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BBC World News in DishTV bouquet

The channel will be the ninth international news channel in the DishTV list

New Delhi | March 9, 2016


DishTV, Asia’s largest DTH service provider and among India’s leading DTH brands, has announced that it was adding BBC World News to its range of existing international news channels. BBC World News has the largest audience among BBC channels, with an estimated 76 million viewers weekly.

DishTV subscribers will now get access to the BBC World News bulletins, documentaries, lifestyle programmes and interviews on channel number 616. It will be the ninth international news channel in the Dish TV bouquet.

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Commenting on the development, Arun Kapoor, Chief Executive Officer, DishTV India, said, “Our attempt has always been to fulfill the aspirational needs of our subscribers. With the addition of BBC World News, we expand our existing portfolio of international news channels and clearly stand out as a category leader with the highest number of channels in the industry. Our endeavour to add new channels has received overwhelming response from our customers and hence we keep innovating with our new channel offerings.”

DishTV has a complete offering of High-Definition (HD) entertainment with 50 HD channels, the highest in India. The DTH operator offers its subscribers a wide range of channels across genres like music, news, sports, movies and regional language channels.

Media Contact:

Ankita Sharma,

Corporate communications, DishTV,


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