Asianet Digital TV
|This article does not cite any references or sources. (September 2012)|
|Products||Cable TV, Pay television, Pay-per-view|
|Parent||The Rajan Raheja Group, Trivandrum|
Asianet Satellite Communications Ltd. is the largest cable network services company in the state of Kerala, India and one of the largest such companies in the world. Started in 1993, Asianet Satellite Communications has today grown in size and reach. Its cable network services operate from over 55 centers spread throughout Kerala and touch over half a million homes and establishments. The Asianet Digital TV (or ADTV, as it is abbreviated), which is actually cable newtwork along with a set-top box which carries up to 180 digital channels. It includes seven exclusively-owned channels which are only cable-cast over our network also.
The Asianet Digital TV comes in FOUR (4) packages:
- Silver bouquet (90 channels).......
- Gold bouquet (130 channels)
- Platinum bouquet (150 channels)
- Mega bouquet(Emerald) (180 channels) [NEW]
- Super bouquet (230 channels) [Soon]
The cost for 1 year of all these bouquets have been highly subsidized. The last of the bouquets, the MEGA pack, has been added very recently in December 2012.
Asianet Digital in HD
An HD (High Definition) service of ADTV was launched in July 2012. The cost for the High Definition TV package (which can be viewed in LCD or LED TV only) (Mega pack + 6 H.D. channels available) is at a rate of Rs. 9999 per year. As of present, 14 High Definition Channels are available. Asianet Satellite Communications Ltd. is leading Internet Service Provider. With a view to ensure high bandwidth availability, Asianet has set up its own International Satellite Gateways at Trivandrum and Cochin.