Asia Pacific’s largest direct to home (DTH) company Dish TV has added a sports channel to its array of offerings. Dubbed as ‘DSports’, the channel will be available on DishTV platform on LCN 654. For a limited period, the channel will be available for free for DishTV subscribers.
With DSports, DishTV now offers 13 sports channels in standard definition, which is claimed to be the highest to be offered by any DTH service provider. DSports will provide a wide array of live sporting events from across the globe.
“The channel will broadcast football from Brazilian League, Chinese Super League, Portuguese League, and Major League Soccer (USA); golf from British Open, US Open, PGA Championship and LPGA; NASCAR motor racing, and six Nations Rugby along with the UK and Irish horse racing events,” DishTV mentioned in a statement released.
The channel intends to cover 4000+ hours of live content every year. “Being a pioneer and the market leader, DishTV has always stood up to the promise of providing uninterrupted and unlimited entertainment to the subscribers. By adding ‘DSports’ we intend to align India’s sports culture with international sporting events and offer global exposure to our subscribers. We are delighted with this addition and will continue to enrich our portfolio for the viewers,” said Mr. Arun Kapoor, Chief Executive Officer, DishTV India.
DishTV is a part of Zee Group. It has more than 600 channels on its platform. It also has 30 audio channels and 60+ HD channels. The company has a wide distribution network across India, including 2,272 distributors and 243,740+ dealers spanning across 9,431 towns in the country.