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DishTV adds 23 channels to portfolio

There will be nine HD channels and 14 SD channels. The additions takes the total number of channels and services to over 615

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | March 29, 2017


DishTV has extended its portfolio by adding 23 new channels. This includes nine high definition (HD) channels and 14 standard definition (SD) channels, taking the total count of channels and services to over 615.

DishTV has taken the initiative to take HD to the masses with the introduction of lowest entry pack and now with the addition of these nine channels, the promise of widest range of HD channels continues. With these additions, the company’s HD portfolio becomes stronger with a total of 68 HD channels on its platform.

The list of channels is as follows:

Sr. No. HD Channels LCN
1 Maa HD 1605
2 Asianet HD 1901
3 Star Gold Select HD 381
4 Star Jalsha HD 1403
5 Jalsha Movies HD 1430
6 Star Pravah HD 1205
7 Star Sports Select HD2 646
8 Cineplex HD 383
9 BBC Earth HD 828

Having already built a strong connection with the regional audience through their eclectic range of regional channels, the addition of 14 new regional SD channels exemplifies DishTV’s commitment to cater to a wide range of viewers across all regions. The list of new SD channels is as follows:

Sr. No. SD Channels LCN
1 Jonack TV 1511
2 Tollywood 1645
3 Andy Haryana 725
4 R Plus 1485
5 ETV News Haryana 721
6 Sangeet Bhojpuri 1573
7 Channel WIN 209
8 Jinvani 1105
9 BTV 1778
10 Chintu TV 1031
11 ETV Life 1617
12 Khushi TV 1021
13 News 18 Assam 1533
14 IBC24 719

The direct-to-home provider has introduced HD à la carte (small HD entertainment add on packs) to capture the interest of consumers towards HD viewing by offering them more HD content and mix of genre at a nominal price of Rs 86 plus taxes per month. This offering enables DishTV subscribers to select these à la carte as per their preferences and needs. With this, DishTV has made entry to HD easy and simple as the subscriber has to followe a twp-step process – select any base pack and add any of the HD à la carte.

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Arun Kapoor, Chief Executive Officer, DishTV India, said, “TV viewing in India has undergone a sea change over the years. From the days when people had a handful of channels, today, we live in an era where people are spoilt for choices. We at DishTV have always been at the forefront in enhancing TV viewing experience and exploring opportunities to bring wholesome entertainment to the audience. With a sharp focus on regional language content, the move aims at connecting strongly with the regional language subscribers. Addition of these 23 channels will not only strengthen our presence in the HD and SD space but will also diversify our offerings.”



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