DishTV, Asia’s largest DTH service provider; in its move to diversify presence in the DTH market, has added the newly launched sports channel ‘DSports’ from the house of Discovery 

Communications. With this addition, DishTV now offers a total of 13 sports channels in Standard Definition, the highest to be offered by any DTH service provide. The all new premium sports channel in India, ‘DSports’ aims to redefine sports engagement and provide viewers an unmatched ‘live’ sporting action from across the globe, through its dynamic coverage of 

sporting events. The channel will broadcast football from Brazilian League, Chinese Super League, Portuguese League, and Major League Soccer (USA); golf from British Open, US Open, PGA Championship and LPGA; NASCAR motor racing, and six Nations Rugby along with UK and Irish horse racing events. On diversifying DishTV’s sports portfolio, Mr. Arun Kapoor, Chief Executive Officer, DishTV India said, “Being a pioneer and the market leader, DishTV has always stood up to the promise of providing  uninterrupted and unlimited entertainment to the subscribers. By adding ‘DSports’ we intend to align India’s sports culture with international sporting events, and offer global exposure to our subscribers. We are delighted with this addition and will continue to enrich our portfolio for the viewers.” ‘Dpsorts’ offers a rich catalogue that covers 4000+ hours of ‘live’ content every year. The channel is available on DishTV platform on LCN 654. As a promotional offer, the channel is free to preview for DishTV subscribers for a limited period. – Broadcast and CableSat Bureau