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Dish TV subscriber base touches 2 mn

Jun 29, 2007
Jun 29, 2007 

Dish TV India Limited has recorded a standalone revenue of Rs 1,943.35 million even as its subscriber base crossed the two million mark. Dishtv is also the first DTH company to be listed on the stock exchange. With a market cap of over US $1billion, Dishtv is amongst the top 200 Indian companies in the billion dollar club.


“We are happy to announce that this year has been very fruitful. Our subscriber base has crossed the two million mark of which over one million were added during this financial year,” the Chairman Subhash Chandra stated.


Jawahar Goel, Managing Director, Dishtv, added, “Today, we are the only platform that offers 170 digital channels with extensive international and regional content. We plan to take the number of channels up to 200 plus by the end of this year.” Dishtv has acquired two additional satellite transponders which are expected to give a competitive advantage.


“We have an integrated sales and distribution set up comprising 35000 dealers and 400 distributors. Proximity to our consumers across market segments has given us a lead in reaching out to them with better sales and service support,” stated Arun Kapoor, CEO, Dishtv.