How to check price of new DTH pack using TRAI’s official web application
Are you still confused about the new DTH regulations and channel selection process and their pricing or are you feeling lazy to call up the customer care of your TV service provide? This web application might be the answer to your quest of knowing how much more your channels are going to cost on the basis of channels you want to watch.
To make things easier for consumers, TRAI has introduced a new web application called Channel Selector. Users can use this application to customize the channels they want to watch and also check the MRP (Maximum Retail Price) for their package. However, in order to apply that package or channels to their respective DTH connection, users have to visit the service provider website or contact customer care.
January 31 being the last date to switch to the new DTH plans, here’s how you can customize channels based on your interest and check the monthly rental for your package using this application.
- 1. Visit ‘https://channel.trai.gov.in/index.html’ using your PC, smartphone or laptop
- 2. Now, click on ‘Get Started’ button from the bottom of the page
- 3. Enter your name under the given field and click Continue
Note: Providing name is optional. You can skip if you don’t want to share your name.
- 4. In the next step, select your state and click Continue
- 5. Now, choose your prefered languages from the given options
- 6. To make the things easier, select the genres of your interest such as Sports, Music, News, etc
- 7. Then, it will ask to choose the channel type (SD/HD/both) and continue
- 8. After the above step, it will redirect to ‘Pay Channels’ page
- 9. On this page, you can select all the paid channels you want to watch and also check the price of individual channel or bouquets
After selecting the channel, the total amount will be shown at the top-right corner of the page Click on ‘View selection’ button and to check the detailed information on your package.
For those unaware, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) has implemented new rules and regulations for the television and broadcast sector, consumers now have the ability to choose the channels they want to watch and they will have to pay for those paid channels only.