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Press Release: Jaya TV Debuts Nationwide Exclusively on DISH Network


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#1 OFFLINE   Jason Nipp

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Posted 12 November 2009 - 02:08 PM

JAYA TV DEBUTS NATIONWIDE EXCLUSIVELY ON DISH NETWORK®


Englewood, Colo., Nov. 12, 2009 – DISH Network L.L.C., a subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), today introduced Jaya TV, a top-rated Tamil channel from India. The channel is available exclusively to DISH Network customers in the U.S.
“The addition of Jaya TV brings a unique channel that not only strengthens our South Indian channel lineup, but also offers more value to our customers,” said Chris Kuelling, vice president of International Programming for DISH Network. “We are committed to providing the most diverse and exclusive international programming options in the United States.”
“Jaya TV offers programs created keeping the global Tamil audience in mind,” said Sundaram Ranganathan, CEO of Jaya TV Network. “With the addition of the U.S. market, Jaya TV continues to move forward in its quest to provide Tamilians worldwide with the best of their culture’s programming.”
Jaya TV, available on DISH Network Ch. 792, carries “Jack Pot,” “Makkal Arangam” and “Thaka Thimi Tha,” some of the most popular programs. The entertainment channel also features special hosts Khushbu, Mr. Visu and S.P. Balasubramaniam, some of the best known faces from the South Indian film and music world.
Jaya TV is available to DISH Network customers for $24.99 per month as part of the Tamil Mega Pack, which includes three Tamil channels, or for $9.99 per month as an a la carte option.
DISH Network offers more than 170 international channels in more than 28 languages – more than any other pay-TV provider. To learn more about DISH Network’s international programming or to order Jaya TV, call 1-888-242-1865 or visit www.dishnetwork.com/tamil.

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About DISH Network L.L.C.DISH Network L.L.C., the nation's HD leader, provides approximately 13.851 million satellite TV customers as of Sept. 30, 2009, with the highest quality programming and technology at the best value, including the lowest all-digital price nationwide. Customers have access to hundreds of video and audio channels, the most HD channels, the most international channels, state-of-the-art interactive TV applications, and award-winning HD and DVR technology including 1080p Video on Demand and the ViP® 722 HD DVR, a CNET and PC Magazine "Editors' Choice." Visit www.dishnetwork.com.

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#2 OFFLINE   Lincoln6Echo

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Posted 13 November 2009 - 09:57 AM

Can't wait for this....been looking for another South Indian channel. Couldn't get enough of Indian TV. [/sarcasm off]
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Posted 13 November 2009 - 10:20 AM

It's good to know that Tamil heritage residents can get access to Tamil language TV programming. After all Indra Nooyi, Chairperson of PepsiCoWorld, Akshmi Narayanan, CEO & President of Cognizant Technology Solutions U.S, and Ram Sriram, One of the founding members of Google Inc. are all of Tamil heritage.

As someone of the somewhat larger British Isles heritage population in the U.S., I'd like to see some of the popular British Isles programming added to the Dish Network HD lineup through such outlets as PBS, BBCA, and Rainbow-Media-owned channels. I suppose, though, we do get them in SD just like the similarly large Tamil-only speaking population in U.S.:rolleyes:

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Posted 15 November 2009 - 09:29 AM

this is almost as exciting as the Ski Channel announcement. I dont think I can take much more..thank you Dish!!!!!:eek2:

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Posted 15 November 2009 - 01:03 PM

Can't wait for this....been looking for another South Indian channel. Couldn't get enough of Indian TV. [/sarcasm off]


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Posted 15 November 2009 - 01:31 PM

I guess DishTV customer service reps need something to watch.
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Posted 15 November 2009 - 04:38 PM

I guess DishTV customer service reps need something to watch.



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Posted 15 November 2009 - 05:05 PM

I guess DishTV customer service reps need something to watch.


HEHe!:D :grin: :hurah: It is nvr like that ! they might be a glued to their pc screen's with nerd glasses on!

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Posted 15 November 2009 - 11:53 PM

Maybe that's the going rate, but I couldn't see spending $9.99 a month on a single channel, regardless of the content.




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