Hinduja's HITS targets cable TV digitisation in small cities

Hinduja group company Grant Investrade, which this month received licence to operate headend-in-the-sky (HITS) service, is targetting cable operators and MSOs in small cities and towns to be covered under the last two phases of network digitisation.

Initiative of digitising Cable TV sector on track: Javadekar

Javadekar, who was speaking at an event organised by CII, said that there was immense potential in the media and entertainment sector.

Javadekar for India-made set top boxes in digitisation drive

Javadekar sought suggestions directly through e-mail or his twitter account.

TRAI to take up TV channels pricing issue

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Chairmam said that the present system was "broken" and it is getting fixed now.

Cable TV digitisation: TRAI moves court against cable operators

In its complaints before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vidya Prakash, TRAI said cable operators were violating its regulations concerning implementation of Digital Addressable Cable TV System (DAS), for which a set-top box is to be attached with television set of the subscriber.

Move with caution on digitisation issue: Par panel to I&B Min

"In view of the emerging scenario, the committee feels that the process of 100 percent digitisation will not be smooth and there may be more problems in phase III and IV of digitisation," the Parliamentary Standing Committee said in its report tabled in Parliament.

Cable TV digitisation to be over within a year: Report

The process of full digitisation of cable TV systems in the country is expected to be over well before the end of the current fiscal given a sharp surge in the installation of set-top boxes by large distributors, a report has said.

Cable digitisation: Govt allows grace period of 15 days

The government is planning to go slow in enforcing black out on TV screens as about 25 percent of 1.6 crore households missed the April 1 deadline to switch over to digitised cable television.

TRAI asked to check monopolies in cable sector

As the government's digitisation drive enters its second phase, the Information and Broadcasting ministry has asked telecom regulator TRAI to come up with measures to check prevalence of monopolies in the cable TV sector.

'Delhi has achieved 100% installation of set top boxes'

Delhi government Friday claimed that the national capital has achieved 100 percent installation of set top boxes for smooth transition of cable TV service to digital addressable system from the analogue network.

TV screens in 3 metros go blank; Chennai gets relief for 5 days

People watching various programmes faced a TV blackout when the clock struck 12.

Cable TV digitisation deadline ends, threat of blackout for some

The deadline set by Government for Cable TV digitisation in the four Metros ended Wednesday with the switchover reaching 94 percent and those who have not installed set top boxes (STB) faced the threat of a TV blackout from Thursday.

Mamata threatens agitation on TV digitisation issue

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday threatened to launch an agitation if television transmission was blacked out after the October 31 deadline for digitisation.

Exclusive teams to verify digitisation progress in 4 metros

With the deadline for switching over to digitisation in four metros ending on Wednesday, Government today said exclusive teams have been set up for physical verification of the progress made, even as it refuted charges about inaccuracies in the transition figures.

Plan to make India teleport hub: Varma

The I & B ministry is planning to switch off the analogue signal for cable TV from November 1.