Mumbai: The local cable operators and DTH providers are currently in the process of migrating their customers to new plans based on the new regime. All the service providers already announced their new channel packs and most of the customers are already exercising their options.
Dish TV, a couple of days ago, stated that it’s aiming to migrate the majority of its consumers to the new tariff scheme by February 7. It has already activated new channel packs for the subscribers who exercised the options. Other providers such as Airtel Digital TV, D2h, Sun Direct and Tata Sky are also shifting its customers to new channel packs.
Dish TV, which is also a prominent service provider in the country has introduced combo plans for North and South regions. For the North region, Dish TV is providing five combo plans, while for South regions, the combo plans count differ.
The five combo plans for the Dish TV Subscribers in North region includes Dish TV Swagat, Dish TV Super Family, Dish TV Maxi Sports, Dish TV Super Sports and Dish TV Titanium and they cost Rs 213, Rs 265, Rs 306, Rs 386 andRs 433 respectively, excluding GST.
For South region, Dish TV has introduced two combo plans for each language- Kannada, Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam. The Combo plans for Telugu are Classic Joy Telugu which offers 199 channels and Classic Joy+ Telugu with 216 channels on offer. The Classic Joy Telugu costs Rs 180 while the Classic Joy+ Telugu costs a customer Rs 243. That said, GST will be applicable to every user on the mentioned combo plans.
The Combo plans naming scheme is similar to older combo plans, but a Dish TV user will have to select the new combo plan because there are some changes to the plans on offer.