Videocon d2h, Asia’s most promising DTH brand & India’s fastest growing DTH service provider on 19th April has tied up with MStar Semiconductor, Inc., a leading semiconductor company for production of HD MPEG-4 DVB-S2 set-top box.
The new set-top box is capable of processing high quality “Asli” HD channels and bringing premium content to subscribers. This new HD set-top box with MStar’s latest technology provides premium video and audio qualities while maintaining effective overall system cost.
Videocon d2h CEO Anil Khera said “We have partnered with MStar, global leader in integrated chips. The ease of user experience, best in class integration and performance provide a significant edge for our cutting edge high definition set-top box. We are hopeful that MStar technology will provide better experience to our consumers as we are looking at consolidating our leadership position.”
Currently Videocon d2h is offering its SD STBs at Rs 1990 the HD ones cost Rs 2000. In an earlier interview Khera had told indiantelevision.com that the DTH operators’ current number of HD subscribers is 8 per cent of the total that has the potential to rise to 20 per cent in the coming few years.