This is breaking news for DD Freedish subscriber that Doordarshan approved tenders of 5 Indian manufacturers to manufacture set-top box for Doordarshan.
Recently Doordarshan announced that now Doordarshan Freedish will carry mpeg-4 channels with iCAS (Indian Conditional Access System). But it does not mean that old STBs will not work, they can enjoy continuously 80 TV channels in their STBs. New MPEG-4 channels will be available in iCAS enabled set-top boxes.
for iCAS DD Free dish approved tenders of five Indian manufactures to produce special set-top box with iCAS system.
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Here are five manufactures:
KMTS Engineering PVT LTD
STB Model No. SOLID 786
Modern Communication and Broadcast
STB Model No. Champion400SI SD
Velankani Electronics PVT LTD
STB Model No. PRYSM SD-S2
BGM Holding Company
STB Model No. WLD001
STB Model No. MB441
(But keep remember that Doordarshan approved documents submitted in tender process; agreement still pending, we will update you accordingly.)
What is new in these set-top boxes?
All set-top boxes manufacturing by OEMs (STB manufactures) will be integrate by iCAS provided by ByDesign Company and Doordarshan approved firmware/middleware/software. All set-top box will be BIS certified and tested.
So now wait is over and very soon these set-top boxes will be available in your nearest local shop.
The official update available on DD India website - Click here to read