For more than a decade (the era of 1980s), Indian television industry's (by and
large) only recognizable face was one name Doordarshan, the only channel to have
existed in those times, and that too owned by government. Serials like Mahabharat
and Ramayana, shouldered the responsibilities of being the sole representative of
Doordarshan's social entertainment values to audience.
However, the scene underwent a drastic change in early 1990s, when cable television entered India with a bang. The credit of introducing cable television in India goes to then Prime Minister Narsimha Rao, who through his series of economic and social reforms (implemented) in 1991, allowed private and foreign broadcasters to go ahead with their entertainment programs. From that point, there was no looking back. Cable television soon redefined the entire Indian television industry. Frankly speaking, the huge success of television in last two decades can be attributed to the emergence of cable television on domestic scene. But off-late, cable television's popularity has taken a backseat, thanks to digital tv box's arrival on the scene.
Digital TV box is nothing but special set-up box that is attached
to the television set. The instrument helps in establishing a connection between
television set and an external source of signal that translates the latter into
Thanks to the inception of digital satellite tv services, viewers can now enjoy high quality audio-video content sitting in their home. The beauty of the whole story is that cable tv operators no longer feature in this chain. Yes, digital television service sees providers reaching out to customers directly. Thus, middlemen aka cable operators are not needed any more. One only need to subscribe to his/her choice of channels package and sit pretty at home.
Also, disturbances like bad signal quality, hiking cable charges and poor customer-service
will not bother you anymore as the digital satellite tv signal services providers
can be contacted directly. As soon as you lodge your complaint, a technician or
an expert will reach to your home in minimum possible time and will resolve your
In case, if you are not satisfied with the services offered by your digital tv provider, you always have the luxury to switchover. Considering every aspect of it, digital tv box is surely an option to consider.