Discovery to discontinue three bouquets from 5 Mar

MUMBAI: Discovery Communications India will discontinue three standard definition (SD) bouquets from 5th March. The broadcaster has also revised the pricing of its SD and HD bouquets with effect from 5th March.

The three bouquets to be discontinued are kids infotainment pack, kids infotainment Tamil pack, and kids infotainment HD pack. The three packs had infotainment and kids channels like Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, TLC and Discovery Kids among others.

With the discontinuation of three bouquets, Discovery will have eight bouquets which include four SD and HD bouquets each.

The price of Basic Infotainment Pack is Rs 9 against the Rs 8 earlier. Infotainment Pack will now be priced at Rs 8.5 compared to Rs 7. Basic Infotainment Tamil Pack’s price has been revised to Rs 9 from Rs 8. Infotainment Tamil Pack will now be priced at Rs 8.5 compared to Rs 7.

The new price of four HD packs are as follows: Basic Infotainment HD Tamil Pack (Rs 12), Basic Infotainment HD Pack (Rs 12), Infotainment + Sports HD Pack (Rs 10), and Infotainment HD Pack (Rs 11). Earlier, the price of the four bouquets was Rs 10, Rs 10, Rs 9, and Rs 9 respectively.

The company said that the MRP of all a-la-carte pay channels will continue to remain the same. The MRP of all other bouquets of pay channels of Discovery Communications India not expressly included will remain the same unless revised and uploaded on the website of the Company as required under Tariff Order.

It also said that all other terms and conditions as set out in the RIO document as uploaded on the website will continue to remain the same unless revised and uploaded on the website of the Company as required under Tariff Order.