[AI] DTH entertainment services!

Nirmal Verma nirmalkatara at gmail.com
Sun Jul 12 02:03:30 PDT 2015


Dear George

Handling two remotes was main problem. I bought a videocon tv with inbuilt
dth. Now we have only one remote and the challenge was only remembering
channels. I created a small list of channels we see and the job was done.

Nirmal
On 12-Jul-2015 2:17 pm, "Prashant Verma" <prashant.rv at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear George,
> I am also very concerned with inaccessibility in this arena.
> Technology-wise, the only solution is to have set-top boxes with talking
> features. Such products exists and our operators just need to adopt them
> and
> offer to consumers for purchase.
> I am sure blind persons will be ready to pay that extra few thousand rupees
> for such devices.
> Saksham, particularly Mr. Dipendra Manocha has tried to work with Dish TV
> and Tata sky recently to make them adopt these devices. Unfortunately,
> after
> the initial enthusiasm  not much progress has taken place.
>
> Since we are a negligible market I wonder whether these operators will ever
> offer it for commercial considerations. It needs to be enforced by law.
> But we don't have any laws yet to ensure accessibility of ICT
> infrastructure. The government has adopted a policy only and not much  work
> is being done on it.
>
> In the interim, I have tried to put together the channel list of popular
> service providers in Braille, audio and eText on my website. Keeping them
> up-to-date has proved to be very difficult however.
> The Tata Sky channel list  is available on the page given below. you can at
> least check the number of your favourite channel. Tata Sky is also
> providing
> the program guide on their website but it is not fully accessible.
> Channel list:
>
> http://www.worldofdth.com/thread-wod-exclusive-tatasky-channel-list-as-on-11
> -july-2015
> Tata Sky TV guide:
> http://www.tatasky.com/wps/portal/TataSky/channels/tvguide
>
> We should together do something about this.
>
> With regards,
> Prashant
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
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> Subject: [AI] DTH entertainment services!
>
> Hi Folks,
>
>
>
> I use Tata Ski at home. With each new set top box, I have been finding it
> more and more difficult to navigate the menus. Not sure if the Tata Ski
> promoters consider us blind people as stakeholders.  When I started with
> Tata Ski, I could get to the channels I wanted easily thanks to the
> favourite feature. Sadly, with technological advancement and the more
> sophisticated the digitisation has become, the more difficult it has become
> to navigate. What is the state with other DTH services?
>
>
>
> Given the nation's rush towards digitisation, I am not sure how great it is
> going to be for us. On the one hand digital India holds great promise for
> us, but if the digitisation process does not consider us as stakeholders,
> then we are in for deep trouble.
>
>
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