Mukesh Ambani all set to transform home entertainment with Reliance Jio Giga Fiber

Reliance Jio also announced Giga TV set-top boxes, which will have the ability to use the Internet to offer services such as live TV channels, and a n...

Govt can't put chip in set-top-box without consumer's consent

Nitin Kamat, VP, TAM Media Research, tells exchange4media that TAM had introduced this technology 10 years ago

Reliance Big TV brings free of cost entertainment to Indian households as a Digital India Initiative

It supports the digital India Initiative by bringing urban and rural India on the same platform for entertainment and education with a unified consume...

Tata Sky launches 4K set top box in India

The launch plans were unveiled in July last year when Tata Sky showcased live FIFA World Cup Quarter final match in 4K

Tata Sky launches 4K set top box in India

The launch plans were unveiled in July last year when Tata Sky showcased live FIFA World Cup Quarter final match in 4K

Digitisation deadline pushed back to December 2015

The Modi Government has decided to take this step after taking stock of the various issues involved that are yet to be resolved. These include getting...

Tata Sky unveils plans to lauch 4K set top box early next year

Launch plans were unveiled when Tata Sky showcased the first ever live telecast of a FIFA match with 4K technology on SONY SIX HD using a 4k set top b...

DAS: What is happening at the grassroots?

Oversupply of set top boxes, authenticity of CAFs, and revenue sharing model and concealing last mile consumer by LCOs are issues that are still hampe...

TRAI asks DTH operators to allow interoperability of STBs

TRAI has asked DTH operators to give viewers the option to use the same set top box while switching operators & also that they should be allowed to ch...

40% of STBs should be procured from domestic manufacturers: Uday Varma

With rising Dollar prices & imports becoming costlier, the former I&B Secy feels that it is time for local manufacturers to penetrate the STB market &...

TRAI sets tariff for STBs for digital cable TV subscribers

Prime objective of the tariff order is to ensure effective commercial interoperability. Subscribers don’t have to pay rental 3 yrs after installation

TRAI extends deadline for comments on tariff orders till May 3

The deadline extension comes following request by the stakeholders. The earlier date for sending in written comments was April 26, 2013

RBNL rolls out Choose Your Set Top Box Wisely campaign in 38 cities

The campaign is aimed at empowering consumers with information on digitisation and distribution partners with the opportunity to strengthen brand equi...

2-min video: Hike in STB duty won’t be a burden - Uday Verma

The MIB Secretary maintains that the returns will be good in the near future. The aim is to benefit local production for the coming DAS Phase III

Hike in STB duty: Decision ill-timed, says cable industry

Cable operators & DTH players alike have slammed the doubling of import duties on set top boxes; see prices going up by Rs 100 per STB for consumers

Cable operators contest Govt claim of 55% digitisation

Cable operators say that the Government data also includes DTH figures; they maintain that only 30-35% of the STB installation has been done so far

DAS Phase II: MIB confident of meeting deadline

I&B Secy Uday Kumar Varma says that 16 mn STBs would be required to digitise the 38 cities, of which 6 mn TV sets are already digitised

Why Kolkata missed the DAS deadline thrice?

Along with scarcity of STBs, Kolkata is plagued with law and order problem, and a tussle between the Central and State Governments

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