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Tamil Nadu goes Digital

The government owned Arasu Cable TV Corporation Limited (TACTV) in Tamil Nadu, India has announced plans to switch to digital mode transmission in Chennai and to extend its services to the capital city,, reports.

Information Technology Minister Mukkur N. Subramanian said the government would soon establish a digital control room and invite tenders for procuring set top boxes to facilitate digital transmission in Chennai.

“The TACTV is taking necessary action to start its services in Chennai metropolitan area in digital mode soon,” Mr Subramanian said.

 “After taking over, the chief minister not only launched the cable TV services in the state but also announced to provide quality services at an affordable cost,” he said.

According to Mr Subramanian 100 channels will be on offer, on both free-to-air and paid platforms.