What Is DTH And How It Works?

DTH is an encrypted transmission that travels to the consumer directly through a satellite.

DTH transmission is received directly by the consumer at his end through the small dish antenna.

A set-top box, unlike the regular cable connection, decodes the encrypted transmission.23 Mar 2004

Which is the No 1 DTH service in India?

DD Free Dish, the first free DTH service in India, was launched by public broadcaster Prasar Bharati in December 2004. India is the largest DTH market in the world by number of subscribers. As on 31 December 2017, there were 67.56 million active pay DTH subscribers in the country.

What do you mean by DTH system?

Direct-to-Home (DTH) television is a method of receiving satellite television by means of signals transmitted from direct-broadcast satellites. The Government of India permitted the reception and distribution of satellite television signals in November 2000.6 Jun 2019

What is the difference between DTH and cable TV?

The regular Cable TV charges around 800-1000 whereas for DTH connections it could go up to 1600, with HD set top boxes costing a lot more. Cable Television though has no such issues. 3. Signals- The DTH uses satellite signals to broadcast a channel while Cable TV still uses the analog signals in the digital world.25 Apr 2018

How many types of DTH are there?

There are six major DTH providers today, all competing for your attention and business: Airtel Digital TV, Dish TV, Sun Direct, Reliance Digital TV, Videocon d2h, and Tata Sky .13 Aug 2011