Discovery Tamil now on Dish TV

20 Jul,2012

By A Correspondent


Discovery Channel Tamil has announced that it will now also be available on Dish TV. Already available across all analogue homes, Discovery Channel Tamil is one of the most widely distributed channels in Tamil Nadu reaching over 10 million subscribers.  With availability on Dish TV, the channel expands its penetration in India, targeting Tamil speaking viewers around the country.


Dish TV, being one of the major DTH platforms will drive Discovery Channel Tamil’s to reach viewers throughoutIndia, especially catering to Tamil population inNorthern India.


Announcing the affiliation with Dish TV, Rahul Johri, senior vice president and general manager – South Asia, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific, said: “Discovery Channel Tamil has received tremendous response from the Tamil speaking viewers for its attractive look, engaging and unmatched content. The availability of the channel now on Dish TV demonstrates our commitment to reach viewers around the country and offer them enhanced viewing experience.”


Nearly one year of its launch, Discovery Channel Tamil, the standalone channel for Tamil Nadu market continues to grow ratings month-on-month. Discovery Channel Tamil is a customized product offering for Tamil viewers. The 24-hour factual entertainment channel has programmes scheduled as per Tamil audience tastes and preferences.


Salil Kapoor, Chief Operating Officer (COO), Dish TV, said: “Dish TV is proud to provide content in regional language. The latest is the addition of Discovery Channel Tamil on Dish TV platform to our subscribers. The launch of Discovery Channel Tamil will provide us with a perfect offering which will help us serve our Tamil customers in a better way. Dish TV has been a trendsetter in offering its viewers the best content, service and quality.”


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