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DishTV adds 32 educational channels to its kitty

DishTV has taken its total count to more than 585 channels and services, said to be the highest in the industry

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | September 14, 2016


DishTV has added 32 new educational channels to its stable. The channels, launched by The Ministry of Human Resource Development, will take DishTV’s channel and services tally to 585, touted to be the highest in the industry.

The content of all the 32 channels will be unique and different in order to provide maximum information through the visual medium. With focus on using space technology to expand reach, these channels will offer high quality educational content to all subscribers designed by central universities such as Jamia Millia Islamia, Punjabi University, IGNOU, Kashmir University and other leading educational institutions. The service will also offer telecast of live classroom lectures from top-notch institutions, including the prestigious IIT.

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Arun Kumar Kapoor, Chief Executive Officer, DishTV, said, “We support the Government’s initiative of driving education through TV sets, and are delighted that these educational channels from The Ministry of Human Resource Development are available to all DishTV subscribers. We feel proud and contented at the same time as we are reaching a new milestone of having more than 585 channels and services on our platform.”

The educational channels will be available from channel number 2001 to 2032 on DishTV and Zing.

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