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Enjoy AKASH with "IFIC Shohoj Rin"

IFIC Bank has a specially designed program for the people who doesn’t have the privilege of having formal financial services for personal need. The program is called as “IFIC Shohoj Rin”. Now, people can also buy new AKASH DTH connection through opening “IFIC Shohoj Rin” account by paying equal monthly installments. By opening an “IFIC Shohoj Account” or their existing “IFIC Shohoj Account” holders can now buy AKASH Basic and AKASH Regular with 6 months of AKASH Lite & AKASH Standard subscription through a 12 months installment. You will get 2 months additional subscription as campaign offer.

Campaign Date: 15 March, 2021 - Continuing

Required Documents:

Initial documents required for submission of IFIC Shohoj Rin application are:

  • 2 copies of passport size photographs of each borrower and guarantor
  • Copy of National Identity Card/ Passport/ Driving License of the Borrower & Guarantor
  • Valid Trade License (if available)
  • Letter of introduction from employer in case of salaried person (if available)
  • Certification of occupation by any socially acceptable person (in absence of Trade License or Letter of introduction)

Package Details:

 

Package Name AKASH Basic
+ 8 Months Lite Subscription
AKASH Regular
+ 8 Months Lite Subscription
AKASH Basic
+ 8 Months Lite Plus Subscription
AKASH Regular
+ 8 Months Lite Plus Subscription
AKASH Basic
+ 8 Months Standard Subscription
AKASH Regular
+ 8 Months Standard Subscription
Package Price BTD 6,600 BTD 7,100 BTD 6,900 BTD 7,400 BTD 7,500 BTD 8,000
Tenure (Months) 12 12 12 12 12 12
Monthly Payment BTD 578 BTD 622 BTD 603 BTD 647 BTD 656 BTD 700

 *The installment contains package price, documentation fees and interest charges

Who are eligible to take AKASH through IFIC Shohoj Rin: Any person with the required documents is eligible to open a Shohoj Rin account and can take AKASH DTH connection through his/her account. Also, the existing IFIC Shohoj Rin account holders can apply for purchasing AKASH DTH connection. IFIC Bank will evaluate if that person has all the necessary documents to open a Shohoj Rin account.

 

Payment through bKash: Customers can pay the installment amount through bKash to their Shohoj Rin Account from where the installment amount will automatically get paid/debited.

IFIC is the first private bank to provide this service in the market. With the integration between two companies, a customer can Transfer money in between customer’s own IFIC A/C & bKash wallet through bKash Mobile App.

 

Eligibility of this service:

  1. Same NID number in both IFIC Bank System & bKash System
  2. Same mobile number in both IFIC Bank System & bKash System

 

Transfer Process:

Open bKash App > Click on “Transfer Money” > Click on “Bank Account” > Select IFIC Bank Ltd > Enter Bank Account number > Enter Account Title > Input the OTP > Input Amount > Enter bKash Password.

 

The service will be applicable for all singly operated Individual accounts. A particular customer can add as many as accounts he/she is owning in IFIC in his bKash wallet. Customers can transfer funds, pay EMI to funding account for Loans, MSS, PSS etc. from bKash. All the Transfers from IFIC to bKash is absolutely free, however, customer need to pay 1% charge of total amount for making transfer from bKash to IFIC A/C.  

 

List of IFIC Shohoj Rin availing Branch & Uposhakha

Branch List - https://akashdth.com/IFIC_Branch_List_AKASH_Campaign.pdf

Uposhaka List - https://akashdth.com/IFIC_Uposhakha_List_AKASH_Campaign.pdf

Frequently Asked Question:

Question

Answer

How does AKASH DTH service work?

DTH stands for Direct to Home; as the name says, you will receive AKASH's signal directly from the Bangabandhu satellite through the dish installed at your premise. In order to access the AKASH service, you will need a set top box, dish and other equipment as recommended by us. AKASH has brought to you the first world standard DTH service in Bangladesh with crystal clear picture & sound, professional installation & after sales service, 24/7 active helpline & lots of other features!

Does AKASH work with old model TV like CRT?

Yes AKASH works in every type of television

What features does AKASH provide?

AKASH provides you the real HD quality picture & sound. Nothing comes near to it, not in terms of quality viewing, not in terms of our professional customer support via 24/7 call center, true HD channels or features! AKASH provides features like program guide up to 7 days, upon its availability, where you can see schedules & details of all the programs of your subscribed channels, , favorite channel listing, program reminder feature & even parental control (a feature that gives you option to lock channels that you don't want your children to watch!).

How is AKASH different from Cable or digital TV?

AKASH provides full HD quality picture, it is value for money, it is available in any corner of Bangladesh, it provides same picture quality anywhere in Bangladesh, it has mobility to take and move anywhere you want, it gives you ownership and freedom, it's payment option is online and very convenient.

How is the quality of AKASH and why should people use AKASH

The best tv viewing experience is in AKASH as it offers crystal clear picture quality through it's HD channels. Character in tv looks more live than ever than any other local cable operator

How much is the EMI amount for AKASH in IFIC Shohoj Loan

Four packages: AKASH Basic + AKASH Lite (8months): Tk. 578/month (12 months) or AKASH Regular + AKASH Lite (8months): Tk. 622/month (12 months) or AKASH Basic + AKASH Standard (8 months): Tk. 656/month (12 months) or AKASH Regular + AKASH Standard (8 months): Tk. 700/month (12 months)

How many Channels & monthly package are there in AKASH

Right now we have two package- AKASH Standard at BDT 399/month which has 120+ channels including 40+ HD chanels and AKASH Lite at 249 BDT/month which has 70+ channels (all Bangladeshi local channels) including 20+ HD channels. In addition to AKASH Lite Package, 4 Add on packs are introduced to offer subscribers the freedom of choice.

How much do I have to recharge monthly for AKASH Standard?

You will have to recharge 399 BDT monthly subscription fee if you want to enjoy AKASH Standard package which includes 120+ channels including 40+ HD channels with all of your favourite bangla and foreign popular channels.

How much do I have to recharge monthly for AKASH Lite?

You will have to recharge 249 BDT monthly subscription fee if you want to enjoy AKASH Lite package which includes 70+ channels (All Bangladeshi local channels) including 20+ HD channels

Will I get any free subscription period with AKASH Lite Package?

If you buy a new AKASH connection with AKASH Lite Package, you'll get 5 day free subscription completely free!

How many channels are there in the AKASH Lite Pack?

There are 70 of your favorite channels in AKASH Lite Pack. For detail channel list, you can visit our website www.akashdth.com

How many channels are HD in the Lite pack?

There are 20 of your favorite true HD channels in AKASH Lite Pack. For detail channel list, you can visit our website www.akashdth.com

How much does the Lite pack cost monthly?

The Lite pack costs only BDT 249/Month. You'll get 70 of your favorite channels including 20 true HD Channels! This includes all the Bangladeshi Channels

How long is the warranty period?

When a registered subscriber purchases any new AKASH Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) from authorized Dealer, s/he will automatically receive a repair and replacement warranty for the 1st year from the date of activation of AKASH services. Registered subscriber will further get maintenance services for the 2nd year in relation to CPE from the date of activation of AKASH. However, registered subscriber would be responsible to pay for any equipment or accessories and any other charges outside the scope of maintenance. For the sake of clarity, CPE shall mean components and accessories to enable reception of AKASH services, which shall include dish antenna; low noise block feed horn and Set Top Box.

How many products can a single person purchase?

A person can buy a maximum of 3 products with a single registered mobile number (RMN).

When the installation will be completed?

The installation will be completed within 5 days after the sanctioned of loan. Installation is complimentary from AKASH, you only need to pay the amount for extra cable which will come beyond 10 meters (10 meters cable comes free for AKASH package). Tk.30/meter will be charged

Who will install AKASH product? How long does the installation process require?

After loan sanction our professional AKASH installers will come to your installation address to complete installation so that you can start enjoying the magical AKASH experience. It takes 2 hours on average to complete the installation.

Where should the dish be installed? On the roof, window or balcony?

The dish should be installed where there is the clearest line of sight; usually, it is on the rooftop/parapet of terrace.

What additional things do I need to manage for installation at my premise? (i.e: consent, etc.)

You should manage the consent of your landlord/apartment committee for the dish installation and cable routing at the premise before the purchase. The dish needs to be installed on the Southeast corner for the site of intallation needs to have a clear line of site with the Bangabandhu Satelite 1 or else there won't be any signal.

What comes inside the gift box of AKASH BASIC STB?

You will get AKASH BASIC STB, Remote Control Unit (RCU), HDMI cable & power adapter inside the gift box. Also, user manual & warranty card will be inside the gift box.

What comes inside the gift box of AKASH Regular STB?

Exactly same as AKASH Basic Box but it has the provision to record program through a pen drive (which customer needs to purchase & install) whenever they want

How do I recharge my monthly subscription fee of AKASH?

Major MFS (bKash, Nagod etc), Card Service and Top banks are integrated as payment option. So, you can enjoy hassle free payment for monthly subscription.

What is IFIC Shohoj Loan

IFIC bank’s specially designed program Shohoj Loan is for the people who do not have the privilege of getting financial services for their personal need.

How is AKASH related to IFIC Shohoj Loan

Through opening or having Shohoj loan account, now anyone eligible can have AKASH by enjoying this loan facilty

Who will be eligible to take AKASH through Shohoj loan?

Any person eligible to open a Shohoj account can take AKASH through their account. Also, the existing IFIC Shohoj account holders can apply for having AKASH. IFIC will evaluate if that person has all the necessary documents to open a Shohoj account

What is the maximum loan tenure?

12 months

What are the documents needed to open a Shohoj account?

2 copy passport size photo of borrower/customer and guarantor, Copy of NID/Passport/Driving license for both borrower/customer and guarantor, Valid trade license if available, Letter of introduction if the person is employed, certificate of occupation by any socially acceptable person (in absence of trade license or letter of introduction)

What is the documentation fee?

All fees are included in the EMI price

How can I avail AKASH through Shohoj loan account?

Visit designated branches or uposhakha and contact IFIC sales agents to open an account and  avail AKASH through Shohoj Loan

What are the packages in Shohoj Loan

Four packages: AKASH Basic + AKASH Lite (8months): Tk. 578/month (12 months) or AKASH Regular + AKASH Lite (8months): Tk. 622/month (12 months) or AKASH Basic + AKASH Standard (8 months): Tk. 656/month (12 months) or AKASH Regular + AKASH Standard (8 months): Tk. 700/month (12 months)

What elements are included in the loan/installment amount

The Shohoj Loan's monthly installment amount will cover: AKASH BASIC/Regular STB, Remote Control Unit (RCU), HDMI cable, power adapter inside the box, warranty card, 1 outdoor unit (1 dish with single LNB) and 10 meters of cable will come free.

Do I have to pay any extra fees for installation

For installation charge is complimentary from AKASH, you only need to pay a nominal amount for the extra cable (if required) as the package will allow 10 meters free cable. Extra cable will be charge at Tk. 30/meter.

What will be the time to know the approval/rejection of Shohoj loan?

The loan will be sanctioned within 2 - 3 working days subject to submission of necessary documents by the customer

How can a customer know the approved/rejection of his/her loan?

AKASH will inform the loan status of the customer (Approved/Rejected) by SMS.

Where to pay the IFIC Shohoj Loan monthly installment

Customer need/can pay the monthly installment at any of the IFIC Branches in Bangladesh

Auto debit for IFIC Shohoj Loan monthly installment

If a Customer has sufficient balance in his/her IFIC Shohoj Rin account then it will be auto debited for the installment amount for that month thus the Customer don't have to travel to the Branch for the installment payment

Where you can get this loan from IFIC Branch

All Branches & Uposhakha's of IFIC in Bangladesh

Can I upgrade from AKASH Lite to AKASH Standard?

Yes definitely you can but you have to call AKASH call center at 16442 for this upgration in package. Since the package price of AKASH Standard is higher than AKASH Lite (which is offered in the Shohoj Rin) you will have to recharge your account from 4th month onwards instead of 8 months subscription fees

Can I take two connections with this loan

Currently the offer is for one connection only, in future we will offer more options for Customers. If someone wants and extra conneciton for 2nd Tv at home then they have to pay directly to the AKASH representative the price of a Set Top Box, dual LNB, connector fees & extra cable

Where is it available

IFIC Shohoj Rin is available in all the Branches & Uposhakha's of IFIC in Bangladesh

Borowers location and installation location doesn't need to be the same

A Customer can avail the loan from one Branch/Uposhakha and get the AKASH connection installed in another location. But AKASH ID will be created against the MSISDN which will be mentioned during the loan application/Customers MSISDN

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