Advertisment

NSTPL selects Intelsat

author-image
VoicenData Bureau
New Update

NSTPL has selected Intelsat for launch of 'Headend in the Sky' for digital cable TV service to support India's aim of completing the transition to digital broadcast television signals by 2014.

Advertisment

Jain TV Group's, Noida Software Technology Park has signed a multi-year, multi-transponder agreement for C-band capacity on Intelsat 902 at 62.

The leading Indian provider of satellite broadcast infrastructure services will use the capacity to create a white label, turnkey channel package that can be received and distributed by multiple system and local cable operators throughout the region.

NSTPL is excited that their HITS platform will facilitate pan-India service beginning this September, the platform will launch with more than 200 digital television channels and will expand to 350 by 2013,” said Dr JK Jain, chairman, NSTPL and Jain TV Group.

Advertisment

Dr Jain further added that any cable operator can offer digital cable service with a nominal investment of approximately Rs 5 lakhs instead of spending crores of rupees to upgrade their networks.

NSTPL also announced that Pradip Baijal, former chairman of TRAI, shall be the mentor for the HITS project and the company will not compete with any other providers rather it will provide solutions directly to cable operators.

Advertisment