Chennai, Apr 11 (UNI) NewsX and dishtv have signed an agreement which will ensure that all subscribers on India's largest digital platform will receive India's first HDTV-ready premier News Channel in English from April 14 2008.
Essel Group Additional Chairman and Managing Director Dishtv Jawahar Goel said in a release here today "with the addition of NewX, dishtv has further enhanced its content basket to 185 channels- the largest in the industry today. All major new channels in English, Hindi and regional languages are available to the dishtv subscriber base of over three million and growing at a fast pace of nearly a lakh new subscriber per month." INX News Chairperson Indrani Mukerjea said "NewsX aims to provide viewers in India and overseas with a world-class product which is analytical, in-depth and unbiased, striving to deliver 'Clarity in a Complex World.' We are confident that the discerning viewers of dishtv will respond well to NewsX." Significantly, NewsX -- which was launched in cable households across India on March 27, will be available on the digital mode on dishtv from April 14. With this, the channel will reach an additional 3 million homes of dishtv users, who are quality conscious and discerning in their choice of entertainment.
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