Doordarshan launches Mobile TV in India

Monday, April 4th, 2016
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Doordarshan started Mobile TV in India

India’s public broadcaster, Doordarshan, has announced that Digital Terrestrial Television services to provide mobile TV in 16 cities — Pitampura (Delhi), Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Guwahati, Patna, Ranchi, Cuttack, Lucknow, Jallandhar, Raipur, Indore, Aurangabad, Bhopal, Bangalore and Ahmadabad — have been started from 25.02.2016.

Mobile TV can be received using DVB-T2 Dongles in OTG enabled smart phones and tablets, Wi-Fi dongles, besides in integrated digital TV(iDTV). While iDTV are available in plenty like Sony, LG, Panasonic, Samsung etc., the dongles are also available in online Flip kart and eBay.

Public and private transportation vehicles and public places are potential environments for Mobile Television. Currently DD National, DD News, DD Bharati, DD Sports, DD Regional/DD Kisan are being relayed. Only one time investment of Dongle will be required by viewers and no extra expenditure unlike streaming with internet.