Tata Sky Introduces Regional Smart Packs With FTA Channels Bundled, Prices Start at Rs 206

Tata Sky's new Smart Packs are available for subscription to the users on both the company's website and mobile app

By April 20th, 2019 AT 5:25 PM
Highlights
  • Smart Packs from Tata Sky are aimed at basic TV viewers
  • Tata Sky Smart Packs also come bundled with FTA channels

Ever since it accepted Trai’s new tariff regime, Tata Sky has been launching new channel packs so that the subscribers can choose from a wide range of options. The DTH company has now introduced ten new Smart Packs in regional languages and these packs come bundled with FTA channels as well. DTH Providers right now are launching new channels packs every now and then, but they’re not providing exact information whether the plans come bundled with FTA channels or not. That’s not the case with Tata Sky as it clearly stated the Smart Packs would offer bundled FTA channels and the prices mentioned in the article are excluding the taxes. The Smart Packs from Tata Sky start at Rs 206 but do make a note that they’re aimed at users who watch only specific channels as a DTH operator can not offer a large number of channels at affordable prices under the new tariff regime.

Tata Sky Smart Plans Details and Pricing

In the new list of Smart Plans, the first plan is the Hindi Smart plan of Rs 249, second up we have the Punjabi Smart plan for Rs 249 as well. Further, the list is followed by Gujarati Smart plan of Rs 249, Bengali Smart plan of Rs 220, Odia smart plan of Rs 211, Marathi Smart plan of Rs 206 and Telugu Smart plan of Rs 249. Other packs include Tamil Smart plan of Rs 249, Kannada Smart plan of Rs 249, Malayalam Smart plan of Rs 249. It is worth noting that the prices listed for these new plans are the inclusive of DRP, NCF and taxes as well. You can check out the full details of the newly launched Smart Packs here. These new packs from Tata Sky are already available for subscription.

Tata Sky Mini Packs or Add-on Packs Detailed

Tata Sky has been on the tiptoes for launching new packs, different bundles and more for the subscribers to give them many choices. Besides from the combo packs, which all the DTH operators are providing, Tata Sky has come up with mini packs which will allow the subscribers to add select channels from genres without shelling a lot of money. Some of the mini or add-on packs were also in the higher range and HD quality. These packs included Tamil Regional HD pack for Rs 164, Tamil Mini HD Pack for Rs 81, Telugu Regional and Mini HD pack for Rs 216 and Rs 90. The same options with similar pricing were available for other languages like Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi and Bengali.

Tata Sky Launches Two New Broadcaster Packs

There is also no lack of broadcaster packs on Tata Sky’s dashboard. Although we believe that the recommended packs by the provider are the best way to go, Tata Sky’s extensive range of broadcaster pack will allow the subscribers to make flexible choices regarding their channel selections. In the newly-debuted broadcaster packs for Tata Sky, first is the Sony Happy India South B pack which is available for Rs 29.5 and the second is the Turner Family HD pack which is available for Rs 14.75.

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