In the aftermath of the recent changes to the Dialog TV lineup. Those non-Gold package subscribers who had subscribed to Discovery Turbo / Setanta Sports prior to the channels being shifted are eligible to receive the MPEG4 DVB-S2 STB Free of Charge. For those who haven't it is still available at a fee. Please see the information given below for conditions under which the HD , we like to thanks members of our community for sharing this information with us.
1. Customer is an existing Setanta and/or Discovery Turbo sachet activated customer, but without a HD STB - Customer can get a HD STB Free Of Charge.
2. Customer is a existing Gold package holder who can’t watch Discovery Turbo channel - Customer can get a HD STB. No HD upgrade fee will be charged.
3. Customer is a Gold package holder who wants to activate Setanta channel sachet. Channel has to be activated by customer/call centre. No HD upgrade fee will be charged. Sachet monthly rentals are applicable.
4. Non Gold or Non Setanta and/or Discovery Turbo sachet activated customer with a HD box wants to activate the sachets - Channel has to be activated by customer/call centre. No HD upgrade fee will be charged. Sachet monthly rentals are applicable.
5. Non Gold or Non Setanta and/or Discovery Turbo sachet activated customers; wants to activate the sachets. - Channel has to be activated by customer/call centre. HD upgrade fee of Rs.2990/- will be charged. Sachet monthly rentals are applicable.
For any package downgrade, Rs.1000/- will be charged.
We hope MTV (Music Television) returns for the benefit of those are being deprived of the channel. It's great to note that Dialog TV have taken into consideration the plight of the non-Gold package subscribers who would be affected by the loss of Discovery Turbo/Setanta.
Even though this MPEG4 conversion is still a work-in-progress, its great to see some visible steps been taken by Dialog TV towards it's implementation. We are not sure whether Dialog will completely convert to MPEG4 DVB-S2 or will maintain a combination of MPEG2 & MPEG4 channels on it's platform. If its a complete conversion then we will see all subscribers receiving the MPEG4 DVB-S2 STB on a need-to-have basis as it was the case with those from other packages who had subscribed to channel sachets containing Discovery Turbo/Setanta.
In BREAKING NEWS we just received, SIRASA TV & SHAKTHI TV have been added to Dialog TV. Please keep us updated on the latest on Dialog TV as the days progress.