VIDEOCON d2h launches Active HD Hollywood Channel Services To air Handpicked Hollywood movies in HD

23 Nov, 2015, 12:05 ET from Videocon d2h

MUMBAI, India, Nov. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Videocon d2h Limited (NASDAQ USA: VDTH), India's fastest growing DTH service and India's most valued company on NASDAQ by market capitalization has launched a new active HD Channel – Active HD Hollywood Channel Services for its subscribers. The Channel will be available on Ch No. 940 on its network, and will air handpicked Hollywood movies everyday at 9 pm. This active channel 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 on a later date.

For this launch, 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 at 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 Woman in Black, Blindness, Something Borrowed, The Conspirator, The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn Part 2, London Boulevard, and 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."

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