Tata Sky signs up Sahara One, Filmy

MUMBAI: Tata Sky has signed an agreement with SaharaOne Media Entertainment to distribute Sahara One and Filmy channels on its direct-to-home platform.

The two Sahara channels will be available in Tata Sky's existing introductory offer of Rs 200 per month. The offering includes the Star and Sony-Discovery bouquet of channels besides ESPN, Star Sports, Eenadu, Asianet, Aaj Tak and many more.

The service also offers interactive services including Actve Khabar, Actve Newsroom, Actve Star News, Actve Games, Actve Sports and an on-screen guide.

"We are delighted to have SaharaOne and Filmy on Our platform. This propels our initiative of providing Indian audiences with a broader array of entertainment. It will remain our constant endeavour to expand our offering to present our subscribers with the best of digital entertainment services in India," says Tata Sky CEO and MD Vikram Kaushik.

Adds SaharaOne Media Entertainment CEO Shantonu Aditya, "We are happy to join the Tata Sky DTH platform. We are confident that DTH as the new delivery platform will reach many viewers in the coming months."

The Sahara channels, however, are out of the Dish TV DTH platform. Though earlier available, it was pulled out because Sahara because of differences over revenue sharing.

"We are in negotiations with Dish TV and will soon be available on the platform," clarifies Aditya.

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