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Digital cable TV: Here are monthly charges of DEN, Digi Cable, Hathway and WWIL

Cable TV operators would charge a minimum of Rs100 to Rs275 per month from providing digital cable services, that is mandated from 31 October in four metros

 
New Delhi: The Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry has said four major national level (MSOs) had come out with rates for consumer packages for digital cable television, reports PTI.
 
Officials of the ministry said this was a major step towards achieving digitization of cable sector for which the government has set a deadline of 31 October 2012 for the four metros.
 
The MSOs which have announced the prices are DEN, Digi Cable, Hathway and WWIL.
 
Digicable has announced a basic category under which they would provide 145 channels for Rs180 and a Gold segment in which 151 channels will be shown for Rs200. In the Premium category, 165 channels would be shown for Rs250.
 
Another MSO, the Hathway Cable and Datacom Limited has offered a basic package of 135 channels for Rs160 and a Medium segment of 198 channels for Rs220. In the Premium segment, it offers 242 channels for Rs275.
 

DEN offers Packs 1, 2 and 3 categories for Rs180 (112 channels), Rs225 (219 channels) and Rs270 (235 channels), I&B statement said.
 
Another MSO, WWIL has announced a Janta package of 118 channels in Rs100. WWIL has also announced Popular 1 (Kolkata) category which offers 151 channels, Popular 2 (Mumbai) which offers 153 and Popular 3 (Delhi) which offers 142 channels. All three packages are priced at Rs150.
 
The ministry said that as per TRAI's stipulation, the Basic Service Tier (BST) consisting of at least 100 channels should be offered for Rs100 and MSOs were expected to uphold this direction.

 

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COMMENTS

Zafir Akhtar Khan

1 month ago

Sir
Den cable opretor ko MQ power kab milta hai,

JAYARAMA NONDA

1 year ago

In MANGALORE, Viewrs Choice Cable TV Operator charging Rs:280pm even few Chennels are distorted and broken hence unable to view. He does not issue any bill or receipt. In fact he does not have a TIN or Service Tax number. He also not a Authorised LCO or MSO as per TRI. He does not attend to complaint with in 8hrs. He wants full payment for nothing unsatisfactory service. He disconnected my supply with out due notice. His Collection moves around the Apts with his Mafiaman.(recorded in CCTV)
Any solution or remedy?. There is no other operator in this area except Tatasky. Kindly advice

Mahendra Tomar

1 year ago

The proper receipt is also not provided for rs.260/-per month Thanks.

swarooplal verma

2 years ago

swarooplalverma@gmail.com

swaroop lal verma

2 years ago

IN JODHPUR RATANADA -NO OPTION FORMS ARE PROVIDED BY DIKSHA CABLE MANAGER MR;KISHORE JI.PLEASE LET US KNOW WHEN THE OPTION FORMS WILL BE AVAILABLE. SWAROOP LAL VERMA 22-H-POKHRAN HOUSE RATANADA JODHPUR RAJASTHAN.MOB.91 9460567752 EMAIL ID swarooplalverma@gmail.com .The proper receipt is also not provided for rs.230/-per month.Thanks.

Benu Kumar Bose

2 years ago

The cable TV operators are charging more as we donot get correct information. For example how much he should charge for the second TV is not known. He charges full.He charges Tax on all bills.Please intimate who can give correct information.
Bose.09433766567

vipin pandey

3 years ago

I just to; say whose channel u give if I recharge 180 rupees....

faruque ismailmagdum

3 years ago

Dear sir,

whether there any criteria if selected channel wise payments to pay cable operator.our cable operator showing only two channel and demand full channels payments..is it fair?
please suggest
my name faruque magdum

REPLY

MDT

In Reply to faruque ismailmagdum 3 years ago

Thanks for your comment.
As per TRAI directions, cable operator has to show 100 free-to-air channels (including Doordarshan) in its basic service tier. Kindly check http://www.trai.gov.in/WriteReadData/Con...
In addition, you can file complaint against the cable operator before the TRAI.

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