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Help Only 20% metro homes have digital set-top boxes
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New Delhi: With their request to extend the June 30 deadline for the four-metro rollout of the digital addressable system (DAS) turned down, large cable operators are staring at a mammoth task of seeding 9.6 million digital set-top boxes (STB) in the next three weeks.
This is because, till June 1, only one in five cable homes across metros actually had the mandatory digital STBs. Against a combined requirement of 12.5 million digital STBs across Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai, only 2.9 million STBs were actually seeded, the data shared by the information and broadcasting (I&B) ministry with the stakeholders revealed.

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I think that Set-top boxes used by all metro homes.
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Set-top boxes are used extensively at city areas but in rural areas the demand is absolutely 0.
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Most of the rural areas, those Cable guys those who are using analog system are still controlling and customers has no choice other than taking such cable connection.!!
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