Television requires a fully developed Television network and electrical supply for broadcasting the programmes.
Therefore, in spite of 85 percent of area covered by television network in India, people in remote as well as rural areas are not able to take advantage of television due to lack or absence of electrical supply.
Television is an expensive mass medium compared to other mass media, because not only the television sets are expensive but both production of television programmes and their utilisation are expensive unless they are used extensively. Moreover, TV programme production requires trained personnel’s.
There is a need to learn about the beneficial and harmful effects of television, exploit its positive potential and prevent the damage it can do to the various groups of people.