Under the new framework created by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), the major DTH operators in India have announced the price of the new channel packs. Under TRAI’s new framework, viewers will now pay only for the channels they want to see. Airtel DTH and Dish TV have first reported new prices for each channel.
By following the latest Frameworks by Trai, cable TV distributor and multi-system operators (MSOs) such as Den Networks, Hathway Cable and Siti Cable, Has lifted the curtain from the new price for each of their channels.
In addition to the major DTH companies, Dish TV has published a separate price list for every channel. Operators divided the channels according to genres. Different genres of channels have been highlighted in the list provided by Dish TV such as English news, Hindi Movies, Lifestyle/Fashion, and Sports. The list includes Hindi HD Premium, Hindi HD Value, Star India’s Telugu Value From, Times Network’s Times Bouquet 1 HD, Times Bouquet 2 HD, Turner Family Pack of Turner International, Turner Kids Pack and Happy India 31, Happy Pictures of Sony Picture Network India Platinum and Happy India HD Pack are included in the list.
Airtel Digital TV has lifted the curtains for the value of each channel on its official website. The company will charge 20 rupees to 22 rupees per month for premium channels like Star Sports, Sony, and Z Café.
Like Dish TV, Airtel Digital TV has also introduced new packs like Star Value and Sony Happy India. Cable operator Hathway has unveiled several channel packs to entice the audience. In Namda Kannada (Namma Kannada) for 272 rupees, Mana Telugu for Rs 275, Monthly packages like premium Kannada for Rs 401 and your Choice of Monthly Packs for 271 rupees have been launched.
The initial price of the of Den Network packs starts from Rs 4 to Rs 145. On the other hand, Siti Cable introduced different packs for the audience. The price of the initial pack is from Rs 52 to Rs 166. In addition to Monthly Pack, cable service providers and DTH operators will charge a maximum of 130 rupees per month for 100 free-to-air channels. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has given the audience time till January 31 so that they can select their preferred channels under the new framework. All existing packs and plans will run till 31st January 2019 without interruption.