Airtel is now becoming a member of the rising checklist of cable and DTH operators to streamline the method of choosing channels and perceive pricing. The announcement from Airtel comes after Tata Sky simplified the process into three steps early this week. Leading cable and DTH corporations are actually scrambling to make it simpler for his or her prospects to pick out channels and perceive the costs earlier than TRAI’s necessary swap to the brand new TV pricing will get carried out on February 1, 2019. Starting subsequent month, TV viewers will be capable to decide to pay just for the channels they need to watch, as per a brand new regulation from Telecom Regulatory and Authority of India.
In order to streamline the swap, Airtel Digital TV introduced the a-la-carte pricing of the channels on its web site final month. Back then, the corporate stated that it’s going to make it simpler for patrons to simply swap their plans on Airtel web site or by way of the My Airtel App or by calling the shopper care service. Now, in an effort to make the method much more simpler, it has introduced choice to subscribe to their favourite channels with only a QR code scan on their tv display screen.
With the brand new course of, Airtel says its digital TV customers could make their very own plans or choose from a variety of advisable plans provided as per TRAI pointers on channel 998. Once they’ve chosen their plan and value, they’ll lastly scan a QR code to activate their choice. “Customers can view the complete list of channels along with its a-la carte price as well as the broadcaster packs. They can also opt for the Airtel value plans which have been specially designed for customers based on their current channel selection or current monthly recharge value,” the corporate stated in a press release.
Airtel says after choosing the channel or pack, prospects have to only scan the QR code and ship it to 54325. Post sending the SMS, the pack will robotically get activated beginning February 1. In order to scan the code, Airtel Digital TV customers have to make use of their smartphone digicam. In case your smartphone doesn’t help QR scanner then you possibly can obtain a third-party QR scanner app from the Google Play Store or the App Store. Airtel has additionally created a fast demonstration video of the method.
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TRAI has additionally created a dedicated channel selector tool on its web site. The instrument is likely one of the easiest method to take a look at channels that you simply plan to subscribe, choose the streaming high quality, filter by broadcaster amongst different choices. It exhibits the ultimate pricing together with all tariffs and contains an optimize button, which is able to robotically go for channels packs and thus decrease the ultimate value.