MSO Asianet launches scheme offering free STB to new customers

MUMBAI: Kerala’s leading multi-system operator (MSO) Asianet Satellite Communications has launched a new offer wherein it is providing free set-top boxes (STBs) to new customers along with 100 channels at Rs 150/month excluding 18% GST.

The Cable TV pack will include 83 FTA channels and 17 paid channels like Asianet, Surya, Zee Keralam, Flowers, Surya Movies, Asianet Movies, Asianet Plus, Surya Music, Surya Comedy, Star Sports 1, Star Sports 2, Kochu TV, Star Sports First, NGC, NGC Wild, Star Sports 3 and News 18 Malayalam.

The limited time-period offer is valid till 31st December 2019. After the offer period, customers will have to pay the monthly cable TV channel charges. Customers will have to pay subscription charges for additional channels.

To avail of the offer, customers will have to pay Rs 999 as deposit charges. The deposit money will be refunded after three years. The MSO will also take away the STB at the end of the three years. However, customers can retain the STB if they choose not to reclaim the deposit money.

Asianet has stated that the deposit will be refunded to subscribers after the period of three years from the date of the subscription provided STB is returned in good working conditions and all dues are cleared.

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