Cable & Datacom Private Limited which introduced its digital cable TV
services in Chennai, Mumbai, New Delhi has now launched it in Pune on 20th
May. Hathway, a part of the Rajan Raheja group, has been the pioneer in
the cable TV industry in India.
cable TV services are hence offered to the customer through a remote controlled
digital device, accompanied by a smart card.
of the key features of digital cable are:
picture quality and sound
Picture quality across all channels unlike in analog transmission where
the higher frequency channels often give a snowy (grainy) picture due to
excessive cable loss
device has a capacity to receive more than 1,000 channels.
on screen ''electronic programme guide'' (EPG), which is one of the most advanced
features of the digital device.
EPG enables the following added features:
guide of all channels for the next three to five days.on all channels
of programmes can be read by the subscriber.
reservations and reminders for future viewing.
channels: can be arranged according to personal order of preference.
control that set passwords and block channels
banner allowing the viewer to see details of the current programme such
as name, start and end time, duration, synopsis.
by genre say movies, across all channels displayed on the TV screen.
at Hathway constantly make efforts to give the best to our customers since
customer satisfaction is one of our key priorities. Technology is moving
towards digitalsays. Jayaraman, MD and CEO, Hathway Cable & Datacom
advantages of these moderately priced digital boxes is that the consumer
does not have to pay extra money in their monthly cable TV bill but can
enjoy the 115+ digital channels instead of only 70-80 analogue channels
that are incapable of giving a DVD quality picture.