Videocon d2h issues notice to drop Animax

MUMBAI: Videocon d2h has issued a notice to Animax to drop the channel from its offerings from 12 June.

The DTH platform provider has added Sony Six, the new sports entertainment channel from the Multi Screen Media stable. Both Animax and Sony Six are distributed by MSM Discovery.

"Animax will not be available on Videocon d2h platform with effect from 12 June," the notice stated.

Meanwhile, Videocon d2h has added six HD channels from diverse genres to its offering. It now offers 19 HD channels.

The service provider will offer History TV HD, M Tunes HD, CNBC Prime HD, UTV Stars HD, Active 3D and Sony HD starting 27 May. It offers a total of 368 channels and services.

The HD channels which Videocon d2h offers have 1080i resolution, 5X Digital Picture Quality, HDD Sound with 16:9 wide aspect ratio and other features. Videocon d2h broadcasts these channels using the MPEG -4 DVBS-2 compression technology.

Videocon d2h CEO Anil Khera said, “Videocon d2h believes in offering their customers the most premium content and by now offering highest number of 19 Asli HD channels, we have fulfilled our promise of surpassing expectations."

As part of its marketing efforts to gain mileage, Videocon d2h has partnered Kings XI Punjab as title partner for this season’s IPL and is showing DLF IPL in high definition on Max HD for its viewers.

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