Comparison between DishTV DTH and Airtel Digital TV


DishTV DTH is a direct-broadcast satellite service provider in India. It belongs to Essel Group Venture; whereas DishTV DTH is a division of Zee Network Enterprise. It has a ranking among the India's largest corporations in the Fortune India 500 roster (2011). Airtel digital TV is a direct-broadcast satellite service provider of India and it is operated by Bharti Airtel. Airtel, a telecom company has easily stepped into television media through DTH services.

DishTV DTH is a direct-broadcast satellite service provider of India. It belongs to Essel Group Venture; DishTV DTH is a division of Zee Network Enterprise. It has a ranking among India's largest corporations in the Fortune India 500 roster (2011). Airtel digital TV is a direct-broadcast satellite service provider of India and it is operated by Bharti Airtel. Airtel, a telecom company has easily stepped into television media through DTH services.

DishTV DTH Vs Airtel Digital TV


Both service providers offer many services. There are many things that differentiate both the service providers from each other and create some differences. Some of the major differences among these services providers are given as follows:

1) Standard Definition (SD) Equipment Cost: DishTV DTH charges Rs 990 and for SD recorder it takes Rs 1490. This amount is charged for any pack it provides (for one month). Whereas, Airtel digital TV charges Rs 1290 for SD recorder and it gives free pack for two months (of customer's choice).

2) Installation Cost: DishTV DTH takes installation charges i.e. Rs 200 whereas Airtel digital TV does not charge any installation fee i.e. installation is absolutely free.

3) Radio Facility: DishTV DTH provides 22 radio channels. But Airtel digital TV provides just 10 All India Radio channels i.e. AIR Tamil, FM Rainbow, FM Rainbow-Bangalore, AIR Punjabi, FM Gold, AIR Bengali, AIR Telugu, AIR Urdu, AIR Ragam and AIR Gujarati. Airtel digital TV mostly covers all the preferred languages in India, thus it can be said that it serves most of the Indians.

4) Minimum Plan: Dish TV DTH offers 220 channels in just payment of Rs.220. Thus, it charges Re.1 for each channel. Its minimum plan starts from Rs 220; in this pack, it offers 208 channels and services (for a month). Whereas for one month Airtel digital TV charges Rs.210 and it provides 157 channels and for the south, it has another plan which starts at Rs 120 with 119 channels (South Value Pack).

5) Multiple TV connections: Dish TV DTH offers multiple TV channels connections; whereas, Airtel digital TV charges Rs 145 for additional TV and the same channel package can be used for additional TV.

Unique Selling Points (DishTV DTH and Airtel Digital TV)


Unique Selling Points or Prepositions are those unique features that make the product special and different from each other. Unique Selling Points of both the service provider is given as below:

i)DishTV DTH: Some of the major points that make the DishTV DTH different from Airtel digital TV is given as follows:
a)DishTV DTH is not a costly product; it is comparatively cheaper than other satellite service providers.
b)DishTV DTH provides all the Doordarshan channels.
c)DishTV is the first mover in the field of DTH. It has generated a new wave in the economy.
d)DishTV DTH provides the utmost numbers of the High Definition channels.
e)DishTV DTH is not a costly product; it is comparatively cheaper than other satellite service providers. This is similar to the USA brand of DISH Network, and you can see more of its packages and services to compare by visiting this review article by DailyWireless.

ii)Airtel digital TV: Some of the major points that make the Airtel digital TV different from DishTV DTH are given as follows:
a)Airtel digital TV provides MPEG 4 quality set-top box.
b)Airtel digital TV provides channels that help students in the study especially the students who belong to 9th to 12th standard.

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Comments

Guest Author: dilpreet11 Jul 2014

I going to take airtel digital tv.



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