Set Top Box

  • No more ads which threaten of TV going blank in absence of STB 24-01-2014 05:58 PM

    New Delhi: Government has decided to junk advertisements which told consumers that their TV screens would go blank if they do not buy Set Top Boxes before the deadline for Digitisation and would instead try to convince the viewers of benefits of converting to the new system. I&B minister Manish...
  • Roku TV introduced, doesn't require a set-top box to stream video 07-01-2014 11:52 AM

    Las Vegas: Roku Inc. is launching a line of TVs that play video from services like Netflix without requiring a set-top box. While similar to smart TVs on the market already, the company's Internet streaming platform offers some 1,200 apps and more comprehensive niche content choices. The Saratoga, California-based streaming...
  • Google to launch Nexus set-top box with focus on gaming in 2014: Report 08-12-2013 03:46 PM

    Mumbai: While we haven't yet seen a Google TV running a stripped-down version of Android, a new report says a Nexus-branded set-top-box is incoming. Information magazine has the story of Google's plans to launch a set-top box in the first half of 2014. The TV-connected hardware will have a heavy...
  • Tata Sky reduces price of HD set-top box to Rs 2,000 29-10-2013 02:52 PM

    New Delhi: DTH service provider Tata Sky today announced reduction in price of its high definition (HD) set top box to Rs 2,000 from Rs 3,100 earlier. Now, Tata Sky HD set top boxes will be available at the price of a standard definition (SD) set top box, the company...
  • TRAI deadline for digtised TV ends today 25-06-2013 10:26 AM

    New Delhi: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) deadline for switching to digitised TV ends on Tuesday. All those with cable connections may face a blackout after Tuesday. Cable operators were supposed to file customer details and their choice of television channels with the TRAI board by Tuesday. However,...
  • Amazon to sell set-top box to challenge Apple TV: Report 25-04-2013 11:52 AM

    San Francisco: Amazon.com Inc will release a set-top TV box later this year that will stream video over the Internet, challenging Apple Inc's Apple TV device and a similar gadget sold by start-up Roku, BloombergBusinessweek reported on Wednesday. The box will plug into TVs and give viewers access to Amazon's...
  • No extension of digitisation deadline: Manish Tewari 04-04-2013 01:05 AM

    New Delhi: The government will not extend the deadline for the second phase of digitisation of TV set-top boxes, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said on Wednesday. "We are not going to relax the deadline. We want digitisation to go through," Tewari told reporters. He added that transition from...
  • Scores of TVs go blank as digitisation deadline ends 01-11-2012 10:09 AM

    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 31-10-2012 10:22 AM

    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...
  • Customs duty on LCD TVs slashed to 5 pc 06-07-2009 12:54 PM

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  • Costlier set top boxes, cheaper shoes 28-02-2007 04:06 PM

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  • CAS roll out creates inconvenience 01-01-2007 05:12 PM

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  • DTH or set-top? Clear confusion 28-12-2006 07:04 PM

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