Videocon d2h—The Innovator in Set Top Box

The trends in Indian Television industry is changing drastically and a very simple question which arises in every consumer mind is what is Digital TV? Digital TV is the new technology for the broadcasting television signals. Traditionally, analog TV transmission has been the traditional method of broadcasting TV channels. But analog TV is not as sufficient as that of the Digital TV. Digital Television is the transmission and audio and video by digitally processed and multiplexed signals, in contrast to totally analog and channel separated signals used by analog. The Government had also passed and orders that the entire home should be get digitalized by the end 2015 i.e. replacing analog TV with the Digital TV.

After knowing the Digital TV, let’s look at what is Digital box. The Videocon D2H Company has a 3 different kind of Digital Box for TV.

ü  Standard Definition Set Top Box

ü  High Definition Set Top Box

ü  High Definition Video Recorder Set Top Box

Standard digital set top box

  • This Digital Box is a basic set top box and is the cheapest of the three. Its features are 12 PIP mosaic, Multilingual Channel Guide, d2h Cinema, 41 Audio/ Video Music Channel, Favorites, Preview Screen (in Full Guide), Info Bar, Tickers, d2h Movies and contain USB Port.

High definition digital set top box

  • HD Digital box contains all the features of standard set top box apart from these the features of HD set top box are High Definition Box, Full HD Picture Quality, 5 x times Digital Quality Picture, HDD Sound-High Definition Digital Sound and 16:9 Wide Aspect Ratio.

High definition digital video recorder

  • High Definition Digital Video Recorder:  HD DVR (what is a DVR )contains all the features of HD Digital Box along with these features the other features are HD Recorder(High Definition + Recorder), Record 2 and watch 1, 500 GB Hard Disk (Hard Disk Worth Rs 5650/- Inbuilt), 775 hours of Recording(up to), Auto Serial Recording, Pause Live TV, MSW—Mark—Skip—Watch, Title Based Recording, Time Based Recording, Buffer Memory Recording , Slow Motion, Rewind/Forward(up to 32x), Dual USB Port, Internet Port and 3D.

After studying the various Digital Box, let’s us study about the Set Top Box TV. The Set Top Box plays a very important role without which a person cannot watch the television.  To enjoy the digital viewing experience one needs to have a 3 things TV, Reflector, Set Top Box. The Set Top Box has a smart card slot where you need to insert a smart card; the Set up Box won’t work until you insert a smart card into it.


Era of Digitalization

The trends in television industry are changing very fast. These led to arise a question in the mind of consumers that is what is digital tv? The switch from analog to digital broadcast television is referred as is digital television. TV Channels we watch are the result of television signals. These signals are sent through analog, digital and terrestrial format. Digital Television is the transmission of audio and video by digitally processed and multiplexed signals, in contrast to totally analog and channel separated signals used by analog. The Government has given and ordered to get digitalization that is by replacing broadcast analog television with digital television.

Another question comes to everyone’s mind is what exactly is DTH? A very common term used all networks providers. DTH is an acronym for “Direct to Home” services. D2h used by Videocon also stands for same. DTH is a digital services that provides television viewing services directly to subscribers through satellite transmission anywhere in the country. A dish placed outside the homes helps in receiving the signal and broadcasting the transmission on television. DTH allows the user to select the Digital TV Packages and pay only for those channel which are in the packages. There are basically two digital TV packages i.e. for ROI (Rest for India) and for South. The digital packages which d2h provides are for ROI are Super Gold, Gold Entertainment HD, Gold HD, New Gold Sports Pack and many more for ROI, and for South it provides South Silver Pack, South Silver Sports Pack and more.

After knowing what is Digital tv and their Packages, let’s see now what is digital tv box? To enjoy the digital television viewing experience one needs to have a 3 things TV, Reflector and Digital Box. The reflector (Dish) captures the signals from the satellite and sends it to digital set top box, the set box converts the signals and sends it to the television to be transmitted. The digital box has a smart card slot where one needs to insert a smart card; the set top box won’t work until you insert the smart into it. The fastest growing DTH service in India Videocon D2H has one of the most advanced Digital set top Boxes. The features of set box are Mosaic, tickers, favorites, Preview Screen and many more.

After understanding the digital box, let’s look at what is tv packages? Because without package customer won’t be able to define what he wants to see in his television? Videocon D2H provides TV Packages as per the customer convenience. Videocon also provide HD TV Packages. Videocon d2h has 400 channels and services and also provides 22 HD channels to their customer. Users can subscribe to Videocon d2h online through their website

Videocon digital packages and services

Television (TV) has changed from being just a box to a service. The TV service is the new term in the market. This change from a TV to TV service has happened due to digitization of broadcasting. Digitization is providing direct services of broadcasting through satellite. These direct services are given by the DTH providers. Videocon d2h is the one of these DTH providers.  TV service provides the channels that a customer wants, active services, movies on demand and it also helps in recording videos to see them in future. The company is an innovator in DTH services.

How many channels does each customer get? This depends on the TV package they select. The company offers various packages which range from rs 200 per month to rs 461 per month including taxes. These TV package includes a bundle of channels that the customer is offered. These packages are made keeping in mind the various customers and their preferences. For example In Videocon there are special package for South Indian people, people who love sports, females in the country, religious people, etc. In all the company provides 17 different packages for the customer to select form.  The customer can select the TV packages that meets his demands the best.

Once the customer selects the right package suiting his needs the next question arises is how to activate that package? In digital TV it has to be recharged like a prepaid card in mobiles. This digital TV recharge can be done in various ways. Videocon d2h has various modes available for the customer to recharge. The company gives the customer the option to recharge DTH online or offline i.e. through recharge vouchers, SMS, call centre and debit or credit card. DTH recharge online include recharge via net banking and Videocon d2h website. Videocon also gives flexibility to the customers in the period of digital TV recharge. The customer has an option to recharge his DTH package for 1 month, 2 months, three months, upto 3 years. This allows the customer to recharge as per his convenience. The warning of recharge is flashed on the screen if the customers previous digital TV recharge period is about to end.

The company also provides other services to customers like 22 Asli ‘HD’ channels, active services, music channel, digital dolby sound, high quality picture for digital connection, 5 times clear picture with high definition for the HD users and recording features in HD-DVR. These services depend on the type of set top box a customer opts for and not on the digital box recharge. The customer can select the best set top box and the best TV package according to his needs to get a satisfying experience of digital TV.

Digital cable TV

With the new and new technology coming in, the world has surely become a better place to live in. Technology has made day to day activities simpler and better. Let’s take an example of television it was a luxurious commodity, before a few people had it and there were a very few channels broadcasted. Now television is present in nearly 60% of the households in the country. From black and white it has turned into a color box showcasing about 100 channels and further now due to digital cable for TV the quality has increased to HD with around 400+ channels.

Digital cable service provides the services through satellite via digital cables. These services use direct signals obtained from satellite and transmit it to the digital cable TV this leads to better quality picture and sound. Digital cable as compared to analog cable is capable in better transmission of waves and thus providing a better viewing experience to the customers.

Videocon d2h is one player providing digital cable service in India. It provides the digital cable service for TV through a dish which receives signal and transmits it to to the TV. This service is also called Direct To Home or DTH service.  Videocon d2h is the fastest growing DTH player in the market. The company is awarded as the 4th Most Successful Brand Launch by Brand Derby. It provides with 22 Asli “HD” channels which is the maximum in industry. It provides a digital TV box also known as set top box to its customers. The Digital cable tv set top box provided by Videocon is at par with its competitors.

The advantages of Videocon d2h’s digital cable TV are that it provides a better picture quality as compared to the analog cable. It enables the customer to pay for what he wants and not what he gets. Also through HD-DVR (what is a DVR) the customer can record video and watch in future. The other features such as HD TV channels, Active services, movies on demand, etc have made digital cable for TV a better option than analog cable.

Videocon d2h is one of the best DTH service providers in the country. It provides its customers with a number of products and various tv packages. The customer can select the best product and package suiting his needs to get maximum satisfaction. If the customer is not satisfies with the packages offered by the company he can opt for ala carte pack where he can select the channels he wants and pay accordingly. The detailed information about the products and packages are given on Videocon d2h’s website For more information you can call their call centre and to know more about the company and happening on d2h TV you can connect to them on facebook and twitter.