With the competition slashing the prices of its set-top boxes all around Airtel has also slashed its prices. Airtel Digital TV HD set-top box is now being offered to its new customers at a price of Rs 1,300, while the SD set-top box now costs Rs 1,100. In comparison the Tata Sky HD STB costs Rs 1,499 and the SD STB costs Rs 1,399. Dish TV, has recently launched its Android TV-based set-top box is providing its Dish NXT HD STB at Rs 1,590 for its new customers.
Airtel recently also launched a new offer for its existing subscribers. The offer is valid on a long term recharge, but the effective price goes much lower. Called Tamil Regional SD pack, it is designed for Tamil users. Here is all you need to know about the new Airtel Digital TV pack.
Tamil Regional SD pack detailed
The pack is available to existing Airtel Digital TV subscribers. Under this pack, users get over 45 channels for Rs 991. The pack validity is 6 months, and the effective price comes down to Rs 165 per month (via DreamDTH).
Now, the Tamil Regional SD pack also attracts 18 percent GST. The final price comes to Rs 1,169 for 6 months. So, the effective monthly price comes down to Rs 195. Thankfully, the cost also includes NCF charges, so you don’t need to pay anything extra.
Tamil Regional SD pack channels
After you subscribe to the pack, you get access to all Tamil Channels, except for Colors Tamil. You also get access to 4 Sports Channels- which includes Star Sports 1, Star Sports 2, Star Sports 3 and Star Sports 4. There is one infotainment channel – National Geographic, and some FTA channels as well.
Airtel Digital TV launches all channel packs
The all channels pack from Airtel Digital TV will set you back by Rs 1,675 per month. This will include a pack price of Rs 1,315 and NCF (network connection fee) of Rs 360 per month. This means, over the year, you will end up paying Rs 20,100.
The pack comes with all HD and SD channels that are available on Airtel Digital TV platform. However, there is a small catch. The pack does not include SD channels that already have HD versions. For instance, Start Sports 1 (SD) is not included as the pack already has Star Sports 1 HD. Also, the pack does not include any Service Channels.