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Digi JPR to offer Dolby Digital Plus in its HD set-top boxes

MUMBAI: Dolby Laboratories has announced that Mumbai-based multi-system operator Digi-JPR Networks has selected Dolby Digital Plus as the audio solution for its HD set-top boxes (STB).

With Dolby Digital Plus, Digi-JPR HD subscribers will experience up to 7.1 channels of surround sound, designed to transform the way people experience their favourite sports, movies and television programmes.

Digi-JPR Networks MD Raja B Nadar said, “With digitisation, the broadcast industry in India is evolving at a fast pace by delivering better and more enhanced quality of services to consumers. We are excited to combine high-definition video with Dolby Digital Plus surround sound to bring the best television experience to our customers.”

With Digi-JPR’s HD STBs featuring Dolby Digital Plus, consumers will be able to enjoy Dolby surround sound by connecting their home theatre or sound bar to their HD STB. Digi-JPR will offer a complete entertainment experience across a bouquet of HD channels including the Star HD network, Colors HD, Movies Now HD, Discovery HD, National Geographic Channel HD, and many more.

Dolby Laboratories India Country Manager Pankaj Kedia said, “At Dolby, we constantly strive to bring extraordinary entertainment experiences for the audiences through innovative technology. With Dolby Digital Plus, Digi-JPR will be able to deliver a cinematic entertainment experience to the living rooms of their consumers—from sports, drama, reality TV, and movies.”