When we are watches TV, a unique number randomly appears on the screen which has in the form of 000-8769-1545-99. This number is automatically appears and disappears on our screen. Due to this number, we have face troubles watching different programs or live matches. But have you ever wondered that what is the meaning of this number and why does it frequently appears on our screen? Apart from this, anyone can be reached to your house through this number. If you are unaware the answers of these questions then after reading this article you will know that what is the meaning of the unique number that appears on the TV screen and how can someone reach your house through this number?
The unique number that randomly appears on the TV screen, when we are watching TV, is different for different users. You can check it automatically. Next time when you are watching any program, then note the unique number that appears on your TV screen, now ask your friend to see the same program immediately to his TV and ask to note the unique number that appears on his TV screen. You will see that both unique numbers that appears on the TV screen is different from each other. The reason for this is that individual unique numbers are created for different set top boxes.
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Many times while watching different programs or live matches on TV, many consumers’ starts to broadcast those programs through their mobile phones on YouTube or any other website or download those programs and upload it. But they don't know that this is illegal and it comes under the violation of the rules of piracy.
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But when unique numbers are randomly appear on the TV screen, the numbers has also recorded by the live broadcaster or by downloading the mobile phones and when the person puts that video on a website then government easily detect that the video has recorded through which set top box and where that set top box has placed. In this way the person doing the piracy can be easily gets caught and his set top box can be closed.
This is the reason that every person is being motivated by the government to set up a set top box so that the piracy can be stopped with the help of the unique number. Apart from this, the unique number is also helpful in calculating TRP ratings. So if next time you download a program and upload it to YouTube or live it, then be sure that you are doing an illegal act and for this you may be punished.