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Digi-JPR Networks to offer Dolby Digital Plus in HD STBs

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MUMBAI: Digi-JPR Networks, Mumbai based cable TV network operator has selected Dolby Digital Plus as the audio solution for its HD set-up boxes (STBs). With this move, Dig-JPR HD subscribers will experience the capability of up to 7.1 surround sound, designed to transform the way people experience their favourite sports, movies and television programmes.

Digi-JPR Networks managing director Raja B. Nadar opined, “With digitisation, the broadcast industry in India is evolving at a fast pace by delivering better and more enhanced quality of services to consumers. We are excited to combine high-definition video with Dolby Digital Plus surround sound to bring the best television experience to our customers.”

With Digi-JPR's HD set-top boxes featuring Dolby Digital Plus, consumers will be able to enjoy Dolby surround sound by connecting their home theatre or sound bar to their HD set-top box.

It will offer a complete entertainment experience across a bouquet of HD channels including the Star HD network, Colors HD, Movies Now HD, Discovery HD, National Geographic Channel HD, and many more.

"At Dolby, we constantly strive to bring extraordinary entertainment experiences for the audiences through innovative technology. With Dolby Digital Plus, Digi-JPR will be able to deliver a cinematic entertainment experience to the living rooms of their consumers-from sports, drama, reality TV, and movies," concluded Dolby Laboratories India country manager Pankaj Kedia.

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