MTV Indies HD tunes into Dish TV
Dish TV, Asia’s largest DTH service provider, in yet another move to diversify their presence in the DTH market have added MTV Indies HD to its existing portfolio of HD channels. MTV Indies HD is a music channel with a focus on alternative music, film, art, street culture and fashion. The channel will be available on Dish TV Channel number 87. With the addition of MTV Indies HD, the total number of HD channels from Dish TV’s offering stands at an undisputed 37 HD channels.
Announcing this new development Salil Kapoor, Chief Operating Officer, Dish TV India said, “Being a pioneer and market leader, Dish TV has always stood up to its promise of providing maximum entertainment. Latest trends suggest that people are watching HD channels, keeping that demand we are delighted to add MTV Indies HD and will continue to adding what consumer wants and provide the source of rich infotainment to audiences in largest DTH platform.
Speaking on the development, Gaurav Gandhi, Chief Operating Officer, Indiacast UTV Media Distribution Pvt. Ltd. said, “With the launch of MTV Indies SD & HD on the platform, we have further strengthened our partnership with Dish TV and as a network, we remain committed to deliver high quality Entertainment and News services to our viewers across the country – a vision that is shared with Dish TV. With the channel now available on Dish TV, more viewers across India would have access to the engaging content which the channel has to offer.” MTV Indies HD targeted mostly at the vibrant youth showcases a variety of content, such as insights into iconic album art, a look at what happens backstage at major concerts, graffiti art etc.