MUMBAI: After cable operators from Kolkata, it's the turn
of their counterparts in Chennai to dispute the digital television
penetration figures given by the Ministry of Information and
Chennai Metro Cable Operators Association (CMCOA) has written
a letter to the Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika
Soni saying the government's claim that 69 per cent cable
TV households in Chennai have been seeded with set-top boxes
to CMCOA, the Chennai DAS area has four million cable television
homes, but only 160,000 homes have been seeded with STBs.
"You may call for latest SMS report of any pay channel
billed with two existing MSOs Kal cables and Jak Communications,
CMCOA general secretry M R Srinivasan said in the letter.