WarnerMedia reduces MRP of ‘Turner Family Pack’ and ‘Turner Family HD Plus Pack’ due to HBO SD, HBO HD, and WB shutdown

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WarnerMedia yesterday through its authorized distribution partner Indiacast Media notified the revised composition of Turner Family Pack and Turner Family HD Plus Pack effective 16th December as a result of the shutdown of HBO SD, HBO HD, and WB along with the discontinuation of Turner HD Pack and Turner Family HD Pack.

WarnerMedia reduces MRP of 'Turner Family Pack' and 'Turner Family HD Plus Pack' set to affected by HBO and WB shutdown

The shutdown of HBO SD, HBO HD, and WB have affected the composition of all Turner bouquets bar the Turner Kids Pack. As a result, while two bouquets are on their way out, the broadcaster has had to revise the pricing of Turner HD Pack and Turner Family HD Pack to compensate for the shutdown of channels affecting the composition of the bouquets.

WarnerMedia reduces MRP of 'Turner Family Pack' and 'Turner Family HD Plus Pack' due to HBO SD, HBO HD and WB shutdown

Indiacast Media in its notice stated, “If a DPO has subscribed to any bouquet(s) (under its current / prevailing interconnection agreement with Turner , through IndiaCast) which comprises of any of the Identified Turner Channel(s) (i.e. ‘WB’ and/or ‘HBO’ and/or ‘HBO HD’), then effective December 16, 2020, the MRP of such bouquet(s) shall be reduced by such percentage as shall be equivalent to the percentage of a-la-carte MRP of the removed Identified Turner Channel(s) to the sum total of the a-la-carte MRP of all channels originally forming part of such bouquet(s).”

Turner Family Pack currently offers Cartoon Network, CNN International, HBO, Pogo, and WB at Rs 10 per month which will effective 16th December only offer Cartoon Network, CNN International, and Pogo since HBO and WB are going to shutdown. As a result, the MRP of the bouquet has now been revised to Rs 4.5 per month which will come into effect from 16th December 2020.

Turner Family HD Plus Pack on the other hand currently offers Cartoon Network, Pogo, HBO HD, WB, Cartoon Network HD+, and CNN International at Rs 12.5 per month which will effective 16th December only offer Cartoon Network, CNN International, Pogo, and Cartoon Network HD+ since HBO HD and WB are going to shutdown. As a result, the MRP of the bouquet has now been revised to Rs 6.5 per month which will come into effect from 16th December 2020.

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