Videocon – Videocon DTH Service – Videocon Direct-To-Home (DTH) Service
Videocon, will roll out its direct-to-home (DTH) service from Kolkata., on 20th June. The DTH service, which is being handled by Videocon group subsidiary, Bharat Business Channel (BBCL), will be marketed through some 30,000-odd dealers of the Videocon Group.
Videocon will have the set-top box in-built into its colour television sets, beginning from a price range of Rs 8,000. The company will also have on offer a satellite DVD player targeting another segment of customers. This will be capable of receiving satellite signals. The price for this is Rs 4,000. Videocon will manufacture the set top boxes at its Aurangabad factory.
Mr Dhoot said that the company will be launching its GSM mobile service on August 15 in Chennai. The mobile service is being handled by Videocon Subsidiary Datacom. The brand logo for our DTH and mobile service will be launched in Macau during the IIFA Awards 2009 on June 13.
A Singaporean firm has designed the logo for us, Mr Dhoot added. Incidentally, this year IIFA Awards ceremony is being sponsored by Videocon. Asked about the fate of the power and steel projects in West Bengal, the Videocon supremo said: We are on a wait and watch mode. However, we are hopeful to implement all our scheduled projects in the state, he added.