Cable TV Digitisation

  • Cable TV digitisation to be over within a year: Report April 14, 2013

    New Delhi: 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. The large cable TV distributors, known...
  • Karnataka: No Cable TV digitisation till April 5 April 2, 2013

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Monday directed the Central government to ensure that analog channels are not switched off in the state till April 5, 2013. Justice Abdul Nazeer granted time to the Union government to file its objections to a petition seeking extension of the March 31, 2013...
  • Cable TV digitisation deadline for 38 cities ends today April 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The deadline set by the government for Cable TV digitisation in 38 cities across 14 states ends on Monday. Television sets without set top boxes would go blank. These cities are part of the second phase of digitisation as government claimed 67 per cent digitisation had been achieved...
  • Cable TV digitisation deadline for 38 cities to end on Monday March 31, 2013

    New Delhi: The deadline set by government for Cable TV digitisation in 38 cities across fourteen states will end on Monday and television sets without set top boxes would go blank. These cities have been included in the second phase of digitisation as government claimed 67 per cent digitisation had...
  • Scores of TVs go blank as digitisation deadline ends November 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Television sets without set top boxes (STBs) in hundreds of households across Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata went blank as the deadline for switch over to cable TV digitisation ended on October 31 midnight. People watching various programmes faced a TV blackout when the clock struck 12. However, in...
  • Deadline to switch to set top box from cable ends today October 31, 2012

    New Delhi: The deadline for cable operators to switch to digital TV ends on Wednesday in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai. What it essentially means is that if you don't have a set top box, then you can't watch TV starting Wednesday. This is the first of the three-stage process where...
  • Mamata threatens agitation on TV digitisation issue October 30, 2012

    Kolkata: 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 and accused the Centre of trying to adopt a path of "confrontation" with the states on the issue. "When set top boxes are not...
  • Over 80 pc digitisation in 4 metros: I&B Ministry October 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Over 80 per cent cable TV digitisation has been achieved in the four metros, with Mumbai accounting for almost 100 per cent, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry on Friday said. In a statement, the ministry claimed that this figure rises up to 87 per cent if the progress...
  • No extension of deadline on cable digitalisation: Soni September 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Ruling out extension of deadline for digitisation of cable television beyond October 31, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni on Friday said Delhi was lagging behind other metros in this process. Soni met Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and asked her to ensure that all households having cable TV...
  • Cable TV digitisation put off by four months June 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The much-trumpeted digitalisation of cable TV services in four metros will now have to wait for four months beyond July 1, when it was originally scheduled to be introduced. The decision to defer the plan for switchover from analogue to digitised signals was announced by the government on Wednesday...