Comparison of India’s Dth Providers

The arrival of DTH services in India has led to the emergence of many Dth service providers who are offering various value added services at competitive prices. As a consumer, one has to carefully select the service provider after considering the various factors such as transmission in inclement weather, picture quality, plans & packages, package pricing and other value added services.

Some of the famous DTH providers in India include Airtel Digital, Dish TV, Big TV,Videocon D2H, TataSky,Sun Direct, and others.

Comparison of India's Dth Providers Comparison of Interactive Services

The comparison of Interactive services offered by various DTH providers in India is mentioned below.

Tata Sky : Its interactive services such as Active Topper, Active Learning, Active Stories, Active Mall, Active English, Active Wizkids, Active Games, Active Darshan, Active Cooking, Active Astrology, etc.

It offers following packages

Super Hit pack : 63 channels and costs Rs 160 per month.

Super Value pack :103 channels and costs Rs 200 per month.

Super Value Kids pack : 104 channels and costs Rs 225 per month.

Super Saver pack : 124 channels and costs Rs 275 per month.

Airtel Digital :Its interactive services includesiNet, iLearn, iNews, iMatinee, iTravel, iAstro, iSports, etc.

It offers following packages

Super value:110 channels and costs Rs 127 per month

New value : 118 channels and costs Rs 160 per month

Economy: 155channels and costs Rs 221per month

Mega : 177 channels and costs Rs 304 per month

Ultra: 184 channels and costs Rs 364 per month

Dish TV :Its interactive services include Gaming, News Active, Bhakti Active, Astro Active, ICICI Active, Sports Active, Multilingual Service, Shaadi Active, Jobs Active, Travel Active, etc.

It offers following packages

Titanium pack: 193 channels and costs Rs 332.5 per month

Child pack :190 channels and costs Rs 165per month

PlatinumShine Pack+1 free top up: 190 channels and costs Rs 312per month

Gold : 165 channels and costs Rs 210per month

Silver : 145 channels and costs Rs 125per month

South platinum : 190 channels and costs Rs 312per month

South Gold : 155 channels and costs Rs 190per month

South Silver: 145 channels and costs Rs 125per month

Big TV :Its interactive services includeiStock, iCricket, iAstro, icooking, iCare, iGame, iNews, etc.

It offers following packages

Value pack : 81 channels and costs Rs 90+ Taxes per month

Bronze pack :111 channels and costs Rs 135+ Taxesper month

Silver pack :123 channels and costs Rs 180+Taxes per month

Gold pack : 138 channels and costs Rs 225+Taxes per month

Diamond pack : 152 channels and costs Rs 270+Taxes per month

Platinum pack : 156 channels and costs Rs 315+Taxes per month

Videocon D2H:Its interactive services includeActive Darshan, Active Cooking, Active Travel, Active Health &Fitness,etc.

It offers following packages

Gold pack : 125channels and costs 150per month

Diamond pack : 165 channels and costs Rs 275per month

Sun Direct: It offers following packages

Shine Pack+1free top up : 130 channels and costs 120 per month

North Jumbo pack : 30 channels and costs 300 per month

Comparison of other DTH features

DTH Features

Tata Sky

Dish TV

BIG TV

Airtel Digital

Sun Direct

Videocon d2h

Movies on Demand Channels

7

6

21

6

4

Coming soon

Favorite Channels list

1 with 20 channel

8 with Unlimited

8 with Unlimited

4 with 15 channel

No

4 lists with 20 channels each

Naming Favourites

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Top 10 list

No

No

Yes

No

No

No

Parental control with rating

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

No

Quality- MPEG4

DVD

DVD

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

DVB -S2

No

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

Language for interface

Single

Single

Single

Single

Single

2 Language out of 9 available

Customizable hud

No

No

No

No

No

Yes

Ticker/Widgets

No

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

Package Model

Base pack+Add on

Base Pack + Alacarte

Base Package+Add on

Base Package + Adding

Base Pack + Add on +

BasePack + Add on

Pack + Few alacarte

Packs + regional Packs

next Package or Topups

Alacarte

Disclaimer : Information subject to change. Please check with the vendor’s website for latest information.