DTH operator DishTV has tied up with Hungama to launch a music service called Music Active. The service will feature music across genres such as Bollywood (it’s a genre, right?), devotional, Western, pop and old Bollywood, along with international hits and classics, ghazals, Bhojpuri, Kannada, Tamil and Carnatic music. The company did not reveal the nature of the partnership with Hungama. Dish TV claims that the service will be completely ad free and be available at an introductory price of Rs 35 till the end of October and Rs 45 from 1 November. Users can give a missed call to this number 18002700096 to activate the service. Note that you need to be a registered user on Dish TV. If not, the missed call generates an SMS through which you can register. The service will also be available on DishTV on channel 671. VOD platform DishFlix Earlier this month, Dish TV launched a new video-on-demand (VOD) service called DishFlix which will allow users to watch ad-free movies. The service will not require an Internet connection and movies will be beamed to DishTV’s set top boxes via satellite. Customers will have to buy separate DishFlix hardware for Rs 5,990, and this service would have a monthly subscription of Rs 100 for content. DishFlix box will come preloaded with 50 movies. Out of these, 15 movies will be refreshed every month on FIFO (First in First Out) basis so that the viewable movie library is always updated. Financials and subscriber base For…
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