Dubai-based pay-TV operator OSN is upping its subscription rates as far as its wholesale distributors are concerned. Some lower tiers rise by 4 per cent. However du, the Emirati telco which retails OSN to its cable and DSL subscribers, says that OSN price rise on its Pinoy Prime bundle will pay Dirhams 118 a month compared to the last year’s Dirhams 98, a rise of 20 per cent.
Also significantly hiked is the OSN/du Firstnet Premium/Al Jazeera package which rises from Dhs 149 to Dhs 174 (16.8 per cent).
OSN offers almost 140 television channels, and is owned by KIPCO of Kuwait and Saudi Arabia’s Mawarid Group.