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NTO 2.0: Sony revises tariffs in new RIO effective 1 April

The broadcaster revises prices of Hindi GECs, sports, movies, kids and infotainment channels.

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Mumbai: Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI) has published its new reference interconnect offer in compliance with the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) new tariff order (NTO) 2.0 effective from 1 April.

The broadcaster owns and operates 16 channels and has revised tariffs for its Hindi GECs, sports, Hindi movie, kids and infotainment channels. 

Previously priced at Rs 19, SPNI has revised the MRP of its Hindi GECs Sony SAB (Rs 23) and Sony Entertainment Television (Rs 24), and sports channels Sony Six (Rs 20), Sony Ten 1 (Rs 20), Sony Ten 2 (Rs 20), Sony Ten 3 (Rs 12) and Sony Ten 4 (Rs 12). Earlier priced at Rs 2, it has hiked the tariffs for its kids’ channel Sony Yay! and infotainment channel Sony BBC Earth to Rs 3. It has also slashed the pricing of its Hindi movie channel Set Max from Rs 15 to Rs 12.  

As per NTO 2.0 regulations, Trai mandated that a channels’ MRP must not exceed Rs 12 for it to be included in any bouquet.

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