Dish TV India launches its one-stop OTT entertainment solution - WATCHO OTT plans – “One Hai Toh Done Hai”
Brings the best of the OTT subscriptions to one place, partners with multiple OTT streaming platforms
Chennai, November 25, 2022: Following a successful run on its original content, Watcho is expanding its offering by providing bundled packages of the most popular OTT platforms, thus providing its subscribers with a whole new world of digital content along with the convenience of a single subscription.
WATCHO will offer OTT content from Disney+ Hotstar, Zee5, Sony LIV, Lionsgate Play, Hungama Play, HoiChoi, Klikk, EpicOn, Chaupal, and Oho Gujarati via a single login and subscription model. Additionally, subscribers will also be able to enjoy the massive library of original content including 35+ enthralling web series, Swag (UGC content), snackable shows, and live TV from WATCHO exclusives. DishTV will further enhance its plans as more OTT platforms are in the pipeline to join Watcho to make it a comprehensive entertainment destination.
Indian OTT viewers struggle to keep up with the latest content by juggling multiple platforms. Watcho's latest OTT aggregation service lives up to its promise of "One Hai Toh Done Hai," which seeks to deliver the convenience of one plan and one payment package to contribute to the ease of access to maximum content in one place while improving the viewing experience. Further, as an introductory offer (available for a limited period), DishTV, D2H, and Siti Cable subscribers can avail of and enjoy the new service for a month, without paying any additional cost. Once subscribed, users would have the flexibility of accessing the OTT content on Mobiles, Tablets, Laptops, and TV through the app or web.
Speaking on the launch, Anil Dua, Group CEO, Dish TV India Limited said, “As pioneers of DTH technology, Dish TV India has played a significant role in changing the Indian television landscape. With rapid digitization, evolving consumer preferences, and a paradigm shift in the industry dynamics, we are moving a step ahead by aggregating video streaming apps (OTTs) and thereby expanding Watcho’s offerings. With Watcho’s new service, we have strengthened our OTT content distribution platform by creating a single subscription gateway that delivers amazing value and convenience to our subscribers. With the introduction of this new services, we intend to make Watcho a one-stop entertainment destination with original content, linear TV and on-demand diverse entertainment anytime, anywhere, and on any screen.”
Sugato Banerji, Corporate Head – Marketing, D2H, Dish TV India Ltd. said, “WATCHO – Our home-grown OTT platform has been steadily growing its reach and crossed the 60 million plus downloads mark at the end of the FY Q1 2022. The platform has been working towards carving a space for itself in the competitive and energetic streaming video services industry. OTT Industry is brimming with multiple OTT apps, which leave the consumers struggling to search for the preferred content. To address these consumer challenges, we are introducing the WATCHO OTT aggregation service that will augment the overall digital content consumption at an affordable price point. With this, we want to democratize the accessibility of various OTT platforms from a single platform.”
The four subscription packs have been designed to meet the needs of varied requirements of customers. While anyone can subscribe to these packs, the fully loaded “Watcho Max” will be exclusively available to DishTV, D2H, and Siti Cable subscribers.