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NXT Digital organises roadshows for LMOs across 19 cities

MUMBAI: Hinduja’s headend in the sky (HITS) platform NXT Digital is looking at a smooth rollout when it launches by this month end. In keeping with the launch timeline, the platform is talking to the last mile owners (LMOs) across the country directly to help them understand the functioning of the system as well as the advantages of moving from the current multi system operator (MSO) to the HITS platform.


Over the last 11 days, NXT Digital has covered 19 cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Goa, Bhubaneswar and Kolkata among others through its roadshows. The final destination will be Visakhapatnam, where the HITS player will meet city LMOs on 10 August. 


Through the initiative, NXT Digital has met close to 6000 LMOs so far. Additionally, as part of the training, the HITS player will run a live demo van covering 10 states. 


As reported earlier by, NXT Digital has signed up as many as one million analogue TV households in phase III markets in a span of three weeks.


Grant Investrade Limited managing director Tony D’silva said, “The fraternity is extremely excited about NXT Digital. In just over three weeks since NXT Digital was announced, it has already been signed up to reach one million analogue TV households in phase III markets through LMOs and MSOs who have opted for our services.”


“NXT Digital will empower and enable the distribution fraternity including LMOs and MSOs to offer a world of exciting digital services to their end-subscribers in all the analogue households across markets. Crucially, NXT Digital will not only help the LMOs and MSOs go digital as per government mandated standards and within the set deadlines, but, throughout the process, help them be independent and retain the ownership of their network,” added D’silva.


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