Arasu blacks out pay channels of non-complying customers in many parts of TN

MUMBAI: Tamil Nadu government-owned multi system operator (MSO) Arasu Cable TV Corporation has reportedly blacked out pay channels on the day the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) new pricing framework came into force for the consumers.

According to a report by The Times of India, the MSO switched off pay channels of customers who had failed to provide their choice till the 31st January deadline.

The report stated that thousands of cable TV customers in the Trichy were impacted by the blackout. It is believed that Arasu has blacked out pay channels in other parts of Tamil Nadu as well.

Arasu has 1.4 lakh customers in Trichy and 70 lakh customers across the state.