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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