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TV viewers may soon be able to switch service providers without changing set top box

Since last two years TRAI has been trying to make STBs interoperable.

Mar 27, 2019, 11:26 AM IST

Smriti Irani wants to know what you watch on TV: Congress accuses BJP of breaching privacy

A day after reports of Centre's proposal to install chips in set-top boxes emerged, the Congress accused Bharatiya Janata Party of citizen's breaching privacy. Party spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala, in a Twitter post, accused the government of intruding into people's “bedroom”.

Apr 16, 2018, 12:17 PM IST

Govt wants to know what you watch on TV, proposes chip installation in set-top boxes

A senior official of the ministry said the move is aimed to get "more authentic" viewership figures for every channel.

Apr 16, 2018, 11:34 AM IST

Reliance Big TV now available in post offices for booking: All you need to know

The effectively free HD HEVC set top boxes can now be booked through 12,000 India Post offices across Maharashtra and Goa.

Mar 20, 2018, 10:29 AM IST

Reliance Big TV pre-bookings start today: Here's how to watch HD channels free for 1 year

Direct-to-home (DTH) player Reliance Big TV has announced to offer a free access to free-to-air channels up to 500 for five years and pay channels for one year across the country.

Mar 01, 2018, 11:52 AM IST

Reliance Big TV announces free set-top box, HD channels for one year, pre-booking amount Rs 499

 Reliance Big TV will provide free of cost access to an extensive range of HD-quality entertainment channels.

Feb 28, 2018, 21:01 PM IST

DD Free Dish: How to retune your set top box

Attention! For those who are watching Zee News on DD Free Dish, here's an important announcement. 

Sep 09, 2017, 14:51 PM IST

Lakhs of TVs fall silent in Uttar Pradesh

Over 7.50 lakh cable TV sets went blank in seven major cities of Uttar Pradesh Monday, a day after the deadline to get set top boxes installed expired.

Apr 01, 2013, 20:01 PM IST

Cable TV set top boxes consume less power than CFL bulb, says ministry

It also said that power consumption by STBs in standby mode "is even lesser".

Oct 09, 2012, 11:30 AM IST

Final position on digitalisation likely in a week: Govt

With the June 30 deadline for the digitalisation of cable services in metros approaching fast and preparedness of the four cities hanging in doubt, the government today said that it would declare its final position on the matter in a week's time.

Jun 15, 2012, 16:50 PM IST