Gone are the days when you had to stick an antenna on your roof and watch whatever was broadcast from the one national channel, the Government-owned Doordarshan. Today, you can enjoy the best of what television has to offer through DTH (direct to home) TV services. DTH enables you to now watch any of your favourite television shows, movies, live sporting events and documentarieswhenever you like, at a monthly fee.
DTH television offers consumers easy setup, interactive services and competitive offerings. So finding the best service provider may get a bit confusing, especially for a first time customer. So to help you figure out the best DTH plan for you, follow our step-by-step guide to help you get access to top global entertainment at the best price.
- Check out the cost and services provided: When looking for a DTHservice provider, it is always good to conduct a bit of research. For example, find out if installation is free or if you are required to pay an additional amount for it. Also, find out if in the future you will have to pay for additional services and if so, how much? Is the customer support service friendly and helpful? And will they respond to your queries in a timely manner? Also, ask your service provider if they offer interactive and recording services and how much it costs.If you’re looking for a new connection, check out Airtel DTHbasepack connection, which offers consumers a high definition set top box, 284 channels at Rs. 299 per month and 50 HD channels for free.
- Check out the number of channels on offer: The first thing that you need to be aware of is the types of channels on offer under various packages. Most service DTH providers offer customers base packs, regional packs, and add-on packs. Some even allow you to select and customise your own TV channel packs. Different providers may provide different channels. So make sure you select a DTH provider that offers you all the channels you want at a good deal. If you choose to go with Airtel’s infinity pack you can get a discount of upto 30% and get a one-year subscription on all HD and SD channels for Rs. 5801.
- Check out the various packages on offer: Before you chose a DTH provider, it is imperative that you check out all the subscriptions on offer to help you make the best choice and enable you to get a good deal.Also, note that some providers allow you to change your existing plan quite easily, but others providers may not offer you this option. So pay close attention to the fine print before you chose a DTH service provider. Airtel allows you to add a-la-carte channels to your existing monthly package as top-ups, simply by sending an SMS from your registered telephone number. Airtel also gives you the option the option to customise your own pack to suit your tastes. You can get the monthly HD packs starting from Rs. 292.
- Easy installation: It is best to choose a provider that offers an easy and convenient installation process. Also make sure you are aware of installation costs. Airtel digital TV HD is currently offering free DTH installation andnew HD connection starting at Rs.1,690.
So, now that you know what to look for when it comes to choosing a DTH service provider, get the package of your dreams and enjoy watching the FIFA World Cup with the click of a button.