Cable TV digitisation

  • Cable TV Services in Urban Areas will be digital from 1st January 2016

  • The cable TV is one of the most popular medium of mass entertainment & education. The country has more than 100 million cable TV subscribers. The digitization of cable TV services is under way in a phased manner in 4 phases. The road map for digitalisation of Cable TV services is as under:

Phase Areas Sunset date for analog Cable TV
Phase –I Four Metros of Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai 31.10.2012
Phase –II Cities with a population more than one million (38 cities) 31.03.2013
Phase –III All Other Urban areas (Municipal Corporation/ Municipalities) except cities /towns/areas specified for corresponding Phase-I and Phase-II. 31.12.2015
Phase –IV Rest of India 31.12.2016
  • The consumers of 4 metros & 38 cities who were covered under phase-I & II of digitalization are getting the benefits of Digital Cable TV services. As Mentioned above, the cut off date in respect of phase-III, which covers remaining urban areas, is 31st December 2015, after which no analog signal transmission or re-transmission of TV channels is permitted by the Law.

Advantages

  • The digital cable TV services (DAS) can carry large number of TV channels with better picture quality and sound for all the channels.
  • The consumer can choose channels of their choice and accordingly budget their expanses.
  • For availing the Digital Cable TV Services, a consumer is required to install a set top box at his/her premises. The STBs can be availed on rental/hire-purchase/outright purchase basis. The consumer has an option to choose any scheme out of many offered by the service provider.

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