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Dish TV India Limited is an Indian company that provides direct-to-home (DTH) satellite television. Dish TV is a division of Zee Network Enterprise (Essel Group Venture). Dish TV India Limited is ranked # 437 and #5 in the list of media companies in the Fortune India 500 roster of India’s largest corporations in 2011. It uses MPEG-2 digital compression technology, transmitting using NSS-6 Satellite at 95.0. Dish TV's managing director and Head Of Business is Jawahar Goel who is also the promoter of Essel Group and is also the President of Indian Broadcasting Foundation. Zee Network incorporated dishtv to modernize television (TV) viewing. It provides features such as Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), parental lock, games, 400+ channels and services, interactive TV and movies on demand. Its primary competitors are cable television and other DTH service providers—Airtel digital TV, Reliance Big TV, DD Direct+, Tata Sky, Sun Direct, and Videocon D2H.
DTH service was launched back in 2004 by launching of Dish TV by Essel Group's Zee Entertainment Enterprises. Dish TV is on the same satellite where DD Direct+ was, DD Direct+ shifted to Insat 4B wDish TV contact 8520941444hich is adjacent to NSS-6.
Dish TV was only DTH operator in India to carry the two Turner channels Turner Classic Movies and Boomerang. Both the channels were removed from the platform due to unknown reasons in March 2009. In October 2010 Dish TV added the long awaited Neo Sports and Neo Cricket on its platform
Satellite link 
Dish TV uses NSS-6 to broadcast its programmes. NSS-6 was launched on 17 December 2002 by European-based satellite provider, NewSkies. Dish TV hopped on to NSS-6 from an INSAT satellite in July 2004. The change in the satellite was to increase the channel offering as NSS 6 offered more transponder capacity. However, Dish TV booked additional transponders on the new AsiaSat 5 satellite for starting its MPEG-4 based HD services. Dish TV is currently using 4 transponders on Asiasat 5.
Subscriber base 
Dish TV had about 13 million customers as of 31 October 2012. Dish TV is presently Asia's largest and going to be the world's largest dth company.
Dish TV launched its high definition service called Dish truHD in the year 2010. With this service, subscribers can enjoy 5X picture clarity on their HDTV, a 16:9 wide aspect ratio and 5.1 surround sound.
Dish truHD+ 
Dish TV Recently introduces its DVR service which requires an External USB Hard disk drive to be plug into the Set Top Box's USB Port it can provide & support recording space up to 2 TB.
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Mon, 20 May 2013 08:30:39 -0700
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Sun, 19 May 2013 22:03:08 -0700
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Fri, 17 May 2013 01:52:50 -0700
DISH TV, operated in Vietnam by the pay-TV group Canal + and VTV through the joint-venture VSTV, has decided to drop 21 international channels, including CNN, BBC and Star World, from its K+ platform. The decision follows new legislation, which came ...
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Sat, 18 May 2013 08:57:13 -0700
Direct-to-home services provider Dish TV sees the high definition television households to touch 5 million by December, with the addition of about 2.5 million during the year. Salil Kapoor, Chief Operating Officer, Dish TV, said the pace of adoption of ...
Thu, 16 May 2013 22:30:33 -0700
On the brief given to the agency, Animesh Mishra, vice president marketing, Dish TV, said, "What we have said through the campaign is that Dish TV is adding a lot of new HD channels to its kitty. After the addition of these channels, it places our ...
Sat, 11 May 2013 16:09:45 -0700
With D2H antennas rising above the tiled roofs of its houses, its mobile supermarket, its electrical lines, its concrete road to the panchayat headquarters and its incessant mobile phone chatter, Kadambara South in Kerala's Attappadi is unlike any ...
Wed, 08 May 2013 23:08:18 -0700
In a chat with ET Now, Sandeep Wagle, founder & MD, APTART Technical Advisory Services, shares his views on Dish TV India Ltd. ET Now: What is your call on Dish TV? Sandeep Wagle: Buy Dish TV India with a stop loss of Rs 68 and look for a price target ...
Mon, 13 May 2013 23:22:49 -0700
Sell Dish TV, says Sudarshan Sukhani. Sudarshan Sukhani of s2analytics.com feels that there are chances of Dish TV going lower and maybe even break its earlier lows if the Nifty starts its decline, so one can sell it. Sudarshan Sukhani, Technical ...
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