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DTH ops add DD Sports in HD ahead of CWG

MUMBAI: Controversies notwithstanding, the Commonwealth Games (CWG) is going to crack open the door a little wider for high-definition (HD) telecast. Three DTH operators have announced their intent to add DD Sports in the HD format as part of their offerings.
 
Dish TV has already started the HD feed of DD Sports, while Big TV and Sun Direct have announced that they will be offering DD Sports HD ahead of CWG.


Meanwhile, Big TV has also announced addition of six new channels in its SD format offering, taking the total number of channels to over 260. The newly added channels are - regional news channels like Sakshi, Suvarna and DY 365; religious channel Aaseervatham TV and regional entertainment Ruposhi Bangla and Subhavaartha TV. 
 
Big TV has also started a new introductory scheme wherein customers can now avail the Big TV set top box for Rs 1190 with two months Silver Pack for Non South and at Rs 1390 with four months Value Pack and sports channels for the Southern region.

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