On the receipt of set-top-box and outdoor unit (ODU), buyers have to pay the balance amount of Rs 1500 to get the free channels.

Reliance Big TV has announced a partnership with 50,000 post office for interested consumers to book the ‘effectively free’ HD HEVC set-top-boxes. The booking of the free set-top boxes can be done by paying Rs 500 through post offices across Rajasthan, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Sikkim. The bookings for the post office will be commencing from June 20.

The company will be starting the installation soon. All pre-booked customers will get their set-top boxes installed in their houses before July 30, claims the company. The delivery of set-top boxes will start from June 15. The HD HEVC set-top-box by Reliance Big TV offers features like scheduled recording, USB port and HDMI port. The offer includes paid channels free for one year including HD channels and up to 500 FTA channels free of cost for five years.

Users can avail the latest offer on Reliance Big TV website with booking amount of Rs 500 at a post office. On the receipt of set-top-box and outdoor unit (ODU), buyers have to pay the balance amount of Rs 1500 to get the free channels. To get loyalty bonus, subscribers need to recharge a monthly amount of Rs 300/- from 2nd year onwards for all paid channels.

On completion of subscription of paid channels continuously for next two years with Reliance Big TV, subscribers will then get back Rs 2000 as a loyalty bonus (the amounts paid during booking and receipt of the set top box) in form of recharge, making it effectively free of cost. Delivery will commence after 30-45 days from the date of booking. The pre-booking was earlier made available in Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, North-East and Goa. Gadgets Now