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Govt. issues urban TV households' list to be covered in DAS Phase III

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NEW DELHI: A total of 38,799,074 television households will be covered in 7,709 urban areas in 630 districts in 35 states and union territories in Phase III of Digital Addressable System (DAS) expected to be completed by the end of this year.

The list is based on the Census Report of 2011 carried out for the government of India.

The list mentions two other areas: Delhi and Chandigarh, where it says DAS was completed in Phase I.

Tamil Nadu tops the list of urban areas with 1095, primarily because DAS was stayed in Chennai after Madras High Court orders. 

Uttar Pradesh comes next with 906, followed by West Bengal with 858 and Maharashtra and Kerala with 524 and 520 districts respectively.

The Ministry website gives details of each state and union territory and also lists every urban area along with TV households. 

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