Dish Home

Dish Media Network Pvt. Ltd.
Industry Satellite television
Founded 2010
Headquarters Lalitpur, Nepal
Area served
Key people
Carmen , Suman
Products Direct-broadcast satellite
Number of employees
Website Dishhome

Dish Home is the only DTH service provider in Nepal, operated by Dish Media Network Pvt. Ltd. It was formed in 2010 after a merger between two DTH providers, namely Home TV and Dish Nepal.[1]In the year of 2011 Sandmartin International Holding (SMT) became one of the key stareholder of Dish Media Network Pvt. Ltd. and provides expertise in developing new technologies and digital innovations in the satellite broadcasting.By the year 2016, Dish Home had crossed the 750,000 subscriber mark.[2] As of September, 2016 Dish Home has a total of 150+ television channels, including 120+ SD channels and 34+ HD channels with Dish Home's own Channel Dish Home Showcase, Plus Movie, Dish Home Entertainment, Dish Home Sports and Test Channel which exists in Channel No. 100, 101, 102, 103 and 104 respectively. It provides all the major Nepali channels, Hindi and English language general entertainment channels, including other pay channels of sports, music, movies, news, and kids genre.

Dish Home uses MPEG-4 with DVB S2 digital compression technology, transmitting HD Channels and SD Channels in Ku-Band on Amos-4 at 65.0°E.[3] Dish Home relies on CAS from Verimatrix and Latens. Their STBs are provisioned by SandMartin and Arion.[4] Its primary competitors are cable television providers, and other DTH service providers from India and China.

Service Interruption

On 17 July 2013, Dish Home temporarily shut down its transmission due to termination of its contract by the Hong Kong based PCCW Global, distributors of Intelsat for Nepal.[5] After the service interruption from Amos-4, Dish Home managed to transmit its channels via Yamal 402 at 54.9°E, and requested customers to change the direction of their dish antenna to avail the service. On 19 July 2013, Dish Home switched back its service through Amos-4 again.

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