- These channel packs include regional packs like Tamil, Telugu, Kannada etc
- The changes also include addition or reduction of channels to these packs also
The subscribers of the DTH and cable service providers are well aware of the changes that have happened in the industry in the past few months. These new rules and norms introduced by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) have also forced the DTH operators to take steps into new directions to change prices and much more. Tata Sky has been following that line, and the DTH service provider has been making new moves like reducing the costs of its set-top boxes, introducing new channel packs and more. In its latest move, the prominent DTH service provider has made changes to 25 of its packs. The changes have not been made on the pricing front only, but Tata Sky has added or removed channels from these packs as well. Read further to know more about the changes to these 25 channel packs.
Tata Sky 25 Channel Packs Changes Detailed
It is worth noting that these 25 channels packs which have been changed do not belong to a specific price tag, but the packs which have been revised with channel/price reduction or addition range from the cheapest packs to some premium packs as well. Most of the packs which have been revised for Tata Sky subscribers are regional packs, and they come with a focus on a specific language.
Some of the packs which have been revised include the Gujarati Regional pack which previously used to be available for Rs 7 is now available for Rs 8.49. The pack used to offer 4 channels, and now it provides 5 channels. Similarly, the Tamil Family Sports pack which used to retail for Rs 267 is now available for Rs 254.27. This reduction in price is accompanied by a new channel as now the channel count for this pack is 77 instead of 76. Some of the other packs have also changed in pricing although by not a lot of margin, include the names like Telugu Family Sports pack which was previously available for subscription at Rs 285 and now it is available for Rs 282. There has also been a new channel addition to this pack, pushing the total channel count to 75.
More Channels Undergoing Change in Pricing
The list of the channel packs also includes names like Kannada Family Sports, Telugu Family Sports HD, Kannada Family Sports HD, Malayalam Family Sports HD, Tamil Family Kids Sports, Tamil Premium Sports English, Telugu Premium Sports and English, Tamil Telugu Basic, Malayalam Basic, Telugu Kannada Basic, Tamil Regional HD, Hindi Starter, Hindi Starter HD and Kannada Smart Plan as well. As you can see, Tata Sky has revamped the prices and channel composition of a lot of its plans ranging from starter packs to premium regional packs as well.
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