Dish TV to broadcast '12-12-12' - The Concert for Sandy Relief

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  • (1888PressRelease) December 13, 2012 - New Delhi - Dish TV India, Asia's largest DTH service provider in another inspiring initiative has taken a step forward to contribute to the noble cause of Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts by showcasing the global event '12-12-12 Concert' to be held in New York City on December 12, 2012. The event will be telecasted on December 13th, 2012 from 5:30 AM onwards (IST) and the viewers can enjoy the repeat telecast of the concert at 8 PM (IST) on December 13th, 2012 and will be accessible to all its customers FREE OF COST.

    On this occasion, Mr. Salil Kapoor, Chief Operating Officer, DishTV commented, "Being the pioneer and industry leader Dish TV has always endeavored to stand strong with the global community in times of need. We are extremely pleased to be a part of the Relief Efforts organized by Robin Hood Relief Fund for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. By broadcasting this concert to be held on the historic date of '12-12-12', we are glad to take a step towards spreading awareness among Indian masses about the relief campaign for the hurricane victims."

    Robin Hood organization is organizing this huge concert '12-12-12' at Madison Square Garden in New York City on December 12, 2012 at 7:30 pm (EST). Huge names from the music industry are lending their talents to Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts at the 12-12-12 concert. The all-star lineup includes Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney among others.

    This four-hour concert is expected to reach over 1 billion people worldwide, while Dish TV, pioneer of DTH service in India and Asia's largest DTH Company will be broadcasting the entire event for its customers in India. The broadcast will be as follows:

    1. Channel No. 90 for HD subscribers
    2. Channel No. 252 for SD subscribers

    About Dish TV India

    Dish TV is India's largest direct-to-home company and part of the biggest media conglomerate - Zee Group. Dish TV has on its platform 400+ channels and services including 21 audio channels with 13.9 million subscribers, which is growing. The company has a vast distribution network of about 1400 distributors and 55,000 dealers that spans around 6600 towns across the country. Dish TV has 24*7 call centers with 1600 seats in 11 different languages to take care of subscriber requirements at any point of time. For more information on Dish TV, visit

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