Prasar Bharti Broadcasting TV plans on mobile phones next year to provide Doordarshan, "digital TV India"
The public broadcaster Doordarshan plans, with the exhibition directly a bouquet of 20 TV channels in partnership with private media companies for mobile phones next year.
"Today you have the choice of digital dth, cable and antenna's. Fourth opportunity will come from 20 free TV channels next year on the mobile phones", Prasar Bharti official Jawhar Sircar Executive Chairman said reporters at margin CII summit big picture.
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The service on the phone will start in Mumbai and Delhi.
Doordarshan will use DVB-T2 Lite technology, which can be reached by a dongle at the moment.
"The goal is with all FTA channels, the platform in our DTH then private company asked to come to form a partnership for pay TV channels accessible by a dongle.
DVB-T (Digital Video Broadcast Terrestrial) transmitted from the TV towers and mobile Internet to watch live television channels. The transmission is facilitated by an application which acts as a switch for TV service on mobile phones.
"Now you can not watch TV for 10 to 12 hours. Most things that happen in any tablet or mobile phones. So many people travel every day and they can watch TV channels on their mobile phone as long as battery remains without having to pay for the service. This free television service is financed by advertising revenue", Sircar said.
He said it is not expected that India will have around 225 million smartphones later this year and is now expected to be around 185-190 million, which is huge and more than the population of many countries have.
"Digital terrestrial TV is very popular in Europe through to cost-effectiveness. This is an offer that I'm using. When 44 countries working on land, why it junking?" Sircar said.
And now the public broadcaster Doordarshan, beginning with private media companies the end of next year, the exhibition is a series of 20 free channels directly on your mobile phone plans in cooperation.
Today you have a choice of cable, antenna and satellite TV. Now the fourth option is via digital terrestrial antenna (DVBT2)comes to offer 20 free TV channels next year on the mobile phones.
Doordarshan take DVB-T2 Lite technology, which can be reached by a safety device dongle at the moment.
"The goal is to start with all operating our DTH platform open channels. We ask private companies to come and have a partnership. Accessible by a security time today. And collect telecommunications companies to integrate your cell phone," Sircar said.