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VIDEOCON d2h Signs Partnership With Netflix for its HD Smart Connect

India,By Payel Das:-  Videocon d2h, the fastest growing DTH service provider in India has now signed a standalone deal with the world’s leading internet television network Netflix. With this partnership, Videocon d2h connected box customers will now be able to access seamlessly the extensive library of Netflix TV and movie titles.

Videocon d2h consumers will be able to enjoy Netflix on a large screen by simply clicking a dedicated Netflix button on the remote control of HD Smart Connect Set Top Box.

Netflix will be available on an exclusive app available on connected Set top box, HD SMART Set top Box (Connected Set top box) which converts any existing TV into a Smart TV besides showing you more than 600 Channels & services in High Definition and Standard Definition. The HD Smart Connect set top box allows consumers to watch their favourite channels in SD and HD, using the satellite feed like any other Videocon d2h set top box. The set top box can be connected to the internet through any Wifi or Ethernet connection in the home for accessing a curated set of applications available through the internet. The minimum internet speed needed is 2 Mbps. These apps, both free and paid cover a range of content genres and utility apps.  By connecting the HD Smart Connect Set top box to any TV, the TV would become Smart.  Already available in the app store are many entertainment/news apps, utility apps and more are being continuously added.

Mr. Saurabh Dhoot, Executive Director Videocon d2h, “We are extremely proud to have Netflix as our partner on HD Smart Connect STB. Our partnership will strengthen our DNA of innovation by providing TV screen experience for Netflix users in a seamless manner. This partnership in India with Netflix gives the customers the simple click of a button to easily select between our DTH and world class apps like Netflix services on the HD Smart Connect Set top box.”

Mr. Anil Khera, Chief Executive Officer, Videocon d2h, “With Netflix on board, Videocon d2h is enhancing its position as the customer’s first choice of entertainment. Integrating premium entertainment services like Netflix into our services offered via HD Smart Connect Set Top Box will make us even more attractive for our consumers. We will continue to deliver exceptional entertainment and give consumer the power to view content and enhance our leadership in homes with wifi/broadband.”

Reed Hastings, Co-Founder and CEO, Netflix, said, “While there are millions of consumers all over the world using Netflix, enjoying the ability to watch anywhere, anytime and the incredible variety of programming we offer, we are really only at the beginning of our journey here in India. This partnership with Videocon d2h is important for us in the way we reach to the diversity of the Indian market and will make it much easier for Indian consumers to watch Netflix.

 

Videocon d2h has prided itself in presenting its subscribers with a robust line-up of more than 600+ channels and services, including a host of regional channels. It offers a wide range of active services like smart services including Smart English, Smart Games. The other active services include d2h Hollywood HD, d2h music, d2h spice, d2h cinema in both Standard Definition and HD, etc.

Note to Editors: About Videocon d2h

Videocon d2h, a pioneer amongst the DTH service providers has won the hearts of millions over the years with its quality services that are constantly revolutionizing the entertainment industry.  Since the last 4 years, Videocon d2h has continuously been India’s Fastest Growing DTH Service. It launched its services in 2009 and went pan India by 2010. It has a gross subscriber base of 17 million in span of 7 years since its launch.

Videocon d2h is the first Indian media company to be listed on NASDAQ. Enhancing entertainment and TV viewing for our customers has always been a priority for Videocon d2h. This made us come up with some of the best technological innovations like India’s first 4K Ultra HD Channel, Wireless DTH Headphones, Radio Frequency DTH Remote and a 1000 GB HD DVR, constantly redefining the TV viewing experience.

Videocon d2h has prided itself in presenting its subscribers with a robust line-up of 600 channels and services, including 60 Asli HD Channels & services and a host of regional channels. Videocon d2h is launching HD Smart Connect Set top Box (Connected Set top box) which converts your existing normal TV into a Smart TV. The Connected set top box allows one to browse content from Facebook, Twitter, Daily Motion, video on demand sites,  news sites, weather sites, etc through applications residing on STB.   Powered by the MPEG-4 and DVB-S2 technology, Videocon d2h transforms your TV into a hub of entertainment and knowledge.

SMART Services, a value-added bouquet of learning activities and games includes Smart Cooking, Smart English and Smart Games, all available on subscription basis.  Smart services of Videocon d2h has something good to offer for every member of family right from an infant to a housewife. The Other value added services offered by Videocon d2h are: d2h Cinema, d2h Cinema HD, d2h Hollywood HD, d2h Darshan, d2h Sajda, d2h cooking, d2h music, d2h spice, d2h movies & d2h classic.  Videocon d2h has a pan India sales & distribution channel, superior service orientation with over 300 own service centers spread across 7500 top towns in India to attend and resolve the service issues within 4-6 hrs.

Videocon d2h has been awarded as India’s Most Trusted Brand 2016, Pay TV Operator of the Year at MIPCOM Cannes 2015, Asia’s most promising DTH brand 2013, 2014 & 2015.  India’s Best brand 2014 by Economic Times, India’s Most Promising Brand 2015 by Economic Times & recognized as top 50 dream companies to work for by World HRD Congress.

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