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The complete set of channels from Fox International and National Geographic (NG) are now available to the 11 million subscribers to India’s first direct to home (DTH) satellite TV platform, Dish TV.

NG Wild, NG Wild HD, NG Adventure HD, NG Music, Baby TV, FX, and Fox Crime have been added to the previously available National Geographic Channel, Fox History and Traveller, and National Geographic Channel HD. 

The new additions bring the total number of channels available on Dish TV to 320.

“We are delighted to collaborate with Dish TV to bring our exciting content in the highest standards of picture quality and sound,” said Keertan Adyanthaya, managing director, National Geographic Channel Network India and Fox International Channels.

“This partnership will not only add value to both companies but will also ensure that our viewers will have access to the variety of programs offered by our channels ranging from wild life, travel, crime, to music and infotainment,” he added.

Meanwhile, Dish TV has also launched new packs for multi lingual viewers in South Asia.  The South Family Pack offers 185 channels, including region specific ones, Hindi movies and popular English channels such as Cartoon Network, Discovery, NGC.

As well as regional channels, the 'New Silver Saver Pack', meanwhile, offers its viewers cinema by way of Zee Classic, Zee Action, Zee Premiere; Hindi general entertainment from Zee TV, Colors, Sony, Star Plus; Hindi News from Zee News, Live India and News 24; sports action from Ten; and English channels such as HBO and National Geographic Wild.

"South India is a heterogeneous market where the entertainment consumption and preference vary not only from state to state but also within the state,” said Salil Kapoor, chief operating officer, Dish TV.

“The new packs, launched specifically for South Indian viewers, will offer them the choice of regional content they would like to watch bundled with best of entertainment channels available nationally. Now, the viewers can watch maximum regional entertainment in digital quality at cable TV prices in their preferred languages," he added.