New Delhi, Mar 1: Anil Ambani-owned Reliance Big TV on Wednesday announced to provide access to an extensive range of HD-quality entertainment channels to its new customers free of cost for one year. Reliance Big TV will also give a free of cost HD HEVC set-top box for which booking starts from today. The offer by Reliance Big TV is for a limited period. Also Read - Shopping App JioMart Crosses 10 Lakh Downloads on Google Play Store Due to Attractive Prices on Essentials

Under the new offer, Reliance Big TV provides a plethora of pay channels, mainly entertainment, free for one year including HD channels and up to 500 FTA channels free of cost for five years. Pre-booking amount to subscribe the offer is Rs 499 and on the receipt of a set-top box and outdoor unit (ODU), buyers will have to pay the balance amount of Rs 1,500. Also Read - Reliance Set to Expand JioMart From Groceries to Fashion, Electronics, Healthcare With Google Investment of Rs 33,737 Crore

“Reliance Big TV is going to mark the beginning of a new dawn in the way Indians have been accessing entertainment on their TV sets,” director of Reliance Big TV, Vijender Singh, said in a statement. “Starting from today (Wednesday), entertainment comes effectively free of cost, with the latest offer by Reliance Big TV. Now every Indian household can enjoy high quality home entertainment and students can have free of cost access to education content with latest HD HEVC set Top box.” Also Read - After JioPhone, Reliance to Launch Another Affordable Android Smartphone, Partners With Google for 'Make in India' Product

To claim loyalty, subscribers will have to recharge monthly amount of Rs 300 from second year onwards for all pay channels and on completion of subscription of pay channels continuously for next two years with Reliance Big TV, the subscribers will get back Rs 1,999 as a loyalty (the amounts paid during booking and receipt of the set-top box) in form of recharge, reported news agency PTI.