The State-owned Tamil Nadu Arasu Cable TV Corporation will launch its operations throughout the State, barring Chennai, from September 2, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa told the Assembly on Tuesday.
Making a suo motu statement in the House, she said that the corporation would telecast 90 channels, including pay channels. “It will begin with free channels and steps are being taken to get the pay channels. Soon, customers will get the pay channels.” The cable TV operators, who have joined the Arasu Cable TV Corporation will collect a monthly subscription of Rs.70 from the customers and pay Rs.20 to the Corporation. Each customer can save between Rs.70 and Rs.100 per month.
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