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HFCL says it only wants to be DTH box supplier; not an operator

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Broadband player Himachal Futuristic Communications Ltd (HFCL) chairman and managing director Mahendra Nahata has announced that his company is not interested in getting into Direct to home television, either as a platform builder or distributor.



"We are interested in supplying set top boxes to various prospective DTH operators," he told indiantelevision.com. "The pricing is around Rs 8,000-9,000 per box."



He revealed that he is in conversation with potential DTH players to supply them with boxes. He added: "It is both an open platform without any conditional access and it can also be a box with conditional access which will have encryption system to be selected by the operator."



 

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