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Dish TV joins hands with Sony Pictures TV International

January 29, 2008

Dish TV, India’s leading direct-to-home (DTH) service provider has entered into an agreement with Sony Pictures Television International to air the latest Sony blockbusters on its premier value added service, Movie on Demand.

Subscribers will have access to a slate of box-office hit features from Sony Pictures, including titles such as Spider-Man 3, Wind Chill, Black Book, Resident Evil: Extinction, Surf’s Up, Are We Done Yet?, The Proposition and many more.

Arun Kumar Kapoor, CEO, Dish TV said, “We are the only DTH provider in the country to offer Hollywood blockbusters through our value added service – Movie on Demand. Our association with Sony Pictures Television International further strengthens our offering to our valued subscribers and our appeal amongst our target audiences.”

“We are extremely pleased to partner with Dish TV to bring Sony Pictures’ blockbusters through Movie on Demand to Indian consumers for the first time. At Sony Pictures Television International, we pride ourselves in supporting all platforms and look forward to a fruitful relationship with Dish TV In the end, our goal is to create more value for our partners while giving consumers more choices in terms of accessing content in different ways,” said Ross Pollack, Senior Vice-president, Distribution, Asia, Sony Pictures Television International.

“DTH services are booming in India and one of the distinguishing features for such services will be the ability to offer both Hollywood and local movies via nVOD or pay-per-view. We are delighted to be able to bring Sony Pictures’ top-notch movies to Dish TV’s ever-growing subscriber base,” said Leena Dutta, Director, Licensing, India, Sony Pictures Television International.