Shin Broadband launches low-cost sat TV dish

Shin Broadband Internet (SBI), a Shin Satellite subsidiary, has launched DTV, a Ku-band satellite dish set that can receive free-to-air television programs with no monthly fees.


According to the company, the new offering is the realization of the concept of "an affordable satellite TV dish for every home," as it is currently the lowest-priced such product in Thailand and in the region.


The DTV satellite dish can be easily installed by a technician and viewers no longer need to use Yagi aerials, which are more expensive and provide lower-quality signals.


According to Shin Broadband's latest marketing survey, most Thai TV viewers still predominately watch free-to-air channels and do not want to pay monthly fees.


The company aims to install up to a million DTV dishes across the country  by the end of 2008.

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