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Dish TV India uses AsiaSat 5 to expand DTH

February 10, 2011

Asia’s leading satellite operator Asia Satellite Telecommunications has confirmed that Dish TV India, part of the Zee Group, will be utilising four 54 MHz Ku-band transponders on AsiaSat 5 to enhance its HD and SD Direct-to-Home (DTH) offerings in India.

Dish TV is the largest DTH operator in India and serves over 9.5 million subscribers with an expanding bouquet of some 270 channels and services. Additional transponder capacity on AsiaSat 5 will enable Dish TV to significantly increase its DTH offerings to more than 30 HD and 320 SD channels.

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