Tata Sky’s TV packages dearer now by up to 10%

DTH services provider Tata Sky has hiked its TV packages across the country by up to 10%, which means every package will be costlier by Rs 10-25 which would vary depending upon the package. This price revision comes close on the heels of completion of the Cable TV digitization process. The process which will be completed in a four phased manner.

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This digitization process also helped DTH operators to almost double their subscriber base, while customers opted DTH connection for the flexibility over Digital Cable TV connections by local TV operator.

During this digitization phase, companies also introduced packages at cheaper rates, starting at Rs 99-199 to lure customers.

But after the recent hike in rates, the entry-level packs like Dhoom became costlier to Rs 199 and ones enrolled in the plan have to cough up Rs 20 more.

For, popular mid-level family pack Dhamaal Mix; one will now have to pay Rs 270 now instead of earlier pricing of Rs 250. Prices of other packs, including South special, also got increased.

For more details you can check the chart embedded below.

Details of revised packages of Tata Sky
Packages Old Rate ( Rs) New Rate ( Rs)
Dhoom 179 199
South Special 200 220
South Sports Special 255 275
South Sports Special ( excluding Ten Sports ) 230 255
Dhamaal Mix 250 270
Dhamaal Cricket 290 300
Dhamaal Kids 305 330
Dhamaal Sports 315 340
Supreme Sports Kids 355 380
Metro 395 420
Grand Sports 485 510
Super Saver 380 405
Economy 195 220


Customers who are on HD packs would have to pay more as per their base packs.

Dear readers, if you’re a DTH customer of Tata Sky; don’t forget to share your views on this price hike through comments.

Note: Do cross check with Tata Sky before opting any plans.

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Jammi Raghavendra Rao
January 17, 2019 5:14 pm 5:14 PM

TataSky is arbitrary, do not care customers .Do not care TRAI.

TRAI should put in place for one set top box for all D T H operators such that a consumer need not spend for new set top box when he wants to go for another D T H operator

October 28, 2017 11:34 pm 11:34 PM

dth companies are taking undue advantage of digitisation process by increasing price of packages quarterly

December 10, 2016 10:28 pm 10:28 PM
Tata Sky has arbitrarily increased prices by about 20% in the last 1.5 years. Every 2-3 months they increase prices. Upon asking for an explanation and justification sometimes they say it’s due to inflation, which by the way is not even 7% so why charge rise by 20%…sometimes they say they have added channels…when asked to name the channels added they have no response..even the MD gives ambiguous replies. If the service providers can get together why can’t consumers get together and oppose their monopolistic and unfair practices? Let us approach TRAI together. Someone started an online petition….let’s all sign… Read more »