Digitisation

  • RBI to digitise its old records 26-01-2014 11:23 AM

    New Delhi: To preserve delicate and brittle documents, the Reserve Bank will digitise old records running into 1.5 lakh pages and make them available online. The archival records of the Reserve Bank of India publications are in the form of books, bound volumes and accession registers. The objective is "digitising...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Digitisation one of leading achievements in UPA report card 23-05-2013 01:04 AM

    New Delhi: The UPA government listed ushering the process of digitisation of the cable sector as one of its leading achievements in its report card that was presented to the people on Wednesday. The government said it had implemented digitisation in the Phase I cities of Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata...
  • Cable TV digitisation to be over within a year: Report 14-04-2013 04:10 PM

    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...
  • 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...
  • Digitisation of cable TV households in all the four metros is up to 94 pc 01-11-2012 07:52 PM

    TV sets go black in Delhi and Mumbai homes as the deadline for digitisation ended on Wednesday, but Kolkata and Chennai get a reprieve. ...
  • 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...
  • Mamata threatens agitation on TV digitisation issue 30-10-2012 05:06 PM

    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...
  • 'Interest in digital printing growing in India' 26-11-2011 10:00 AM

    New Delhi: 'Crossing Currents', a two-day conference, looked at how literary content was being produced, packaged, sold and consumed differently in the world of increasing digitisation as interest in the new media publishing is growing in India. The conference, part of an annual 'Globalocal' initiative, was organised by the German...
  • Ordinance to phase out analogue cable TV gets Prez nod 29-10-2011 10:13 AM

    New Delhi: President Prathibha Patil has given her nod to an ordinance, which would make digitisation of cable services mandatory by 2014. The presidential assent marks the coming in to force of the government ordinance, which is set to bring the analog era in the Indian television to an end,...
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