TRAI Launches Channel Selector App for DTH, Cable Subscribers

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TRAI Launches Channel Selector App for DTH, Cable Subscribers
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has launched a channel selector utility that it says will assist DTH and cable TV subscribers within the nation view, modify and optimize their subscription packages. Called ‘TRAI Channel Selector‘, the app is meant to supply customers a simple solution to choose and take away channels from their month-to-month subscription package deal. It is obtainable on each the Play Store and the App Store for Android and iOS units, respectively.

In an official assertion, TRAI stated that the app was launched as a result of customers had been discovering it arduous to pick out the proper packages on the web sites of their cable or DTH service suppliers. The app, it stated, will assist mitigate a few of these issues. The app can even “suggest an optimum configuration of bouquets based on channels desired by the subscriber so as to reduce total monthly bill”, stated the regulator.

It is price noting that not all main operators have gotten on-board simply but. The app presently has solely 4 DTH operators and 4 Multi-System Operators (MSOs). The record consists of Tata Sky, Dish TV, d2h and Airtel TV, alongside Hathway, SITI Networks, In Digital and Asianet. TRAI stated that these eight operators collectively make up round 50% of the TV subscriber base. Twelve different MSOs will probably be becoming a member of the platform quickly, it added.

Speaking on the event, TRAI Chairman, R.S. Sharma, stated the app will make the entire channel choice course of extra clear. According to him: “We have to realize that things become easier when they are standardized and transparent. Our objective is to facilitate the consumer which in turn, will be in the long-term interest of all stakeholders”. So have you ever downloaded the app but? Let us know within the feedback down beneath.

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