Star Network publishes new RIO in compliance with NTO 2.0

Star’s new prices are cheaper in contrast to Sony’s RIO.

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Following Sony Pictures Network, on Friday Star Network also published its new Reference Interconnect Offer (RIO) with prices according to New Tariff Order 2020. Similar to SPN, Star has also increased the cost of its popular channels and kept them out of bouquets.

The broadcaster has priced its standard definition channels up to Rs 23 and high definition channels up to Rs 25 (18% GST additional). In contrast to Sony’s RIO, these prices are cheaper as SPN is going to charge up to Rs 25 for SD channels and Rs 30 for HD channels.

Star Plus, Star Jalsha, Mask TV, Asianet, Star Sports 1 and Star Sports Select 1 prices will be hiked to Rs 23 while Star Plus HD, Star Jalsha HD, Vijay HD, Asianet HD, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi HD, Star Sports Select 1 HD, Maa HD will cost Rs 25.

Channel NameCurrent MRPNew MRPPrice Difference
Star Plus Rs 19 Rs 23+Rs 4
Star Plus HD Rs 19 Rs 25+Rs 6
Star Bharat Rs 12 Rs 12
Star Bharat HD Rs 15 Rs 12-Rs 3
Star Utsav Rs 1 Rs 1
Star Gold Rs 15 Rs 12-Rs 3
Star Gold HD Rs 15 Rs 19+Rs 4
Star Gold 2 Rs 2 Rs 2.5+Rs 0.5
Star Gold 2 HD* Rs 4
Star Utsav Movies Rs 1 Rs 1
Star Gold Select Rs 2 Rs 7+Rs 5
Star Gold Select HD Rs 4 Rs 8+Rs 4
Star Gold Romance* Rs 2
Star Gold Thrills* Rs 2
Star Jalsha Rs 19 Rs 23+Rs 4
Star Jalsha HD Rs 19 Rs 25+Rs 6
Jalsha Movies Rs 10 Rs 9-Rs 1
Jalsha Movies HD Rs 19 Rs 19
Jalsha Josh* Rs 2
Star Pravah Rs 10 Rs 19+Rs 9
Star Pravah HD Rs 15 Rs 21+Rs 6
Pravah Pictures* Rs 1
Pravah Pictures HD* Rs 2
Maa TV Rs 19 Rs 23+Rs 4
Maa HD Rs 19 Rs 25+Rs 6
Maa Gold Rs 2 Rs 1-Rs 1
Maa Music Rs 1 Rs 1
Maa Movies Rs 15 Rs 12-Rs 3
Maa Movies HD Rs 19 Rs 19
Vijay Rs 19 Rs 19
Vijay HD Rs 19 Rs 25+Rs 6
Vijay Super Rs 2 Rs 4+Rs 2
Vijay Super HD* Rs 12
Vijay Music Rs 1 Rs 1
Asianet Rs 19 Rs 23+Rs 4
Asianet HD Rs 19 Rs 25+Rs 6
Asianet Plus Rs 5 Rs 1-Rs 4
Asianet Movies Rs 15 Rs 10-Rs 5
Asianet Movies HD* Rs 19
Star Suvarna Rs 12 Rs 15+Rs 3
Star Suvarna HD Rs 19 Rs 21+Rs 2
Suvarna Plus Rs 1 Rs 3+Rs 2
Star Kirano* Rs 12
Star Kirano HD* Rs 15
Star Movies Rs 7 Rs 3-Rs 4
Star Movies HD Rs 15 Rs 21+Rs 6
Star Movies Select* Rs 12
Star Movies Select HD Rs 8 Rs 12+Rs 4
Disney International HD Rs 14 Rs 15+Rs 1
Star Sports 1 Rs 19 Rs 23+Rs 4
Star Sports 1 HD Rs 19 Rs 25+Rs 6
Star Sports 2 Rs 6 Rs 10+Rs 4
Star Sports 2 HD Rs 19 Rs 12-Rs 7
Star Sports 3 Rs 2 Rs 1-Rs 1
Star Sports 1 Hindi Rs 19 Rs 21+Rs 2
Star Sports 1 Hindi HD Rs 19 Rs 25+Rs 6
Star Sports 1 Tamil Rs 19 Rs 17-Rs 2
Star Sports 1 Tamil HD* Rs 21
Star Sports 1 Kannada Rs 19 Rs 17-Rs 2
Star Sports 1 Telugu Rs 19 Rs 19
Star Sports 1 Telugu HD* Rs 21
Star Sports Select 1 Rs 19 Rs 23+Rs 4
Star Sports Select 1 HD Rs 19 Rs 25+Rs 6
Star Sports Select 2 Rs 7 Rs 7
Star Sports Select 2 HD Rs 10 Rs 10
Star Sports First Rs 1 Rs 0.5-Rs 0.5
National Geographic Rs 2 Rs 1-Rs 1
National Geographic HD Rs 10 Rs 8-Rs 2
Nat Geo Wild Rs 1 Rs 0.5-Rs 0.5
Nat Geo Wild HD Rs 5 Rs 4-Rs 1
Fox Life Rs 1 Rs 2+Rs 1
Fox Life HD Rs 1 Rs 3+Rs 2
Disney Channel Rs 9 Rs 10+Rs 1
Disney Channel HD* Rs 12
Super Hungama* Rs 4
Disney Junior Rs 4 Rs 4
Hungama TV Rs 2 Rs 1-Rs 1
Hungama HD* Rs 5

Apart from these, Star Pravah, Vijay, Star Suvarna, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Star Gold HD, Jalsha Movies HD, Star Survarna HD, Star Movies HD, Disney International HD, Star Sports 1 Tamil HD, Telugu HD, Maa Movies HD, Star Pravah HD, Star Kirano HD and Asianet Movies HD are priced between Rs 13 – Rs 21 and hence they will be available to subscribers only via a la carte, not through bouquets.

The RIO also shows that Star Network is launching 16 new channels by January 24th 2022 and the existing 10 channels will be shut down or rebranded. Depending on the verdict of the Supreme Court on November 30th over NTO 2.0, these prices will be applicable from December 1st 2021.

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Much better than sony

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Pravah pictures HD 2rs😍

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