Even though this news is of not much consequence for smart-television users, it is an interesting development for those who use standard television sets. Tata Sky and Videocon d2h have announced that their set-top boxes will now also feature web browsing.
DTH (direct-to-home) service providers have experimented with various interactive features which have only been supplemented by things like 4K display support on TV channels. Internet browsing is yet another feather added to the cap. This doesn’t mean, however, that users can use services like video streaming.
Tata Sky offers this new service to all existing customers free of cost, while Videocon d2h is [...]
‘Tata Sky+ Transfer’ set top box (STB) is the newest feature added to Tata Sky’s inventory of technological innovations. The first of its kind in Asia for DTH, this feature enables audiences to transfer recorded content from their set-top box to mobile phones and tablets, allowing them to watch it in the offline mode any time they want.
Adding to the already existing features of the Tata Sky+ HD (Personal Video Recorder) STB, the Tata Sky+ Transfer STB enables transfer of recorded content to a device over wi-fi for subscribers with iOS (iPhones, iPads) and Android mobile devices through the revamped Tata Sky mobile app.
Harit Nagpal, MD & CEO, Tata [...]