Lanka’s First HD Broadcast Launched by Dialog TV
Dialog Television (DTV), Sri Lanka’s leading Direct-to-Home (DTH) Digital Satellite TV service recently announced the introduction of the country’s first HD (High Definition) broadcast, leading Sri Lanka into the era of advance digital media.
With enhanced picture quality, vivid colours, sharper images and Dolby digital surround sound; the HD service will enable DTV subscribers to enjoy a breathtaking home entertainment experience. HD channels broadcast by DTV will bring world class content spanning Movies, Sports, Action, Drama, Edutainment and Nature to Sri Lankan homes complete with HD 1080i Resolution and Dolby Digital surround sound.
Homes subscribing to DTV’s HD service would be additionally empowered with advanced viewing features across 38 channels in the DTV bouquet including Recording and Playback, Time Shift Television and Fast Forward/Rewind and pause facilities.
The HD package which features National Geographic, Star Movies, AXN and Ten Sports in full HD, also includes Ten Action, BBC Entertainment, Fashion TV and The History TV18 in Standard Definition format at no extra charge.
Customers can avail themselves of the HD service at a monthly fee of Rs 990 rupees as an add on to their basic DTV subscription. The HD start up fee of Rs 2,990 rupees inclusive of taxes will be waived off for DTV’s Gold Package customers until the 15th of July.
Dialog Television is a fully owned subsidiary of Dialog Axiata PLC., Sri Lanka’s Mobile Telecommunications market leader and Premier Connectivity Provider supporting a portfolio of cutting edge Mobile, Fixed, High Speed Broadband and International Telecommunication Services. Dialog Axiata PLC is also one of the largest listed companies on the Colombo Stock Exchange in terms of market capitalization.
Dialog Television operates a Direct-to-Home (DTH) Digital Satellite TV service and is the market leader in Sri Lanka’s PayTV sector. DTV supports a broad array of international and local content alongside a wide portfolio of Sri Lankan television channels and delivers high quality infotainment to a viewer base in excess of 250,000 Sri Lankan Homes.