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DTH Buying Guide: Things You Must Absolutely Know Before Buying a DTH Connection

by Sandeep Kumar Freelancer Article writer

Since the inception of DTH providers in India, there has been a tug of war amongst these giants about being the best and the cheapest DTH connection in India. Though the early entrants in the game, as Dish TV, have been immensely benefitted with grabbing many loyal consumers; it’s the new entrants who are facing the hard game now.

In this era of healthy competition and pricing, it’s ultimately the consumer who can have the advantage of choosing the cheapest DTH connection from the list of DTH providers in India.

This article serves as a buying guide to help you with the things to know before buying a new DTH connection or changing your old one: 

Channels Pricing

To help you buy the best and cheapest DTH connection, we recommend you carefully scan through each DTH provider’s brochure and website to check the number of channels that you want to see. It will help you understand the pricing model that each DTH provider in India follows with respect to ala-carte channels and bouquets. If the channels you prefer to watch are scattered across various bouquets, your pricing per month will be high as you’d have to subscribe to multiple bouquets. 

Quality of the Broadcast

It’s always better to go with personal recommendations by someone who has been using a particular DTH connection to know about the broadcast quality. Always go with operators who offer MPEG-4 compression as it makes the broadcast quality better for viewers to see. Visit the nearest outlet for a demo to help you make an informed decision to buy the cheapest DTH in India that offers amazing picture quality. 

Recharge Options

Though in this digital era you’d hardly ever have to stand in queue to recharge your DTH account; it’s always better and advisable to look for the ease of recharge and multiple offers and discounts available on long term to save you money on each recharge. Go for those offering various payments options from net banking to e-wallets, pre-paid vouchers, or bundle plans. 

Pre & Post-Sales Support

Ask around who have used a particular DTH connection to know more about the time taken in installation, quality of the services rendered, response time in case of down times, frequency of down times, problems faced during installation, and promptness of the customer service staff and technicians in resolving the matter. These factors would help you make an informed decision on buying the cheapest DTH connection in India. 

Apart from above, following things to be kept in mind before settling down on one of the DTH providers in India:

  • Quality of the set top box, interface, and user-friendliness
  • Cost of upgrading to the HD set top box
  • Number and types of interactive channels and additional services
  • Future readiness in terms of video recording



About Sandeep Kumar Freshman   Freelancer Article writer

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