Living in the United States has its advantages but there are many disadvantages too. There are plenty of things an Indian living in the States misses on. It used to be Indian food but because of globalization there are now plenty of Indian restaurants in the cities and there is no limit for the dishes we cook at home. Another thing that is missed dearly is Indian entertainment like TV shows, serials and news in the local languages.
There are plenty of Indian TV service providers in America who provide Indian entertainment channels at a price. Choosing one from the existing options will seem like a tough task. So we have made a list of those providers with their offered services to help you choose and settle for one. Check them out.
Jadoo TV is one of the most popular networks in the US and Canada too. Available at just $229, Jadoo TV offers most of the popular Indian TV channel packages according to the languages. The service provides channels with 4K Ultra HD quality and is one of the best to go for Hindi, Telugu, Punjabi, Tamil language channels. Apart from this, the network offers you different products like Wireless headphones, Webcam, etc. The only drawback with this service is that it does not provide channels from local languages like Bengali, Gujarati, Malayalam, etc.
With services starting at a price as low as $20, Sling TV offers English as well as the popular Indian TV Channels. The service supports the selection of your favorite channels and paying just for them. You can get an entire range of Entertainment, Comedy, Kids, News, Lifestyle, Movies and the premium channels in one pack or you handpick only the ones you need from them. The service has easy subscription packages and is compatible with a large number of devices. This service suits youngsters better but if you have elders at home, the lack of more Indian Channels might pose a problem.
YuppTV is an Indian Service provider rendering its services in the US. This service provides channels from more than 14 Indian Languages along with Sinhala and Nepalese. YuppTV offers channels not just from the major Indian languages like Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu but also from languages like Gujarati, Bengali, Malayalam, etc. This service offers the entire range of channels broadcast in India including devotional and the least popular ones. This service costs less compared to the other services and offers features like Catch Up to watch missed episodes of popular TV shows, Mini Theatre to watch latest Indian movie releases etc. The service is compatible with many devices and lets you access from Smart phones, Television, Xbox, etc., at the same time.
Dish TV is perhaps the most familiar Indian channel provider in the United States. The network offers International subscription packages and provides channels from all over the world. The Indian channels which are covered in the South Asian region are to be added to the core subscription package which gives you most of the top Indian language channels which cover Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Bangla, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu. Though the basic subscription costs a little higher compared to others the service offers you various packages to choose from that can lessen the price. The service also provides offers from time to time to reduce the cost even further.
One of the most popular Internet service providers in the US, Comcast Xfinity also provides TV, Landline and Mobile services. The service is one of the top providers in the country but there is not much in that for the International packages. The Indian language channels reside in the South Asian channels package and not many of the popular channels are found in this. The service offers less than 10 channels which include Star Gold, Star Plus, ABP News, Eros Now, Life OK, Sony Set, Zee TV, Star Plus, TV Asia etc. Though the Internet and phone services are better with this network this is not the best choice for your Entertainment needs if you are an Indian.