TRI’s (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) new rule for selecting channels have finally come into effect starting this February 1 and according to reports from TRI, around 53% of the total cable and D2h customer base in India have chosen channels of their choice. That means around 9 crore people from the total 17 crore base have chosen for the new TRI rule.
As per the new TRI rule for Cable TV and D2h, the customers have the absolute right to chose channels of their choice and pay only for the channels they watch. According to TRI chairman RS Sharma, 6.5 crore people from the total 9 crore customers are of Cable TV watchers and only 2.5 crore are D2h subscribers. As per the new TRI rule customers can visit the official website for the D2h or Cable operator to choose their selective channels and can pay using their payment gateway.
100 Channels in 130 rupees
TRI has divided the Cable bill into two parts, the first part is named as Network Capacity Fish (NCF) and the second part is as Package. For NFC, the subscribers have to pay Rs.154 per month (Including tax) for 100 tv channels and for additional 25 channels they have to pay Rs.20 more. For more detailed information, you can visit the official website of TRI (https://channel.trai.gov.in/).
It’s worth mentioning that while there are total 536 free channels in the list, around 330 channels are paid and around 156 channels are available in just Rs.5. Apart more than 210 channels are available at a price tag of Rs.10.