Update: Tata Sky has now introduced a slew of HD add-on or mini packs for the subscribers. The pricing of these packs starts from Rs. 5. On the whole, the DTH service provider offers 21 packs now. Of these, 9 offer HD channels and the rest offer SD channels.
Recently, Airtel Digital TV introduced an array of regional packs. Now, following its footsteps, Tata Sky has revealed a slew of 14 new regional packs priced starting from Rs. 7. These regional packs offered by the DTH (Direct to Home) service provider is applicable for all the Tata Sky users in India. Similar to the Airtel Digital TV regional packs, these packs also come with an additional NCF charge of Rs. 153.
With these new regional packs, Tata Sky helps users by eliminating the hassle of choosing A-la-Carte channels that they need individually. A few weeks back, the company unveiled the pricing of individual channels and started accepting orders from its users. Those users who made options under the new pricing scheme introduced by TRAI have already noticed the activation of the same on their set-top box.
Tata Sky Regional Packs
Well, Tata Sky has launched 14 new regional packs. Take a look at the regional packs and pricing from here.
|Regional Channel Pack||Price|
|Gujarati Regional||Rs. 7|
|Tamil Regional||Rs. 114|
|Tamil Regional Mini||Rs. 71|
|Telugu Regional||Rs. 136|
|Telugu Regional Mini||Rs. 87|
|Kannada Regional||Rs. 115|
|Kannada Regional Mini||Rs. 86|
|Malayalam Regional||Rs. 70|
|Malayalam Regional Mini||Rs. 56|
|Bengali Regional||Rs. 67|
|Bengali Regional Mini||Rs. 42|
|Odia Regional||Rs. 47|
|Marathi Regional||Rs. 53|
|Marathi Regional Mini||Rs. 45|
How to subscribe
Tata Sky users interested in the regional packs have to log into their account either via the app or website. For the basic users, these packs should be quite sufficient. The company also lets DD and complimentary packs to be added as a part of the free to air channels offer. So, users can choose the necessary regional packs given the fixed Rs. 153 charge.
Given that Airtel Digital TV and Tata Sky have come up with regional channel packs, we can expect the other DTH service providers to also bring similar regional packs for the users. This will reduce the hassle of choosing individual channels.