- The cable networks are analog in nature, so the reception quality is low as compared to DTH services which is digital in nature.
- The bandwidth of the DTH is also more than that of the cable networks so there is a possibility of viewing more channels.
- You can have access to the internet, movies, games and other entertainment facilities in DTH as compared to cable networks that only provides you with the channels.
- You can pay only for those channels which you watch or even demand for a channel that you want to watch.
- DTH also has a smart card that identifies your subscription id or your reference number just like sim card recognizes your mobile number.
- It allows you to access, paid channel only if you subscribe for that, just as you pay only for the services and schemes subscribed in your mobile.
- The smart card has a small memory capacity inside it which stores these information and decodes the encrypted signals the same function as that of a sim card.
A small fact :
The DTH are also useful to the broadcasters and operators as they are able to track the exact number of subscribers which is not possible in cable networks.
So in DTH services operators are expected to get higher income, that's the reason many telecasting group push DTH services.