This list of FTA channels, which are free to air, and can be accessed by anyone having any dish is crucial, as users only need to pay Rs plus GST to access them. Now, in case that customer has chosen only 60 FTA or Free to Air channels, then he or she can choose 40 more and complete the list. However, in case the user chooses pay channels, then extra amount needs to be paid, as determined by the broadcaster and the cable operator. Mohul keenly observes the nuances of Indian startup world; and tries to demystify the secrets behind Technology, Marketing, Mobile and Internet. He is a Writer by passion, Marketer by choice and Entrepreneur by compulsion.
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Free-to-air FTA are television TV and radio services broadcast in clear unencrypted form, allowing any person with the appropriate receiving equipment to receive the signal and view or listen to the content without requiring a subscription , other ongoing cost or one-off fee e. In the traditional sense, this is carried on terrestrial radio signals and received with an antenna. These carriers may be mandated or opt in some geographies to deliver FTA channels even if a premium subscription is not present providing the necessary equipment is still available , especially where FTA channels are expected to be used for emergency broadcasts, similar to the emergency service provided by mobile phone operators and manufacturers. Free-to-view FTV is, generally, available without subscription but is digitally encoded and may be restricted geographically. Free-to-air is often used for international broadcasting , making it something of a video equivalent to shortwave radio.