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Videocon d2h launching Wi-Fi ""SMART HD SET TOP BOX""

5th Feb 2016, Mumbai : Videocon d2h (NASDAQ, USA: VDTH) India’s fastest growing DTH service is launching HD SMART Set top Box (Connected Set top box) which converts your existing LED TV into a Smart TV besides showing you more than 500 Channels & services in High Definition and Standard Definition. While the DTH tech in it brings television channels in Standard Definition, High Definition, the Connected set top box allows one to browse content from Twitter, Facebook, Daily Motion, video on demand sites, ott apps, news, weather etc through applications residing on STB.  HD Smart Set Top Box will work as a tool for personalization, engagement and new customer experiences and with internet connectivity, one can convert one’s TV into a smart TV using it. 

With this new launch, Videocon d2h has scaled new technological heights and demonstrated its ability by providing a high end advanced product that delivers next generation solutions as part of the idea of Internet of Things (IoT).    

The feature of unlimited external recording is also available, by plugging  in your own external storage device for recording your favourite programs, for e.g.: if one plugs in his own external hard drive of 1000GB, they can record up to 1900 hrs of content of a standard definition channel.

Connect your HD Smart Set Top Box to your home network of mobile internet, wifi or cable broadband connection to enable data streaming.  Select the smart connect feature and on pressing ok from your remote, one can connect to the world of exciting apps like Twitter, Facebook, Daily Motion, Video on demand, movies etc and watch as per convenience. One can watch the latest videos trending through daily motion app. Users can also connect with their respective social media page to tweet & post updates. With the additional feature of USB recording, one can also record their favourite programs while they are away and watch them later.

Mr. Saurabh Dhoot, Executive Chairman, Videocon d2h said, ""We are proud to announce the launch of this breakthrough technology in the DTH space. This launch of gen-next HD Smart Set Top Box demonstrates our unrivalled expertise and innovation in creation, delivery and execution of technologically advanced products. This product promises to make your existing TV into a smart TV and ensure connectivity with the world. We are enabling convergence of TV, DTH & internet all in one place.""

Mr. Anil Khera, CEO Videocon d2h says, ""We aim to empower people with our connected set top boxes. Our HD Smart Set Top Box offers exceptional features like internet based apps, USB recording, HD quality viewing and reverse path which enable customers to create a unique viewing experience and also stay connected. The customer benefits from an enriched viewing experience through a new user interface allowing seamless navigation""

In the battle for the entertainment space, connected set-top boxes from Videocon d2h will set the benchmark. In their evolution from merely providing entertainment, the gen-next connected STBs, HD Smart Set Top Box will be connecting the TV to web-based content and finally to home control and monitoring features.

Videocon d2h has prided itself in presenting its subscribers with a robust line-up of 600 channels and services, including a host of regional channels. It offers a wide range of active services like smart services including Smart English, Smart Games. The other active services include d2h Hollywood HD, d2h music, d2h spice, d2h cinema in both Standard Definition and HD, etc.

Note to Editors: About Videocon d2h

Videocon d2h is India’s fastest growing DTH service provider which offers over 600 channels and services. Videocon d2h also offers 45 “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 42 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 was the first Indian media company to be listed on NASDAQ, USA. Videocon d2h has been awarded as India’s Most Trusted Brand 2015, Pay TV Operator of the Year at MIPCOM Cannes 2015, Asia’s most promising DTH brand 2013 & 2014, India’s Best brand by Economic Times 2014 and India’s Most Promising Brand by Economic Times 2015.

Forward looking statements:

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