Videocon announces DTH price hike


Rebecca Hawkes

| 04 September 2015

Indian direct-to-home (DTH) satellite TV operator Videocon d2h is raising its monthly subscription fees in a bid to increase average revenue per user.

Price increases range from INR12 to INR23 per month, depending on the content package customers have opted for.

"Today's announcement comes following numerous technological advancements and content acquisitions Videocon d2h has made for the benefit of its subscribers. The company has prided itself in presenting a robust line-up of channels and services that is now the largest of its kind in India, at 525 national and regional channels and services," said a company statement.

Videocon d2h offers a range of packages in North, East and West India, Delhi City and South India.

The satellite TV company is one of six private DTH operators in India, along with Dish TV, Tata Sky, Airtel Digital TV, Reliance Digital TV and Sun TV. Between them they service over 70 million subscribers, according to figures from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).