Reliance Jio set to launch DTH services, set-top box leaked online

Information circulating the Internet suggests that Reliance Jio Infocomm is working on a set top box service in cities like Mumbai, Pune and Chennai

Images of a Reliance Jio set top box has leaked online suggesting that the company will enter the set-top box space soon. The leaked set-top box has a rectangular design much like existing set top boxes and also has a USB port in the front.


Jio is rumoured to be adding a new feature called ‘catch up’ which will allow users to stream content from past seven days. The company may initially launch the service with 300 channels to be followed by more channels.

New leaked images suggest Jio might stick with a rectangular design for its set-top box after all. The pictures show a blue box with Reliance Jio branding on top as well as new set-top box. The device has a number of ports including a standard cable connector, HDMI, USB, as well as audio and video output. There’s also an Ethernet port, which will allow users to connect to a modem to offer broadband.

After Tariff War Effects

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Subsequent to get ready for a tariff war, India’s top telecom company Bharti Airtel is equipping to connect with new participant Reliance Jio Infocomm on another front: Data speed.

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The organization said on Wednesday it has conveyed innovation known as “transporter accumulation” in Mumbai and Kerala to join diverse groups of range and make bigger squares of wireless transmissions to offer quicker and more steady 4G information administrations for portable clients. The upgraded administration empowers crest download rates of as much as 135 mbps, which is quicker than what clients get on an ordinary 4G system.

World IPv6 Launch – June 6 2012


Like IPv4, IPv6 is also an internet-layer protocol for packet-switched internetworking that provides end-to-end datagram transmission across multiple IP networks. The currently used IPv4 allows 32 bits for an IP address, and therefore has an address space of 232 (4 294 967 296) possible addresses while IPv6 will use 128-bit addresses, for an address space of 2128 (approximately 3.4×1038) addresses. This expansion will allow many more devices and Internet users and an extra flexibility for allocating addresses and enhanced efficiency for routing traffic. Moreover, this will also eliminate the need for network address translation (NAT), which is a primary need at present.

However, the regular users may not find any difference due to this, as they will keep using the previous version IPv4 by default until their computers, the networks and the content and service providers gets ready for the use of IPv6.
However, according to the Internet Society, the Internet Service Providers (ISPs), home-networking equipment manufacturers and web companies will join the project as they have already undergone a test drive conducted on June 11, 2011, when many companies went the IPv6 way for a day.

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Windows 8 Public Test Launch today

Microsoft Corp unveils the first widely available test version of Windows 8 today…

Windows 8 will come in two main flavors — one that works on the traditional x86 chips made by Intel Corp for desktops and laptops, and a new version for the ARM microprocessors that have become the standard for tablets, smartphones and other portable devices.

Microsoft slated to unveil a Windows-based set top box at CES

A report from the Seattle Times claims that Microsoft plans to unveil a version of Windows created specifically for internet connected TVS and set top boxes at CES. Believed to be a direct competitor with the Apple TV and Google TV, Brier Dudley reports the company plans to show off a stripped down version of... Read More…

A report from the Seattle Times claims that Microsoft plans to unveil a version of Windows created specifically for internet connected TVS and set top boxes at CES.

Believed to be a direct competitor with the Apple TV and Google TV, Brier Dudley reports the company plans to show off a stripped down version of Windows tailored for internet connected TVs and set top boxes. Of course we expect Microsoft to partner with hardware manufacturers and provide only the OS for the devices in question.

The boxes will reportedly come in under the $200 mark and hit the market sometime in 2011. The report also claims the device will have an integrated program guide that will allow you to browse both online and broadcast content.

[Seattle Times via Business Insider]

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