MUMBAI, INDIA August 10, 2015 : Videocon d2h Limited (NASDAQ:VDTH) (""Videocon d2h""), India's fastest growing DTH service and most valued Indian company on NASDAQ, has launched three new channels : Colors Infinity, Colors Infinity HD and Nat Geo Wild HD. Colors Infinity, from Viacom 18, will air critically-acclaimed and multi-award winning American series such as ""Fargo,"" ""Orange Is The New Black,"" ""Better Call Saul,"" ""Forever,"" The Big C,"" ""The Musketeers,"" ""My Kitchen Rules"" and ""The Flash"" for the first time in India. Nat Geo Wild HD will feature wildlife related programs and factual content involving nature, science, culture, and history. With these additions, Videocon d2h now offers 39 HD Channels on its platform.
Smart Learning, targeting school aged children under 14, will broadcast science videos and interactive ways to learn English. Smart Kids will cater to toddlers and kindergarten kids with nursery rhymes and stories.
Each of Videocon d2h's SMART Services will be offered at a subscription rate of INR. 45 per month. In addition, one more value-added service is expected to launch soon for school going children. Called Smart Education, it will also feature the educational curriculum ofvarious boards.
Colors Infinity will be available as Channel 183 and Colors Infinity HD as Channel 184 on Videocon d2h. Nat Geo Wild HD will be available as Channel 462. Subscribers can access Colors Infinity standard definition channel as a part of Diamond Pack available at Rs. 385 per month for 407 channels & services. Colors Infinity HD & NGC Wild HD will be part of Videocon d2h's Premium HD add-on and Platinum HD pack available at Rs. 590 per month for 452 Channels & Services, including 32 HD channels.
""We believe that our ability to provide a substantial lineup of top entertainment choices in English, infotainment and HD is the key in serving the needs of India's premium consumers."" said Saurabh Dhoot, Executive Chairman of Videocon d2h. ""And the more such stellar options we provide, the more Videocon d2h will emerge as India's definitive DTH choice.""
Mr Anil Khera, CEO, Videocon d2h, ""By adding new English entertainment channels like Colors Infinity and infotainment channel Nat Geo Wild HD, Videocon d2h is creating a television viewing experience our subscribers can't get anywhere else. Our aim is to ensure that every Indian home is able to experience top quality entertainment that rivals the world's most established television markets.""
Videocon d2h has achieved many firsts in the Indian DTH industry, such as being the first to launch the 4K Ultra HD Channel, 1000 GB High Definition Digital Video Recorder, Radio Frequency Remote for DTH, Wireless DTH Headphones and 600 channels & services.
Note to Editors: About Videocon d2h Videocon d2h is India's fastest growing DTH
service provider which offers over 600 channels & services. Videocon d2h also
offers 39 ""HD"" channels & services. It launched India's first 4K Ultra HD DTH
channel. Videocon d2h also offers India's first 1000 GB High Definition Digital
Video Recorder and is the first DTH service provider to offer Radio Frequency Remote
Control (available with High Definition digital set-top box with unlimited recording).
Powered by the MPEG-4 and DVB-S2 technology, Videocon d2h offers services such as
12 PIP Mosaic, d2h Cinema, weather updates and multiple tickers to transform your
TV into a hub of entertainment and knowledge.
It offers High Definition channels in 1080p, HDD Sound and 16:9 aspect ratio. Apart from these, it also offers the Active Music service, which includes 41 audio / video active music channels, 24-hrs a day. In addition, Videocon d2h provides round-the-clock prompt and efficient customer support in nine regional languages in addition to English and Hindi from their dedicated 8 customer care centers present in seven locations.
Videocon d2h is the most valued Indian company on NASDAQ by equity market capitalization as of May 28, 2015 and was the first Indian media company to be listed on NASDAQ.
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