Following a change in pricing by All India Digital Cable Federation (AIDCF), cable TV channel subscribers will be offered 150 Standard Definition (SD) channels for NCF of Rs 130 instead 100 channels previously.
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Over the last few years, the DTH market, which has been recently impacted by over-the-top content services such as Hotstar, Amazon Prime Video and Netflix, has seen M&A (merger and acquisition) activity in other companies too.
Apart from this, watching television through cable and DTH services will also cost more as the decision to increase an entertainment tax on these services from Rs 20 to Rs 40 was also notified by the AAP government.