State-run Arasu Cable TV gets DAS licence for the first time in India

Arasu Cable TV Corporation the Tamil Nadu state owned Cable TV network got its license to start the Digital Addressable System (DAS) in order to move forward with the digital migration. This is the first time a DAS licences has been granted for a state-run corporation.

TACTV offers a large choice of channels between 90 and 100 and went from 494000 to up to 7052000 in 6 years’ time. The Indian ministry of Information and broadcast already issued an Multi Service Operator license to TACTV allowing them to become a B to B firm.

In February this year, chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union minister for information and broadcasting M Venkaiah Naidu and discussed the issue of DAS licence to TACTV in order to transform the channel into a world class digital cable TV services at low cost.