DD Doordarshan launched free mobile TV service in India without Internet
DD, Doordarshan launched free mobile TV service in India. Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) service is now available in 16 cities on OTG enabled smartphones and tablets, with the help ofDVB-T2 devices and iDTV. National broadcaster Doordarshan has launched digital terrestrial television (DVB-T) in 16 cities in India to provide free mobile TV for the mobile audience. Sixteen cities are Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Guwahati, Patna, Ranchi, Cuttack, Lucknow,Jalandhar, Raipur, Indore, Aurangabad, Bhopal, Bangalore and Ahmedabad.
Mobile TV can be received in and around these cities by using DVB-T2 dongles in OTG enabled smartphones and tablet PCs and users can also watch live TV on mobiles by using in moving vehicles by using WIFI devices. Doordarshan channels are also available on the new platform to TVs available that have built in DVB-T2 tuner, called integrated digital TV (iDTV). Although iDTV is readily available in the best-selling TVs sets from companies like Sony, LG, Panasonic, and Samsung but users can buy dongles from online shopping sites like Flipkart, eBay, and Snapdeal. Users must download the software and connect the dongles with the smartphones and tablets to receive DD signals. It will be free for watching DD channels on DTT platform. Also no internet connection is required after the software is installed. Public and private transport vehicles and public places are potential environments for mobile TV. Currently DD National, DD News, DD Bharati, DD Sports, DD regional / DD Kisan transmitted for mobile TV. Enabling the digital terrestrial television requires only a one-time investment for a dongle and involves no additional cost, as opposed to other services, such as Internet TV streaming. TV images are also free to ghosting and snow and there is now buffering problem in DD mobile TV service. Digital terrestrial television provides a greater diversity in the ownership of the platform to ensure that no single owner of the platform can exert undue influence on public opinion or political agendas. The digital transition offers more opportunities for the local production of content, thereby increasing employment opportunities and creativity and entrepreneurship. TNT is a strong platform for healthy competition on the television market is essential, not to mention a number of advantages, the most important is the reliable platform for all seasons. Since there is no risk of catastrophic failure of the network, TNT is an alternative distribution platform. Television has strongly influenced the lives of Indians for decades, broadcast in black and white since days at the end of 1950. Since then, the televisionis available in color. Digital terrestrial television is the next step in the evolution of the medium, in which you can watch TV on smartphones, tablets and also in moving vehicles. The new audience that is constantly in motion, are the main beneficiaries of this technology. Currently, mobile TV can be received by a dongle for mobile phones and tablet PCs. But the day approaches when it will be integrated in the devices. To watch TV from a phone is always an interesting experience. Public and private vehicles in the transport and public places are the average possible environment for mobile TV services. Transmission of TNT, they all look the same content at the same time and the same level of service, bathed guarantees that all are in the same signal. Thus, the Indian audience now has the opportunity to see Doordarshan channels in a new way. The service is alreadyavailable in 6 cities but expect the number of cities for Mobile TV service to increase in the near future.