October 17, 2021

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TRAI’s gift in new year 2020, now 100 not, 200 channels will be available for 130 rupees

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has gifted people in the new year. A new decision by TRAI will now make it cheaper for people to watch TV. Actually, according to the new rules of TRAI, from 1 March 2020, customers will get 200 free to air channels for Rs 130. Earlier, only 100 free-to-air channels were available to people for 130 rupees.

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has gifted people in the new year. A new decision by TRAI will now make it cheaper for people to watch TV. Actually, according to the new rules of TRAI, from 1 March 2020, customers will get 200 free to air channels for Rs 130. Earlier, only 100 free-to-air channels were available to people for 130 rupees.However, let us tell you that TRAI has clearly said that these free channels will not include those channels which have been declared mandatory by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. The number of such Doordarshan channels is 26.

TRAI has stated in its tariff policy that no cable operator will be able to charge more than Rs 160 per month for all free to air channels on one platform. These rules of TRAI will give the biggest benefit to those watching TV channels for Rs 130, they will now be able to watch twice the channels at this price. Let us tell you that TRAI announced new tariff rules last year after which people also complained that their TV watching bill has increased. At the same time, TRAI said in its clarification that its new rules will reduce the bill of people to watch TV. TRAI’s new rules require the customer to pay only for the channels he wants to watch.

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