Videocon d2h

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Videocon d2h
Subsidiary of Videocon Group
Traded as NASDAQVDTH
Industry Satellite television
Founded 2009
Headquarters Mumbai, India
Area served
India
Key people
Anil Khera
Himanshu Patil
Products Pay television, pay-per-view, Satellite television, DTH, Direct-broadcast satellite
Parent Videocon Group
Website www.videocond2h.com

Videocon d2h is an Indian pay TV company, providing direct broadcast satellite service—including satellite television, audio programming, and interactive television services—to commercial and residential customers in India. It uses MPEG-4 with DVB S2 digital compression technology, transmitting using ST-2 satellite.

Its primary competitors are cable television and other DTH service providers—Airtel digital TV, Reliance Big TV, DD Free Dish, Dish TV, Sun Direct and TATA Sky.
Videocon d2h has 25 million subscribers as of June 2014.[2]
Videocon D2H Is No.1 DTH In India With Maximum Subscriber.

History[edit]

Videocon d2h in use
Videocon d2h hd Sample Image

Videocon d2h is India's fastest growing DTH service provider which offers over 525 channels and services. Videocon d2h also offers 41 "HD" channels and services. It launched India's first 4K Ultra HD DTH channel. Videocon d2h offers India's first 1000 GB High Definition Digital Video Recorder and is the first DTH service provider to offer Radio Frequency Remote Control (available with High Definition Digital Set Top Box with unlimited recording).

Powered by the MPEG-4 and DVB-S2 technology, Videocon d2h offers services such as 12 PIP Mosaic, d2h Cinema, weather updates and multiple tickers to transform your TV into a hub of entertainment and knowledge. It offers High Definition channels in 1080p, HDD Sound and 16:9 aspect ratio. Apart from these, it also offers the Active Music service, which includes 41 Audio / Video active music channels, 24-hrs a day.

In addition, Videocon d2h provides round-the-clock prompt and efficient customer support in nine regional languages in addition to English and Hindi from the dedicated 8 Customer care centres present in seven locations. Videocon d2h is the most valued Indian company on NASDAQ by equity market capitalization as of 30th Sept 2015 and was the first Indian media company to be listed on NASDAQ.

3D[edit]

Videocon d2h became the first DTH service provider in India to offer a 3D ready Set Top Box in India. Videocon d2h subscribers can view 3D content on their TV provided they have a 3D TV. Videocon d2h was also the first DTH service in India to have an active channel with 3D content.

HD DVR with 3D

Videocon d2h has its own HD Digital Video Recorder (DVR) Set Top Box which has features like Slow Motion, Rewind, Fast Forward. Videocon d2h's HD DVR has a Hard Disk capacity of 500 GB & 1TB (1024 GB) which can record up to 600/1500 hours of content respectively.

Technical Information[edit]

Videocon d2h has 10, 54 MHz transponders on Satellite ST-2. Videocon d2h is aligned at 88° East on the Clark Belt. Videocon d2h uses state-of-the-art MPEG-4 technology, which permits high compression for video and DVB-S2 technology, which allows more efficient transmission of satellite signals. For remote control, Videocon d2h uses a highly advanced Radio Frequency remote, which also happens to be India's first radio frequency remote and comes with a plug in earphone. Videocon d2h is also the first DTH provider in India to launch wireless headphones for its Set-top box, which is compatible with all of its Set-top boxes.

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Videocon d2h is a principle sponsor of Mumbai Indians.

Videocon d2h is the shirt sponsor for FC Goa football club.

Awards & Achievements[edit]

Since its inception in 2009 Videocon d2h has won many awards and recognitions. Videocon d2h won the Product of the year Award in 2010 for its Satellite DVD. Videocon d2h was also selected as the 4th most successful brand launch of the year 2009 across all product categories in the Brand Derby survey carried out by Business Standard. Videocon d2h received a silver trophy for the “Best Search Engine Optimization Campaign” by the Indian Digital Media Awards in 2012. Also the first to launch HD 3D DTH Services in the country. Videocon d2h was Awarded Winner For Best SEO at IDMA 2014.

In 2013 Videocon d2h has been awarded as Asia's Most Promising DTH Brand because of adding highest number of new subscribers compare to any other DTH Operators worldwide.

Videocon d2h, Asia's most promising DTH brand and India's fastest growing DTH service is all set to revolutionize the television viewing experience with the preview of 4K Ultra HD DTH services in India. The company newly rechristened as Videocon d2h limited will be the first Indian DTH company to provide these services

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 14.27 Million Gross Subscriber Base and 10.84 Million Net Subscriber Base
  2. ^ "India braced for DTH merger between Reliance and Sun – Rapid TV News India". In.rapidtvnews.com. 13 August 2013. Retrieved 19 August 2013. 

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