MUMBAI: Dish TV has trained its sights on carriage fees as a mainstream revenue source. In a significant move, India’s largest direct-to-home (DTH) operator by subscriber numbers has come out with a carriage rate card for the first time as it seeks to collect fees from weaker television channels. Dish TV has fixed its base carriage fee at Rs. 20 lakh ( Rs. 2 million) per month for free to air (FTA) encrypted and pay channels in standard definition (SD) as well as high definition (HD). The base carriage includes transponder cost, turnaround, processing, recording and encryption/subscriber management system (SMS) fee.
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