Dish TV – Packages, Channel List, Recharge and Customer Care

Back in 2004, when Direct to Home TV was lunched, Essel Group’s Zee Entertainment Enterprises did it by launching Dish TV. Till March 2009, Dish TV was, in India, the sole DTH operator, to showcase Turner Classic Movies and Boomerang. However, this was removed in 2009, and in 2010, Neo Sports and Neo Cricket was added.

Dish TV Packages

The packs offered by Dish TV attempt to cater to all your TV watching needs and make the whole experience a better one on the whole. There are three types of Packs which one can use when using Dish TV.

True Value Packs

The True Value Packs are designed to allow you to watch TV and have to best pick of channels. The prices of the packs under these two broad heading are economical and the channels themselves cater to the diversity which is inherent in our country. Under Rest of India, you can choose from Silver Saver at Rs.165 per month, Gold Cricket at Rs.225 per month, Gold Saver at Rs.285 per month, Platinum at Rs.350 per month and the latest, Family Pack at Rs.176 per month. South India gives similar options as Rest of India, such as South Silver Cricket at Rs.135 per month, South Silver Saver at Rs.165 per month, South Gold Hindi at Rs.199 per month, and South Platinum at Rs.350 per month.

Child Pack

If a fight over the remote is a regular affair in your household, then the Child Pack is what you should opt for. This pack allows for a second Dish TV connection, at cheaper prices for those who already have one Dish TV connection. In a certain few cities, one may avail a Child Pack for a second connection, and get discounts such as, Rs.65 off on Gold Cricket per month, Rs.125 off on Gold Saver per month and Rs.190 off on platinum per month. If you do not live in one of these cities, you may choose one from among the other Child Packs, such as, Platinum, where you save Rs.120 per month!

A-la-carte Pack

You also have the option of mixing and matching your own choice of channels from the A-la-carte Pack. You can choose your preference from Sports, News, Hindi Entertainment, Kids, Hindi Movies, Infotainment, Lifestyle & Music, English Entertainment, International Entertainment and Regional Entertainment.



Dish TV Channel List

Dish TV provides a plethora of channels to cater to the wide range of needs of different customers throughout India. With the new HD Television, Dish TV presents a few very lucrative Packs.

In Rest of India, one may choose between Royale Pack for TruHD, which offers 236 plus 35channels which also includes the HD Services at Rs.550 per month and the TruHD Premiere Pack, which offers 231 plus channels including 20HD Services at Rs.450 per month.

In South India, one has the options of choosing between South TruHD Royale Pack which includes 214 plus channels including 35 HD Services at Rs.550 per month, and South TruHD for Premiere Pack, which includes 210 plus channels, includes services for 20 at Rs.450 per month.

Dish TV Recharge

You can avail the Dish TV recharge online facilities, by following three simple steps. After going to the Dish TV site, and clicking on the Dish TV recharge online option, all you have to do is enter your Viewing Card or Mobile Number, select the manner in which you would like to pay, whether by Credit/Debit card, net banking or by ITZ card and your recharge is complete! You can also recharge sitting at home, by simply downloading a form for credit card standing instructions.

You no longer need to remember recharge dates and hassle yourself, simply instruct you bank to pay the money by downloading the necessary form from the internet. Another way in which you can pay is by personally going to the recharge outlets, buying a recharge card and following the instructions.

Dish TV Customer Care

Dish TV provides their customers with a toll free number where they can call and get their queries answered. This number which can be dialled from each and every phone line is 0120-2550000 and for MTNL/BSNL line users, the number is 1860-180-3474. Besides this, one may even mail them at

So now start enjoying Dish TV with your favorite channels and with the pack that suits your budget –

This article was last updated on July 7th, 2012 in Uncategorized

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