Disney’s portfolio of world-class movies available on-demand to subscribers of Dish TV.
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | November 26, 2010
Disney Media Distribution India has extended its strategic partnership with Dish TV to bring Disney’s portfolio of world-class movies on-demand to subscribers of Dish TV, one of Asia’s largest Direct-To-Home satellite television providers.
Dish TV subscribers can now enjoy a range of current and library live-action and animated features on a pay-per-view basis. These movies will be available to Dish TV subscribers across India in a choice of up to four languages – English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
The selection of movies includes the two latest billion-dollar box-office hits “Alice in Wonderland” and “Toy Story 3;” as well as recent favorites “Prince of Persia” and “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”. Over the next few months, viewers can also look forward to enjoying highly anticipated releases from Disney such as “TRON: Legacy” and “Tangled”. In addition, a number of evergreen blockbuster library titles will also be made available to Dish TV subscribers.
“Our alliance with Disney is in line with our goal to offer world class and superior content to our nine million subscribers,” said Salil Kapoor, COO, Dish TV. “We offer the largest number of movies on our platform and it is our constant endeavor to present the latest and best of Hollywood & Bollywood movies. There is a huge fan following of Disney movies in India and we are pleased to offer our subscribers healthy and wholesome entertainment. Movie On Demand today has undoubtedly emerged as one of the popular mediums to enjoy movies in the theatre like experience with true digital picture quality ordered at convenience.”
“We are committed to leveraging exciting technologies to deepen our reach with audiences across India. Through this partnership, we are pleased to build on our strategic association with Dish TV, to create yet another exciting touch point for kids and families, to access our world class content, at their own convenience,” said Raju Venkataraman, Vice President and General Manager, Disney Media Distribution India.
Dish TV offers six Movie On Demand (MOD) channels, which include four Premier Hindi on demand channels offering the latest Bollywood / Hindi blockbusters, one English Movie channel bringing the latest Hollywood blockbusters and one Hindi MOD Non Stop channel.
Disney Media Distribution licenses features from the Walt Disney Studios to linear television channels and on-demand digital media platforms across the world. The Walt Disney Studios is one of the leading Hollywood based movie studios which produces and distributes motion pictures globally from the Walt Disney Pictures, the Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, DisneyNature, Touchstone Pictures as well as Marvel.