Secure to say, the after results of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) new rules that dictate the cable TV and direct to residence (DTH) subscription tariffs which grew to become relevant earlier this yr, are nonetheless being felt. On the time, the semi-annual and annual channel packages which DTH operators together with Tata Sky, Airtel Digital TV, Dishtv and d2h have been providing earlier than, have been eradicated as the brand new tips shifted focus to ala-carte channel pricing, broadcaster bouquets, the community capability price (NCF) and the realigned curated packages within the course of. Since there at the moment are rules on the quantity of reductions that bouquets have compared with the ala-carte pricing of channels, maybe the longer length packs—the place you paid for six months or 1 yr subscriptions prematurely for considerably discounted costs, needed to be shelved. However fear not, in case you are a Tata Sky subscriber. The Tata Sky Cashback provide nonetheless gives some reductions and benefits in case you are able to pay prematurely on your TV subscription.
The Tata Sky Cashback provide doesn’t provide a reduction on a specific bundle or a collection of channels, however as an alternative provides further validity to your subscription on the finish of the validity interval. This isn’t linked to any specific channel bundle or mixture, which provides to the flexibleness. As a subscriber, what it’s worthwhile to do is guarantee a minimal steadiness of 12 instances your present subscription plan (often known as month-to-month recharge worth or month-to-month recharge plan). So, in case your at present month-to-month recharge quantity on your choice packs is Rs 200, you’ll calculate 200 x 12 which quantities to Rs 2,400. While you recharge your Tata Sky account with Rs 2,400 at any level of time, you can be routinely enrolled for the Tata Sky Cashback provide. This implies you grow to be immediately eligible for an additional validity of 1 month on your TV subscription.
Tata Sky will credit score an equal subscription quantity to your account at the moment (often known as steadiness credit score), to finish the one free month of viewing. “The bonus quantity equal to 1 month could be credited to subscriber’s account inside 48 hours after the requisite quantity has been recharged in subscriber’s account. Accordingly, the due date would additionally get prolonged,” says Tata Sky.
The Tata Sky Cashback provide presents completely no restriction when it comes to what number of instances you modify your channel or bouquet choices, add or take away ala-carte channels or subscribe to extra curated channel packs throughout this time. All it’s worthwhile to preserve an eye fixed out for is any change within the month-to-month subscription quantity and recharge your Tata Sky account with a multiplication of 12 of that differential quantities. For instance, suppose you add channels or packs price Rs 20 to your subscription, you’ll now have a month-to-month subscription of Rs 220. At this level, it’s essential to recharge with Rs 20 x 12 which quantities to Rs 240 to stay eligible for the Tata Sky Cashback provide.
“Plan doesn’t represent a lock in – both for content material/pack or length. Subscriber is free so as to add/delete/modify his present pack at any level of time throughout this Tenure. In case there may be any change to his/her present month-to-month cost, it will get deducted from the Subscriber’s account. To stay eligible for the bonus quantity, Subscriber wants to make sure satisfactory steadiness within the account and stay lively for 12 months,” reads Tata Sky’s phrases and circumstances for the Tata Sky Cashback provide.
If at any level throughout this time, you both improve or downgrade a set prime field (STB), add a brand new multi-room STB to your subscription or avail a service that entails a service cost, that quantity will probably be deducted out of your Tata Sky account—and it’s worthwhile to prime up the quantity within the account with the identical denomination to stay eligible for the Tata Sky Cashback provide.
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