DTH

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Airtel to offer consolidated plan for DTH, broadband, mobile data

21 Mar 2020

Airtel to offer consolidated plan for DTH, broadband, mobile data

Bharti Airtel is gearing up to launch a new One Airtel Plan in India. It will be a consolidated recharge plan, including benefits from four services: DTH, broadband, streaming, as well as mobile data.

ISRO launches GSAT-30 satellite: What it can do?

17 Jan 2020

ISRO launches GSAT-30 satellite: What it can do?

ISRO's first satellite of 2020, the GSAT-30, has been successfully launched by Arianespace, the world's first commercial launch service provider.

ISRO to launch a new communication satellite this week

13 Jan 2020

ISRO to launch a new communication satellite this week

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is gearing up to launch a new communication satellite on January 17.

Tata Sky launches Android-based set-top box for Rs. 6,000

08 Jan 2020

Tata Sky launches Android-based set-top box for Rs. 6,000

Tata Sky has launched its own Android-based Binge+ set-top box in India today as it takes on Airtel's Xstream Box and Dish TV's SMRT Hub.

TRAI reduces cable-pricing: 200 channels now available at Rs. 153

02 Jan 2020

TRAI reduces cable-pricing: 200 channels now available at Rs. 153

After several calls of concern, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has made amendments to New Tariff Order (NTO), the regulatory framework that went into effect in April 2019 and gave consumers an option to pay for what they watch.

Rivaling Airtel, Tata Sky reduces prices of its set-top boxes

21 Oct 2019

Rivaling Airtel, Tata Sky reduces prices of its set-top boxes

Rivaling Airtel Digital TV, Dish TV, and others, Tata Sky has once again slashed the prices of its DTH set-top boxes (STBs) by up to Rs. 300.

Airtel Digital TV reduces prices of its set-top boxes

13 Oct 2019

Airtel Digital TV reduces prices of its set-top boxes

Airtel is working to expand its Digital TV service to more users as it aims to take on rivals like Tata Sky and Reliance's Jio HomeTV.

Tata Sky Mobile app v/s JioTV: Which one is better?

16 Sep 2019

Tata Sky Mobile app v/s JioTV: Which one is better?

With more and more users consuming content on mobile devices, there is a rapid growth in OTT platforms and TV applications. Naturally, all DTH service providers have also introduced their apps to cater to the growing needs.

Airtel launches 'all channels' DTH pack at Rs. 1,675/month

15 Sep 2019

Airtel launches 'all channels' DTH pack at Rs. 1,675/month

Airtel has announced a new 'all channels' DTH pack in India as it looks to take on Reliance's Jio Fiber-based Jio Home TV service.

#TechBytes: How to start using Google Pay

31 Aug 2019

#TechBytes: How to start using Google Pay

Following the Indian government's Digital India push and the launch of a Unified Payments Interface, Google debuted a service called Tez to make instant payments from bank accounts.

TN government launches TV channel for students preparing for JEE

28 Aug 2019

TN government launches TV channel for students preparing for JEE

In a bid to promote and boost education among all, the Tamil Nadu government launched an exclusive educational television channel called Kalvi Tholaikkaatchi (Education TV).

All you need to know about Xstream, Airtel's TV app

22 Aug 2019

All you need to know about Xstream, Airtel's TV app

Airtel has revamped its TV app, introducing a new design, better segregation of content, and a darker theme. The telco has also rebranded the app to Airtel Xstream, the same name it uses for the web version of Airtel TV.

Your Cable TV and DTH subscriptions may become more affordable

20 Aug 2019

Your Cable TV and DTH subscriptions may become more affordable

A few months after mandating the New Tariff Order for Cable and DTH operators in India, TRAI has now proposed a review of the new framework.

Airtel TV Web version launched: How to use the service

03 Jul 2019

Airtel TV Web version launched: How to use the service

Airtel has introduced the web version of its Airtel TV app, bringing live TV and a host of premium content to the desktop.

Tata Sky reduces prices of its set-top boxes, again

29 Jun 2019

Tata Sky reduces prices of its set-top boxes, again

Taking on rivals such as Dish TV and Airtel Digital TV, Tata Sky has once again slashed the prices of its DTH set-top boxes (STBs) by upto Rs. 301.

TRAI looking to lower tariffs for DTH and Cable subscribers

24 Jun 2019

TRAI looking to lower tariffs for DTH and Cable subscribers

TRAI's new DTH rules, which allow users to individually select and pay for channels, is effective across India.

Best all-in-one DTH plan from Airtel, Tata Sky, DishTV

23 Jun 2019

Best all-in-one DTH plan from Airtel, Tata Sky, DishTV

The new DTH regulations introduced by TRAI have come into effect, prompting DTH and cable operators to offer packages as per revised rules.

After Tata Sky, Dish TV reduces price of set-top box

19 Jun 2019

After Tata Sky, Dish TV reduces price of set-top box

In a bid to expand its presence, Dish TV has slashed the prices of its HD set-top box (STB) in India.

Tata Sky's Room TV service: A better-version of Multi-TV scheme

17 Jun 2019

Tata Sky's Room TV service: A better-version of Multi-TV scheme

Tata Sky has replaced its Multi-TV scheme with a new Room TV service which promises to be a better and cheaper option for subscribers with multiple DTH connections.

Airtel Internet TV: DTH services and video-on-demand in one package

08 Jun 2019

Airtel Internet TV: DTH services and video-on-demand in one package

The rise of video-on-demand services, like Netflix and Hotstar, has driven the TV-watching population of the country towards online content.

Tata Sky DTH: Choosing right set-top box for your TV

04 Jun 2019

Tata Sky DTH: Choosing right set-top box for your TV

When buying a new TV, we give so much importance to just about everything - size, resolution, connectivity ports, etc. However, when it comes to set-top boxes (STBs) - the essential hardware that brings content to our TVs - we seldom pay attention to the details.

Tata Sky reduces prices of DTH set-top boxes: Details here

27 May 2019

Tata Sky reduces prices of DTH set-top boxes: Details here

In a bid to expand its presence in India, Tata Sky has reduced the prices of its HD and SD set-top boxes in India by Rs. 400.

Airtel launches new long-term DTH packs for Digital TV users

24 May 2019

Airtel launches new long-term DTH packs for Digital TV users

As the latest addition to its portfolio of long-term DTH plans, Bharti Airtel has launched six new packs for its Digital TV subscribers.

BJP-backed NaMo TV goes off-air after Lok Sabha elections

21 May 2019

BJP-backed NaMo TV goes off-air after Lok Sabha elections

For the Lok Sabha elections, which ended on May 19, BJP went all out as far as campaigning was concerned. NaMo TV, which was backed by the party, also became a part of the high-pitched campaign.

Airtel TV now available on web: Here's how to use

06 May 2019

Airtel TV now available on web: Here's how to use

Airtel has finally introduced the web version of its Airtel TV app, bringing a host of premium content as well as live TV to the desktop.

After Dish TV, Tata Sky removes lock-in period on channels

28 Apr 2019

After Dish TV, Tata Sky removes lock-in period on channels

In a bid to simplify channel selection for its subscribers, Tata Sky has removed lock-in period on all channels and channel packs on its DTH service.

UMANG app: Services offered, and how to register

21 Apr 2019

UMANG app: Services offered, and how to register

UMANG (Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance) is a mobile app launched by the government to let users access a wide range of government services, right from their smartphones.

Don't air non-certified content on NaMo TV: Electoral Officer

13 Apr 2019

Don't air non-certified content on NaMo TV: Electoral Officer

A day after Election Commission said that political content on NaMo TV can't be aired without prior certification, Delhi's Chief Electoral Officer wrote a letter to BJP informing about the same.

NaMo TV can't air political content without approval, rules EC

12 Apr 2019

NaMo TV can't air political content without approval, rules EC

NaMo TV, a 24-hour channel which mysteriously appeared on DTH platforms last month, can't air political content without approval, the Election Commission said on Thursday.

Here's everything about Tata Sky's DTH channel packs and prices

08 Apr 2019

Here's everything about Tata Sky's DTH channel packs and prices

The new DTH regulations introduced by TRAI have come into effect, prompting DTH and cable operators to offer packages as per revised rules.

Airtel Digital TV: Everything to know about your DTH subscription

08 Apr 2019

Airtel Digital TV: Everything to know about your DTH subscription

The new DTH regulations introduced by TRAI have brought with them a fair share of confusion and complexity.

NaMo TV: EC seeks report from I&B Ministry

04 Apr 2019

NaMo TV: EC seeks report from I&B Ministry

Taking cognizance of complaints filed by Opposition parties, the Election Commission has asked I&B Ministry for a report on NaMo TV, a channel which was launched on March 31 when Model Code of Conduct (MCC) for elections was in force.

BJP's campaign: Launches NaMo TV ahead of Lok Sabha polls

03 Apr 2019

BJP's campaign: Launches NaMo TV ahead of Lok Sabha polls

Ahead of the Lok Sabha Elections 2019, Bharatiya Janata Party has recently launched NaMo TV channel, which will be available on all the major DTH platforms.

Airtel Digital TV to credit remaining balance on long-term packs

13 Feb 2019

Airtel Digital TV to credit remaining balance on long-term packs

TRAI's new DTH regulations, effective since February 1, bring with them a fair share of confusion.

Airtel Digital TV launches regional top-ups: Here's everything to know

04 Feb 2019

Airtel Digital TV launches regional top-ups: Here's everything to know

The new DTH regulations introduced by TRAI have brought with them a fair share of confusion and complexity.

TRAI's DTH rules now effective: Here's everything to know

01 Feb 2019

TRAI's DTH rules now effective: Here's everything to know

TRAI's new regulations for DTH and cable services, which allow users to individually select and pay for channels, come into effect from today i.e February 1.

TRAI's new DTH rules: How to select a-la-carte channels

31 Jan 2019

TRAI's new DTH rules: How to select a-la-carte channels

TRAI's new regulatory framework for broadcasting services, which allows DTH users to individually select and pay for channels, comes into effect from February 1, 2019.

Soon, you can switch DTH operators without changing set-top box

28 Jan 2019

Soon, you can switch DTH operators without changing set-top box

After launching a 'fair' pricing model for broadcasting services, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is working on a method to enable DTH service portability.

Now, use TRAI's app to pick channels, see monthly prices

25 Jan 2019

Now, use TRAI's app to pick channels, see monthly prices

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has launched a new portal to help DTH/cable users understand varied channel prices introduced under its new regulatory framework for broadcasting services.

How to select the best DTH pack and save money?

16 Jan 2019

How to select the best DTH pack and save money?

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has shaken up the entire broadcasting scene with a new set of DTH regulations.