~Total 585+ channels and services; highest in the industry~
Chandigarh, 13th September’ 2016: Keeping up the promise of providing maximum content and quality entertainment to its subscribers, and offering value for their money; 32 new educational channels launched by The Ministry of Human Resource Development are now available to all DishTV subscribers. With the availability of these channels on DishTV, Asia’s largest DTH brand has taken its total count to more than 585 channels and services, which is highest in the industry.
The content of all the 32 channels is unique and different in order to provide maximum information through the visual medium. With the 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.
Creating an educational content landscape, Mr. 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 are available from channel number 2001 to 2032 on DishTV and Zing.
About Dish TV India Limited: Dish TV is Asia Pacific’s largest direct-to-home (DTH) company and part of one of India’s biggest media conglomerate – the ‘Zee’ Group. Dish TV has on its platform more than 585 channels & services including 22 audio channels and over 50 HD channels & services. Dish TV uses the NSS-6 satellite platform which is unique in the Indian subcontinent owing to its automated power control and contoured beam which makes it suitable for use in ITU K and N rain zones ideally suited for India’s tropical climate. The company also has transponders on the Asias at 5 platform and on the SES-8 platform which makes its total bandwidth capacity equal to 828 MHZ, the largest held by any DTH player in the country. The Company has a vast distribution network of over 2,297 distributors & over 241,346 dealers that span across 9,350 towns in the country. Dish TV has thirteen 24* 7 call centres catering to 11 different languages to take care of subscriber requirement at any point in time. For more information on the company, please visit www.dishtv.in