Chennai: Tamil Nadu Arasu Cable TV Corporation has slashed the monthly tariff for the consumers to as low as Rs.130 plus GST.The new tariff is effective from 10th August onwards.
On Wednesday, TACTV has introduced two variants of low cost plans to attract economically weaker section. This announcement would come into force across the State except in Vellore district where model code for the parliamentary elections is in force.
The two packages – village pack and Tamil pack – would be offer at Rs 170 + GST and Rs 180 +GST, respectively. The village pack would have 142 free-to-air (FTA) channels and 12 pay channels. The Tamil pack would offer 1423 FTA channels and 28 pay channels.
“Hereafter, only two packages will be in force for the Arasu Cable TV consumers. The first package will provide 142 free channels for a subscription of Rs.141.60. The second package which is popular among the consumers will be available for Rs.154 hereafter instead of Rs.260 – ie., the chief minister has reduced Rs.106. In all, consumers can view 191 channels including many of the prime channels in the second package,” official sources said.
Of the 36 lakh set top boxes procured so far, 35.12 lakh set top boxes have been distributed to consumers free of cost.