Doordarshan is giving terrestrial transmission of Analog Channels since 15th September 1959. DD is migrating to digital terrestrial broadcasting as going digital will provide multiple programme channels from one transmitter, better video and audio quality, availability of signals on mobile and portable devices like handsets/tablets/PCs etc. Some advantages of DTT Transmission are as below: 1. Analog TV (ATV) is subject to interference, such as ghosting and snow, depending on the distance and geographical location of the TV receiving the signal. 2. DTT Transmission is free from "ghosting" and "snowing", which are commonly found in analogue TV pictures. 3. Digital TV supports Standard Digital TV (SDTV), High Definition TV (HDTV) and Ultra High Definition TV (UHDTV) standards. 4. The DTT signal can also be received on portable and mobile devices including in moving vehicles. 5. The digital transition offers an opportunity to increase the production of local content. This in turn creates job opportunity and increase creativity and entrepreneurship. 6. DTT provides an alternative all weather reliable distribution platform for viewers. How to receive DTT?
It requires ordinary antenna (indoor or outdoor depending upon your location) as used in analogue terrestrial TV. With the existing TV set, a DVB - T2 Set Top Box is required. Some integrated Digital TV sets (iDTV) are available in market having in-built set top box or DVB-T2 tuner. With these TV sets one needs only an antenna to be connected to TV set for watching DTT channels. One can watch TV on android smartphone/Tablet without any data charges by connecting DVB-T2 dongles to OTG port of the device. DVB-T2 dongles are available on e-commerce sites or on line purchase sites. App can be downloaded from play store for ‘TV-on-Go’. DiGi-Darshan Wi-Fi Router for Android & iOS are also available on e-commerce sites or on line purchase sites.
Please watch following YouTube videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6f2LWnh1C8U https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hA1nJLENiHQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNnjLpKGBdQ STB, Antenna: a.) Indoor Antenna for fixed TV: available in India. One such vendor’s contact detail is: Compatible Power Pvt. Ltd., Vadodara. Email: email@example.com, Phone: +91-265-6580486 b.) Integrated digital TV(iDTV): Many models of Sony, Samsung, Panasonic. LG, VU. c.) DVB-T2 Dongles for smartphones and tablets are available on e-commerce portals like flipkart, snapdeal etc.