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Set Top Boxes

Unused DTH STBs could be worth 750 mn USD: TRAI

Up to 30 million Set Top Boxes (STBs) of Direct to Home (DTH) operators worth nearly 750 million US Dollars may be lying unused in the country mainly because of non-interoperability, broadcasting sector regulator TRAI has said.

Apr 10, 2016, 14:26 PM IST

Consumers should benefit from Digitisation drive: Javadekar

Javadekar emphasised on the need for having inter-operability of Set Top Boxes.

Oct 08, 2014, 16:49 PM IST

Govt set to announce new schedule for cable digitisation drive

The government is set to announce a new schedule for the drive for digitisation of cable sector and a notification is likely to be issued soon.

Sep 10, 2014, 22:41 PM IST

Govt considering extending deadline of digitisation drive

In a bid to allow more time to domestic manufacturers of Set Top Boxes (STB) to meet the demands of digitisation of cable television systems, the government is considering extending the deadline of the drive.

Aug 24, 2014, 00:57 AM IST

'DTH operators should provide inter-operability of set tops'

Direct to Home (DTH) operators should provide their consumers either commercial or technical inter-operability of set top boxes, TRAI chairman Rahul Khullar on Tuesday said.

Dec 10, 2013, 15:53 PM IST

TV without set top boxes to go blank in 38 cities from Monday

Television sets without Set Top Boxes (STBs) would go blank from Monday in 38 cities which are included in the second phase of digitisation, Indian Broadcasting Federation (IBF) Tuesday said as government claimed 67 percent digitisation had been achieved in these places.

Mar 26, 2013, 20:59 PM IST

Mumbai has highest percentage of digitization, Delhi 2nd

After the analogue television signal was switched off at midnight of October 31 in Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata, the I&B ministry Thursday claimed that Mumbai has the highest percentage of digitisation followed by Delhi with more than 100 percent coverage.

Nov 01, 2012, 22:21 PM IST

Govt to monitor prices of set top boxes: Varma

Having switched off analogue cable signals in the metro cities of Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata, the government is planning to monitor the implementation of digitised cable in the three cities and prices of set top boxes.

Nov 01, 2012, 20:13 PM IST

1 day left for digitisation deadline, 93% switchover

With a day left for cable TV digitisation deadline, the switchover in all the four metros Tuesday reached an overall 93 percent.

Oct 30, 2012, 23:20 PM IST

I&B Ministry to make MSOs accountable for digitisation data

The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has initiated the process of making amendments in the Cable Rules which will make multi-system operators accountable for the information they provide about the progress made in digitising cable services.

Jul 01, 2012, 13:52 PM IST

TRAI unhappy about I&B Ministry's statement on DAS

TRAI said these regulations had to come into force before digitalisation of cable services can be achieved.

Jun 22, 2012, 19:22 PM IST

Cable TV digitalisation deadline put off by four months

The decision to defer the plan for switchover from analogue to digitalised signals was announced by the government today as it was found that the metros of Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata were not ready for it.

Jun 20, 2012, 21:02 PM IST

I&B Min reviews digitisation, no hint of deadline extension

The government has declared that analogue cable service would be phased out and complete digitisation will usher in the cable sector in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata by July 1.

Jun 08, 2012, 23:17 PM IST