MUMBAI: The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has
revealed that 68 per cent of Cable TV Digitisation has already
been achieved in the four metro cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata
and Chennai. Only six weeks are now left for the complete
switch over from analogue to digital delivery of television
channels in the four metros for the first phase of digitisation.
wise data shows that Mumbai leads the progress in digitisation
with 95 per cent homes digitised followed by Kolkata with
67 per cent. In Delhi, 53 per cent of the cable homes have
switched to digital and in Chennai, 49 per cent.
into consideration that the TV penetration is about 80 per
cent on an average in four metro cities, and there are 2.55
million DTH subscribers and 4.67 million Set Top Boxes have
already been installed, the percentage of digitization in
four metros is 68 per cent. This includes 20 per cent provision
for multiple TVs in homes and TVs in offices, the MIB said
in a statement.