New Delhi, 3rd February 2021: Dish TV India Limited, India’s leading DTH Company, today announced that its OTT platform WATCHO has recently surpassed 15 million users. Carving its own identity, ‘Watcho’ has been catering to the young millennials with its original and engaging content and has achieved the milestone within a very short period. Focused on short format content apt for digital consumption, Watcho has emerged as a fresh new platform for the viewers.
Available across screens (Android & iOS devices, Dish SMRT devices, d2h Magic devices, and Fire TV Stick), and at www.watcho.com. Watcho provides over 35+ original shows in Hindi, Kannada, and Telugu language. It is a unique platform that not only enables consumption of content but also Live TV for DishTV and D2H subscribers. Additionally, the platform has recently launched its user-generated content offering “Watcho Swag” which provides a unique platform for content creation, learning, and showcasing talent.
Commenting on this Landmark Mr. Anil Dua, Executive Director & Group CEO, Dish TV India Ltd, said, “We are delighted to announce that Dish TV India’s OTT platform Watcho has crossed yet another milestone of 15-million user base. Watcho’s growth has been incredible, and it took us just over one year to break the 15 million mark from 1 million-plus user in January 2020. Our goal has always been to offer unique content, and this milestone shows our hard work has paid off. I am proud of the entire Watcho team for this incredible accomplishment and thankful to our customers for choosing us."
Sharing the optimism Mr. Sukhpreet Singh, Corporate Head – Marketing, DishTV & WATCHO, Dish TV India Ltd, added, “We are thrilled to receive such an overwhelming response for our OTT platform Watcho and reaching 15 million users in such a short time is a great achievement for us. We believe that our focused strategy of offering short-format video content has worked in our favour and has led to rapid growth. The increased content consumption on our platform is a testimony to the faith of millions of customers in our offerings. This landmark motivates us to continue creating and offering such entertainment options across genres to meet the evolving demands of our diverse customers.”
Bringing in a unique assortment of snackable content cutting across all genres, Watcho offers many original shows including web series like Sarhad, The jail plan, JaalSaazi, Titli-Current Maarti Hai, It's my pleasure, 4 Thieves, Love Crisis, Ardhsatya, Mortuary, Chhoriyan, Rakhta Chandana, and original influencer shows like Look I Can Cook, Bikhare hain Alfaaz, etc. to name a few.
About Dish TV India Limited:
Dish TV India Limited is India’s leading direct-to-home (DTH) Company and owns multiple individual brands like Dish TV, Zing and d2h under its umbrella. The company benefits from multiple satellite platforms including SES-8, GSAT15 and ST-2 and has a bandwidth capacity of 1188 MHz, the largest held by any DTH player in the country. Dish TV India Limited has on its platform more than 704 channels & services including 31 audio channels and 71 HD channels & services. The Company has a vast distribution network of over 3,200 distributors & around 322,000 dealers that span across 9,300 towns in the country. Dish TV India Limited is connected with its pan-India customer base through call-centres that are spread across 22 cities and are equipped to handle customer queries 24X7 in 12 different languages. For more information on the Company, please visit www.dishtv.in
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