NCF or Network Capacity Fee is the mandatory fee that all D2H subscribers. Dish TV-D2h Subscribers. It has to be paid for every DTH connection that you purchase. So in case you have two DTH connections, then you have to pay NCF for each of them. When the second connection is from the same DTH provider, it is called a Multi TV connection. Earlier, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) said that it depends on the DTH company to decide whether they are going to provide any discounts on NCF charges for the Multi TV connection or not.
While every DTH company decided to give some relief to their customers on the NCF charges for Multi TV connection, Tata Sky opted to go the other way and charged their users the full amount of Rs 153 in the past. But that has changed now as part of the new changes brought by Trai’s National Tariff Order (NTO) 2.0.
Dish TV-D2h Subscribers:
Dish TV and D2h Charging Less NCF from Multi TV Users. Tata Sky and Airtel Digital TV have price cuts but they are still behind its TV and D2H. The subscribers of Dish TV and D2h are still paying Rs 50 as NCF (excluding taxes) for the first 200 subscribed channels.
Users still have to pay for subscribing to different content providers, for example, Star, Sony, etc. There can’t be any possible discount here from the DTH operator. All they can cut on is NCF charges.
Tata Sky and Airtel Digital TV Have New NCF Prices for Multi TV Users:
Tata Sky used to charge rupees 153, but Airtel digital TV has lower its price before and charged Rs 80 for NCF for each Multi TV connection. But the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has set new guidelines for the DTH companies concerning the NCF charges.