Tata Sky, Airtel, Dish TV Offering Free Services Channels: Learn Cooking, Dancing, Fitness For Free During #Lockdown
With the coronavirus pandemic fears mushrooming in the country, various companies, celebrities, individuals, organizations and market sectors have come forward and are joining hands with the government in fighting against this pandemic.
On March 28th, the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) announced to offer four pay TV channels free for the next two months, in an attempt to help the government fight against Covid-19.
In a similar move, Airtel Digital TV, Dish TV, and Tata Sky will too be offering free interactive service channels to entertain TV viewers during the coronavirus lockdown.
What is this About?
Airtel Digital TV, Dish TV, and Tata Sky are offering free interactive service channels to entertain TV viewers during the coronavirus lockdown.
While Airtel Digital TV and Dish TV are providing four service channels to their customers for free, Tata Sky has added as many as 10 such channels.
These additional channels span over various age groups and deliver content that is aimed to help viewers learn skills such as cooking, dancing and fitness while staying at home.
All three of these DTH operators are offering the service channels for free until April 14.
Channels provided by Airtel Digital TV
Airtel Digital TV subscribers will have free access to these 4 channels:
- Aapki Rasoi on channel number 407
- Airtel CuriosityStream on 419
- Airtel Seniors TV on 323
- Let’s Dance on 113
Aapki Rasoi brings cooking sessions featuring celebrity Indian chefs. Airtel CuriosityStream streams thousands of films and series covering space, art, volcanoes, history, travel, cars, architecture, and dinosaurs. Additionally, there is Airtel Senior TV with content specifically designed for elderly members.
Airtel Digital TV subscribers can also access Let’s Dance that provides access to virtual dance classes that teach Indian Classical dance forms such as Bharatnatyam and Kathak as well as Western styles including Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Hop, and Salsa among others.
Dish TV Channels
Similar to Airtel Digital TV, these are the channels provided by Dish TV
- Ayushmaan Active on channel number 130
- Fitness Active on 132
- Kids Active Toons on 956
- Kids Active Rhymes on 957
The Ayushmaan Active service channel is targeted at senior citizens; the Fitness Active channel is aimed at fitness freaks, while the Kids Active Toons and Kids Active Rhymes channels are targeted for children.
Tata Sky Channels
In case you’re a Tata Sky subscriber, you have been provided with 10 additional service channels for free. These channels are
- Dance Studio on channel number 123
- Fun Learn on 664 and 668
- Cooking on 127
- Fitness on 110
- Smart Manager on 701
- Vedic Maths on 702
- Classroom on 653
- English on 660 for Hindi viewers and 1424 on Telugu
- Beauty on 119
- Javed Aktar on 150.
Alongside free access to the service channels, Tata Sky has provided a credit facility to its customers that can be accessed by giving a missed call on 080-61999922 from their registered mobile number. This will be helpful specifically for those who have been unable to recharge their account.