Back in February 2014 Tata sky has launched the global first, video-based music service, Karaoke in partnership with Hungama. But now the operation is shutting down this service. After 5 years from its launch, Tata Sky Karaoke will cease to exist from 28th August 00:00 (Midnight). This pack will be automatically dropped from customers account who are currently subscribed to this service. If the subscribers are on an annual or semi-annual plan then the amount will be refunded on a pro-rata basis and the amount will be credited to their Tata Sky account.
Customers having a monthly subscription to this Karaoke Service will not receive any refund as the balance is deducted on a daily basis. The rest of the balance will remain in their account which can be used for any other Tata Sky service, pack, channels, etc.
Tata Sky Karaoke was intended solely for Subscribers having a Tata Sky+ HD Set-Top Box connection. This service is used to showcases lyrics along with videos of the song, it gives a score on completion of singing a song based on the user’s performance on the parameter of matching pitch with the song.
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Tata Sky is also going to discontinue the ‘Tata Sky Gurus’ service channel from 31st August 23:59 (Midnight). This 24×7 Ad-Free video service was launched by the operator for all subscribers in December 2016 to provide teachings of spiritual Gurus by giving access to the wisdom of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar (Art of Living Foundation), Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev (Isha Foundation), and Brahma Kumaris (Brahma Kumari World Spiritual University).
Current Subscribers of ‘Tata Sky Gurus’ will be automatically moved to ‘Tata Sky Aradhana’ if they don’t drop this channel by 31st August.