TRAI Refuses To Extend Cable TV Deadline; Check Channel 999 For Cable TV Plans, Options
TRAI has said that they are monitoring all cable operators and DTH providers regarding consumer awareness.
As the D-date for implementing new Cable TV rules is approaching, apprehensions were rife that TRAI may postpone it once again.
January 31st is the deadline for implementing the new rules, pan-India.
Quashing all such rumors, TRAI has issued a press release that no such extension shall be provided now.
Meanwhile, you can find out everything about the new cable TV rules, and subscriptions options from your Cable TV or DTH operator by checking out this channel.
Keep reading to find out more!
TRAI: Sorry, No Deadline Extension Now
After rumors started floating that TRAI may extend the deadline for implementing the new Cable TV deadline again, a press release has been issued.
Note here, that the earlier deadline for implementing new cable TV rules was January 29th, which was extended to January 31st.
As per the new press release from TRAI: “Now it has been brought to the notice of the Authority that certain rumours/messages are being floated that the implementation of the new framework has been postponed or stopped or is being modified. The Authority clarifies that the new framework has come into effect on 29th December 2018.”
Hence, as per TRAI, the actual date for implementing the new Cable TV rules is 29th December, but only a month’s extension has been provided, which shall not be extended.
TRAI has advised all consumers that in order to avoid last minute inconvenience, they should choose their updates plans and packs now.
TRAI has also assured all consumers that they are constantly monitoring all broadcasters, cable TV operators and DTH providers regarding their awareness campaign.
Checkout Channel 999 For Subscription
Meanwhile, TRAI has mentioned about Channel 999, which is available to all cable TV subscribers, and viewers.
By clicking Channel 999, you can checkout the current plans and subscription options available under the DTH/cable TV plans. Consumers can also checkout selfcare options and customer care numbers.
Channel 999 was launched as a self-care and self-help channel for all subscribers, as suggested by TRAI. Now, every DTH provider and Cable operator has launched their own 999 channels, and consumers can checkout the new updated plans.
We will keep you updated, as more details come in.