Minister said though Delhi was lagging behind, she was confident
that 100 per cent household would install the digital STBs
by 31 October as Dikshit had assured full implementation.
to implement the "major reform initiative", Soni
said the deadline for installation of STBs in the four metros
of Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai is not going to be extended
any further. The I&B Ministry had extended the earlier
deadline of 30 June to 31 October following what it termed
as demand by cable operators.
digitisation, people will be able to access internet connection,
phone connection and even be able to watch TV on mobile. It
is a major reform initiative in the (television and broadcasting)
sector," she said.