Mumbai: A government review has revealed that in Mumbai, 50 per cent of cable TV homes have already been installed with set top boxes. In Mumbai, there is an estimated requirement of 34.85 lakh set top boxes and so far 17.07 lakh set top boxes have been installed.
The Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2011 has made it mandatory for switchover of the existing analogue Cable TV networks to Digital Addressable System (DAS) by December 2014, in the entire Country in four phases.
In the first phase, four metro cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai are to be covered by October 31, 2012. The deadline was earlier July 1, 2012.
Installation of set top boxes in cable TV homes is the most crucial precondition for digital switch over of cable television....more
09:30 PM, Aug 03, 2012
Mumbai: From July 1, it will become mandatory for all TV viewers across the four metros to get digital set top boxes. But even as the process of mandatory conversion of analog cable signals to digital continues across the metros, industry experts have flagged off the need for introducing and implementing some critical steps to ensure the revival of the television industry, which has come under steep financial strain despite...
08:58 AM, May 01, 2012