MStar Semiconductor, Inc. And Videocon D2h Announce Mass Production Of MPEG-4 HD Set-Top Box For India Market

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Videocon d2h has decided to tie up with MStar Semiconductor for its new HD MPEG-4 DVB-2 set top boxes (STB) that will be provided to the Indian market. The new STB with MStar’s technology provides features such as PVR that allows users to watch content of their interest at their own time. It also allows for watching TV channels with functions such as title/time based recording, rewind and forward, auto serial recording, pause live TV and mark-skip-watch.


City, State, Country., April 23, 2014 - (PressReleasePoint) -  

MStar Semiconductor, Inc., a leading semiconductor company for display and digital home solutions, today announces its successful mass production of HD MPEG-4 DVB-S2 set-top box with Videocon d2h, Asia’s most promising DTH brand & India’s fastest growing DTH service provider. This new HD set-top box with MStar’s latest technology provides premium video and audio qualities while maintaining effective overall system cost.

Videocon d2h, the fastest growing “Direct to Home” service provider in India with 27 “Asli” HD channels, has been dedicated to bringing new features to its subscribers. In addition to basic set-top box functions, the new HD set-top box includes PVR features, which facilitates users to enjoy all interested content as per their preferred time.

Additionally, the new set-top box powered by MStar Semiconductor, Inc. enables revolutionary way of watching TV channels through following functions: title/time based recording, rewind & forward functions, auto serial recording, pause live TV and mark-skip-watch functions. Users can now utilize the new features to either enjoy recorded content or seek a certain part of recorded content.

“Having a 10 million subscriber base in a very short time in India is a strong testimony of Videocon d2h's success. It is our honor and pleasure to be the partner with Videocon d2h.” says Wayne Liang, Chairman of MStar Semiconductor, Inc. “Leveraging our cutting-edge set-top box platform, we will continue to support Videocon d2h to further build upon their success.”

Mr. Anil Khera, CEO of Videocon d2h says “We have partnered with MStar, global leader in integrated chips. The ease of user experience, best in class integration and performance provide a significant edge for our cutting edge high definition set-top box. We are hopeful that MStar technology will provide better experience to our consumers as we are looking at consolidating our leadership position”. The cooperation between Videocon d2h and MStar Semiconductor, Inc. is expected to be a solid foundation of Videocon d2h DTH service and further accelerate the business momentum of MStar STB solutions.

About MStar Semiconductor, Inc.
MStar Semiconductor, Inc. (“MStar”) is a world-class leader in Application Specific ICs (“ASIC”) with a focus on consumer electronic products and communication applications. Since the inception in 2002, MStar has established a strong brand and leadership position in LCD controller, analog and digital TV and set-top box by fully leveraging its core expertise of cutting-edge design capabilities, continuous innovation and premier customer-focused services. Headquartered in Taiwan, MStar has a comprehensive global footprint of international R&D and customer support centers to provide a full range of total solutions for various consumer electronic applications. 

About Videocon d2h
Videocon d2h is India’s fastest growing DTH service provider in India which offers 490+ channels and services which include 27 “Asli” HD channels, Videocon d2h is the first DTH service provider to have radio frequency remote for DTH service. In addition to all popular television channels, the Videocon d2h platform will offer many new features and interactive services, thus providing a wonderful viewing experience to consumers like 12 PIP mosaic, d2h cinema, weather updates and multiple tickers to transform your TV into a hub of entertainment and knowledge. It offers high definition channels in 1080p, HDD sound and 16: 9 aspect ratio. Videocon d2h provides round-the-clock prompt and efficient customer support in eight languages from the dedicated customer care team present in 6 locations.



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