Mumbai, 23rd Nov 2015 : Videocon d2h Limited (NASDAQ USA: VDTH), India’s fastest growing DTH service and India’s most valued company on NASDAQ (NASDAQ USA: VDTH) by market capitalization has launched a new active HD Channel – Active HD Hollywood Channel Services for its subscribers. The Channel – Active HD Hollywood Channel Services will be available on Ch No. 940 on its network, it will air handpicked Hollywood movies everyday @ 9 pm. This active channel- Active HD Hollywood Channel Services is available to all High Definition subscribers of Videocon d2h for free in the initial phase of launch. The service will be available on paid subscription basis from a later date.
For this launch of Active HD Hollywood Channel Services, ŠKODA has been roped in as channel partner. This is part of Videocon d2h’s ongoing commitment to provide unmatched viewing experience for its subscribers. Active HD Hollywood Channel Services will showcase a line up of critically acclaimed popular films. With new titles being released every day @ 9 PM, viewers can look forward to quality Hollywood movies, including such mega-hits as Pandorum, Broken City, Jobs, Astro Boy, Remember Me, A Single Man, Agoraa, The Women in Black, Blindness, Something Borrowed, The Conspirator, The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn Part -2, London Boulevard, Now You See Me among others.
“We have observed that there is a genuine requirement to watch highly acclaimed Hollywood movies in HD and there are very few catering to this opportunity” said Mr. Saurabh Dhoot, Executive Chairman of Videocon d2h. “Not only are we launching a new premium Hollywood HD movie channel, but we’re bringing value to our consumers. This channel will definitely resonate well with the young audience.
Mr. Anil Khera, CEO Videocon d2h, added: “We are excited to offer Hollywood movies fans across India access to high-quality entertainment in HD. With Active HD Hollywood Channel Services, we continue to provide high quality world class programming content delighting consumers. We are confident that our unique content offering of Hollywood movies in HD will make this an instant hit with subscribers.
Speaking on the same Mr. Ashutosh Dixit, Director – Sales, Service & Marketing, ŠKODA Auto India said, “ŠKODA looks at innovative platforms that resonate with the brand’s image to connect with its audiences. The audience of the Active Hollywood HD channel largely overlaps with the kind of consumers our brand converses with. This association will benefit both brands and we expect good traction from this partnership”
Note to Editors: Videocon d2h is India’s fastest growing DTH service provider which offers over 600 channels and services. Videocon d2h also offers 41 “HD” channels and services. It launched India’s first 4K Ultra HD DTH channel. Videocon d2h 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 the dedicated 8 Customer care centres present in seven locations. Videocon d2h is the most valued Indian company on NASDAQ by equity market capitalization as of 30th Sept 2015 and was the first Indian media company to be listed on NASDAQ.
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