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    New Delhi, May 28, 2014: Airtel digital TV, the DTH service arm of global telecommunications company Bharti Airtel, announced the launch of English Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) Service – “Disney Family Movies”. Launched with an aim to enable the entire family with a never before experience of a one stop shop for popular Disney blockbusters, the new SVOD service on channel number 201 will showcase celebrated Disney movies including Hollywood classics, popular animation movies and live action titles like The Lion King, Aladdin, Pirates of the Caribbean series, Tangled, Alice in Wonderland along with award winning Disney PIXAR animation titles like UP, Toy Story, Cars and more.
     
    Under its SVOD portfolio, Airtel Digital TV showcases Regional, Bollywood & now Hollywood movies, making it one of the largest curators of movies offerings to its customers. The ‘Disney Family Movies’ showcases English family entertainment movies back-to-back 24x7. To start with, the channel will showcase 20 new movies which will be replenished regularly. With the ongoing summer vacations, kids can enjoy a wide range of Disney’s celebrated classics, popular animation and live action titles at a subscription fee of only INR 60/- per month with only one ad break.
     
    Airtel digital TV customers across the country can subscribe to this service by sending an SMS to 54325 from their registered mobile number.
     
    About Airtel digital TV
    Airtel digital TV is a leading national DTH service provider offering MPEG 4 & DVBS 2 – currently the most advanced digital broadcasting technologies available in the world. The company offers both standard and high definition (HD) digital TV services with 3D capabilities and Dolby surround sound and is backed by a 24X7 customer care. With 400 channels & services including 19 HD channels and 3 interactive services, Airtel Digital TV has introduced many firsts to the segment including a universal remote, several unique interactive applications, multi lingual EPG, and integrated anytime, anywhere recording through mobile and web. With the launch of the SD+ recorder set-top box, Airtel Digital TV is now the only DTH player in the country to offer recording on all types of set-top-boxes. Airtel Digital TV had 9 million customers as on March 2014. To know more please visit, www.airtel.in/digital-tv
     
    About Bharti Airtel Limited
    Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 4 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company's product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed DSL broadband, IPTV, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G wireless services and mobile commerce. Bharti Airtel had over 297 million customers across its operations at the end of April 2014. To know more please visit,www.airtel.com
     
    About Disney Media Distribution:
    Disney Media Distribution (DMD) distributes more than 30,000 hours of programming in multiple languages to over 1,300 platform partners in 240 territories worldwide. DMD works closely with Indian broadcasters to provide dubbed content in local languages that appeal to local audiences and is the exclusive regional distributor of Disney Channel, Disney XD and Hungama TV. In 2010, DMD signed a multi-year agreement with Sun Distribution Services for channel distribution of Disney Channel, Disney XD and Hungama TV, taking Disney content across multiple platforms including Cable TV, Direct-to-Home (DTH) and IP-TV.