Indian DTH Latest Price and Offers Comparison: TataSky,Airtel,BIG TV,Dish TV,Sun Direct,VideoCon

Update: For for Latest High Definition DTH Prices and Latest offers refer: HD DTH Comparison: TataSky HD vs Airtel HD vs Dish TV HD vs BIG TV HD vs SunDirect HD

The latest entry cost and offers of Indian Direct To Home Services are given below. These offers may include the Set Top Box, Installation and free monthly package subscriptions:

Please check the official sites for current offers as they change the offers on a weekly basis.

1) Tata Sky: Official Offers At TataSky

2) Dish TV: Dish TV Offers: Platinum offer. For other offers just select the offers section from their home page.

3) Sun Direct DTH: The latest SunDirect Price Plans and offers.

4) BIG TV DTH: Latest BIG TV prices & offers

5) Airtel Digital TV: Airtel DTH offers

6) Videocon D2H DTH: D2H Videocon offers and promotions

Sun Direct DTH Customer Support Number, Online Contact

Sun Direct DTH is notorious for worst customer care. But followong are the ways to contact Sun DTH Customer Care via Phone , Web and Email:

There are no Toll Free numbers for SunDirect DTH.

Online contact:

Contact Sun DTH

Tolled Numbers:

Tamil Nadu:      044-39407575
Andhra Pradesh:     040-39407575
Kerala:     0484-3940757
Karnataka:     080-39407575
Bihar:     0612-3940757
Chhattisgarh:     0771-3940757
Gujarat:     079-39407575
Delhi:     011-39407575
Jammu and Kashmir:     011-39407575
Haryana:     0184-3940757
Himachal Pradesh:     0177-3940757
Jharkhand:     0651-3940757
Madhya Pradesh:     0731-3940757
Maharastra:     022-39407575
Orissa:     0674-3940757
Punjab:     0172-3940757
Rajasthan:     0141-3940757
Uttar Pradesh:     0522-3940757
West Bengal:     033-39407575

Good luck in getting support from them!

Customer Care details for other DTH: TataSky, Dish, BIG, Videocon and Airtel.

Sun Direct DTH upgrading STB manually after satellite change

Sun DTH, faced a major problem after the INSTAT transponder failure. They moved to a new satellite METSAT. But they need to do upgrades in STB of the customers for completely switching over to the new satellite.

They have put up the following notice in their website.

Your DTH service equipment needs to be upgraded for uninterrupted service. Sun Direct is sending its technicians to do this for you.

We request you to please co-operate with them to help us provide you better service.

Please note that this service is free of charge.

Thank you for your co-operation
Sun Direct TV Pvt Ltd

One of our readers has posted a link to do the upgrade manually: Sun DTH SAT Change

I have not tried this. It may or may not work!

SunDirect DTH STB User Guide

Sun Direct DTH has two different types of Set Top Boxes available in Standard Definition DTH.

The user manual that has complete details on the ports/Cable and connectivity options like cables are given in the following User Guide in PDF format.



At present Sun Direct HD STB ( Samsung ) is not available. Shall give details once it is available.

Tamil Channels available in DTH :Comparison Latest and Updated

If you are a Tamil TV Viewer and looking to buy a DTH service, you might have the following questions:

  1. Is [intlink id=”72″ type=”post”]Sun Direct[/intlink] the best DTH service for Tamil viewers as they give lot of ads in Sun Network channels?
  2. Which DTH has the highest number of Tamil channels: Sun Direct or [intlink id=”476″ type=”post”]BIG TV[/intlink] or Videocon DTH ?
  3. Does [intlink id=”77″ type=”post”]Tata Sky[/intlink] has all the important Tamil channels even if it does not all the channels?
  4. Which DTH service has Raj Digital Plus and Zee Tamil? Dish TV or [intlink id=”153″ type=”post”]Airtel Digital TV[/intlink]?
  5. Who has the maximum number of Tamil Music channels?

Find it for yourself in the latest and updated Tamil channel list comparison chart:

Some key points to note:

  • Zee Tamil,Raj Digital Plus and SS Music are only available in Dish TV
  • Channel UFX available only on BIG TV
  • BIG TV has maximum number of Tamil channels( as on August 2010 )

How to change audio language in Airtel,TataSky,Dish TV,BIG TV,SunDirect,Videocon DTH

Indian DTH services has many channels with multiple languages: English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

The audio language from English to Hindi, Hindi to Tamil, English to Telugu, English to Tamil can be easily changed in most of thsi DTH.

In TataSky, when viewing the channel  just press the green button to change to the language of your choice.

In Airtel Digital TV , press the blue button to change language.

In Dish TV, Press the button with the ‘speaker mark’ or A LANG button on your remote, the language will change automatically, from English to Hindi / or to the available audio on the channel.

Sun Direct has poor support in this: Press Audio Button in the remote -> from the menu select-Right -> and the language will be English.

Similar options exists for other DTH services: BIG and VideoCon D2H