Your DTH, Cable Bill To Reduce Soon: TRAI Plans Ways To Make TV Packages CheaperTRAI Chairman R S Sharma (@TRAI/Twitter)

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) which recently rolled out its new tariff plans is looking to reduce the DTH and tariffs.

The New Tariff regime was intended to allow viewers to choose channels of their choice based on a minimum retail price making plans more affordable and economical.

The roll out, however, did not pan out well, and many complaints have reached TRAI claiming that the monthly subscription prices have gone up and there is a lot of confusion on how the new plans are being implemented, reports Telecom Talk.

Commenting on the same, an official from Trai said “The aim was to make TV channel pricing more transparent and to give control of channels to the consumers while making it more affordable, but it did not pan out that way.”

He further added, “the regulator might be issuing a consultation paper inviting comments on how the cable TV and DTH bills of consumers can be reduced.”

The consultation paper once rolled will make it legally possible for the TRAI to frame tariffs and regulations for the broadcasting industry which also falls in line with Supreme Courts ruling which noted that TRAI has the authority to monitor the DTH and cable broadcasting Industry.

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