Mostly, there is vital information hidden behind the * symbol it may be crucial in terms of cost, days and other such core information that is often overlooked as we get carried away by the ad. Reading entire details maybe a tardy activity thats where offers take such advantage and cipher hidden costs. For example Dish tv Super Sports offer: Pay Rs. 1390 and get 2 Months subscription of Gold Pack + 2 Months Colors ala-carte doesn't mention about installation charges which is mentioned in the details of the T & C: Super Sports Offer Terms and Conditions
*Installation charges of Rs. 200+ST extra.Channel count includes audio/video/ active services and DD direct channels. DD direct channels availability rests with DD Direct. The offer prices are inclusive of taxes, applicable octroi extra. Offer is valid across India. The offer prices include 3 years rent of CPE. After completion of the initial subscription period, the subscriber will have to opt for prevailing packages at the prevailing rates. After 3 years, rental @ Re 1/- per year shall be payable. In 1590-3 M Gold Offer, after completion of the initial subscription period “colorful” shall be available on paid basis unless opted out by the subscriber while “UTV Pack” and “Biz World” shall be withdrawn unless opted in by the subscriber. In 1390-2 M Gold Offer, after completion of the initial subscription period “colorful” shall be available on paid basis unless opted out by the subscriber. The subscriber may thereafter opt the said packs at prevailing rates. Limited period offers. Scheme and conditions thereof can be changed at the sole discretion of the Company. Composition of the channels in the packs and the rates thereof are subject to change.