Which set top box to get in India

Every other company seem to be putting a set top box out there so which one should you get. Here are the options available in the market. You decide.

Hathway Set top box

Channels - 100 or so

Price - 500 Rs

Monthly Fee - It depends on the channels you want. You have to choose a minimum of 20 channels. Each channel costs 6 Rs.

Advantages - You will get all the channels. You don't have to put up a dish. Just plug in the set top box into your existing cable provider.

Disadvantages -  You cable provider has to support this set top box and also provide the box himself.

 

images Doordarshan

Channels - 50 or so

Price - 1000 Rs

Monthly Fee - No Charges its free

Advantages - You will get all the channels from Doordarshan

Disadvantages - No pay channels will work.

 

images-1 Sun Direct

Channels - 100 or so

Price - 1000 Rs

Monthly Fee - 100 Rs

Advantages - You will get all the channels from Sun Network

Disadvantages - No jaya TV or any other English channels or sports channels.

 

images-2 Zee Dish TV

Channels - 200 or so

Price - 4000 Rs

Monthly Fee - 300 Rs

Advantages - You will get all the channels and some extra stuff like movie on demand etc for which you have to pay extra.

Disadvantages - Monthly prices are high if you want all the channels.

 

images-3 Tata Sky

Channels - 200 or so

Price - 4000 Rs

Monthly Fee - 300 Rs

Advantages - You will get all the channels and some extra stuff like movie on demand etc for which you have to pay extra.

Disadvantages - Monthly prices are high if you want all the channels.

I personally own Zee's Dish TV and the Hathway Box.  Which work quite well.

If you know any other please write about them in the comments so that others can make a good decision.