Popular American based over-the-top service, Sling TV has launched 27 channels from ZEE Network.
As a part of the deal, the new channels will join the 10 ZEE branded channels aready offered on Sling TV and its parent company, DISH. Nine of the new channels will also be carried on DISH including &TV, ZEE Cinema HD, Living Foodz, ZEE Bangla, ZEE Tamizh, as well as many others.
Sling and DISH will also be exclusive US providers of ZEE Network’s premium on-demand library, including movies and more than 400 additional films.
���Our agreement with ZEE enables us to provide a vast amount of entertainment to fans of South Asian content, while also giving customers a more streamlined way to access and enjoy both linear and on-demand content,� said Chris Kuelling, senior vice president of programming for Sling TV and DISH.
Sameer Targe, business head, ZEE Americas added, ���DISH has been a natural partner and ally for the last 18 years, and Sling TV is by far the most comprehensive OTT service available to our target audience.�
Sling TV and DISH will also be launching a new Hindi Gold Pack, which will include all ZEE Hindi channels, plus services from other Hindi broadcasters. There will also be additional Spanish-language channels – Z Living Espa̱ol and Zee TV Espa̱ol, and two Brazilian channels, ZEE TV Portuguese and Z Living Portuguese.
Arabic channels Zee Alwan and Zee Aflam will also launch in the DISH Arabic Super Elite and the Arabic Mosaic Pack on Sling TV.