August 30th, 2014 7:06 PM 0 COMMENTS

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting gives green Signal to MSOs bringing the total tally to 106 as on July 23

According to a recent list which includes the cancellation and registration for Digital Addressable market four of the Multi System Operators (MSOs) license has been cancelled. The MSOs whose registration has been cancelled includes Chennai-based Jothishankar Annamalai, Mysore-based Mediasix Digital Networks, Kolkata Based Digicable Comm and Thanjavur based Kavery Digital Networks. Kavery Digital Network which was functional in the DAS notified areas of Tamil Nadu took a blow from the... Read More

August 24th, 2014 1:59 PM 13 COMMENTS

Cable TV digitization in India, can DTH replace the cable players ?

The journey of Indian Television industry so far has been very interesting and has witnessed exponential growth. Starting with one channel Doordarshan, liberalisation in 1991 opened the Indian television market. Today there are close to 800+ channels and still counting. With the growing demand for cable from subscribers, there was a huge leakage in tax revenues to the government due to unaccounted or under reported subscribers in the cable distribution.... Read More

August 20th, 2014 6:02 AM 20 COMMENTS

Here is What you need to know about High Definition in India

In fact HD may be the silver bullet which helps DTH win over its competitors like analog and digital cable and IPTV. Analog and Digital Cable TV may be cheaper but the quality is also worse and HD as of now is available effectively only through DTH. If you do have one of these flat panels, It’s criminal not to have at the minimum - a High definition set top... Read More

August 13th, 2014 3:42 PM 7 COMMENTS

Demystifying Tata Sky Set Top Box; Which one suits you the best?

Tata Sky was amongst the first lot of DTH operators to set their foot in India. Tata Sky DTH service was formally started in 2006 and during those days Tata Sky was bundled free with new TVs sets in a bid to introduce the consumers to DTH technology. The current scenario is such that there are more than half a dozen of DTH operators battling for a major chunk in... Read More

August 12th, 2014 6:29 PM 4 COMMENTS

AXN HD to launch in India soon

AXN is one of the most sought after entertainment channel that is known to deliver blockbuster Hollywood flicks at your doorstep from almost 17 years. The AXN Network is spread across 60 countries in slightly tweaked out formats. The Action movies and reality show have been the forte for AXN. AXN is owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment and hosted by Multi Screen Media in India. MSM recently obtained licenses for... Read More

August 11th, 2014 7:04 PM 1 COMMENTS

Set Top Box Market registered an annual shipments of 18.48M in India, Number of HD Set Top Box on Rise

Indian Telecom industry is witnessing a paradigm shift with a sharp increase in the DTH Subscribers and the local cable operators shifting towards Digital set top box. The Digital set top box manufacturers are in fact reeling under the demand after Government gave directives to digitize the Analog network which included the vast cable TV platform. The Set Top Box market is expected to gross $1877.3 million by 2017 pegging... Read More

August 9th, 2014 8:56 PM 23 COMMENTS

Comparison Between Set top Boxes Offered by Dish TV, Which is the best ?

DTH operators are incorporating new features on a regular basis to enrich the Television process. It becomes quintessential for the customers to choose the right set top box. Today we bring to you the comparisons between the Dish TV set top boxes and help you choose the right one. 1. Dish TV Standard-Definition Basic   Cost- Rs 1299* This is the set top box with the bare minimal. It only supports... Read More

August 9th, 2014 7:01 PM 21 COMMENTS

Videocon D2H Now Offers Remote Control with 3.5mm headphone jack!

Innovativeness is something that attracts consumers on regular basis. DTH field has witnessed many such innovations like the HD TV and Set top box with an internal ability to record the programs and playback at your command. Videocon has come out with a feature that is completely out of box and would have never occurred to many people that such a thing can be brought to existence. Television has for... Read More

August 5th, 2014 6:50 PM 22 COMMENTS

Total number of Permitted TV channels in India as of July is 798, I&B Ministry gives Clearance to 3 New Channels

Government had stalled its plan for new television channels as they were bound by the Model Code which forbade the government from clearing the deck for the pending channels. The three new channels have got a clearance as on July 28 bringing the total number of channels to 798. There have been some changes in the number of channels as the total number of News channels has gone up from... Read More

August 4th, 2014 7:11 PM 44 COMMENTS

Hathway offers 31 HD channels, the highest number of HD channels in India

HD televisions are being adapted at an increased rate thanks to the price drops and the manufacturers intensively campaigning for the same. High Definition is actually referred to the resolution of the Television and also the frame rates. The 720 scan lines are usually referred as HD Ready and the 1080p is full HD. If you are hooked to the cable TV or the DTH then the HD ready TV... Read More

August 2nd, 2014 5:42 PM 24 COMMENTS

A Mere 37 million DTH subscribers active in India from a total of 65 million

DTH is proving to a good option for majority of people as it gives them freedom to pay for the packages they need. In totality there are six private DTH operators which are said to have a customer database of 64.8 million as per the customers database which accounts for the registered users till the first quarter of 2014. According to a Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) report it... Read More

July 8th, 2014 2:31 PM 0 COMMENTS

DishTV names Tata Docomo’s Sandeep Bajpai as VP, Marketing

Dish TV has roped in Sandeep Bajpai as its new VP, Marketing. He was earlier the Head – Communication & Experience, Tata Docomo in India. [caption id="attachment_119516" align="alignright" width="154"] Mr Sandeep Bajpai[/caption] Sandeep has worked as Head of Marketing with Spice Hotspot, a mobility retail chain with a pan India footprint. He has been instrumental in creating brand transformation to transfer existing equity and consumer franchise from Hotspot to the... Read More

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