DishTV’s OTT app Watcho launches on Amazon Fire TV
MUMBAI: DTH company Dish TV India has expanded the distribution of its OTT app Watcho by launching it on Amazon Fire TV Stick. Effective immediately, Amazon Fire TV Stick customers can access Watcho app to discover original web shows, short films, more than 100 Live TV channels and various other regional shows and movies.
Watch provides access to a Vod content library of originals, movies and popular shows along with linear TV service. It is also the first OTT service to feature user-generated content allowing users to create and upload their own content to Watcho. The flexible service was designed to address the large base of over 23 million subscribers of DishTV and d2h and is also open to new users.
Dish TV India executive director, group CEO Anil Dua said, “We are excited to bring Watcho to the wide audience base on Amazon Fire TV Stick. Watcho, since launch has received a good reception and there has been a demand to host it across platforms. The OTT market is continuously evolving and the consumption is growing on TV and mobile. We are confident that users will be delighted with the seamless experience of watching new-age and bite-sized video content of Watcho on the Amazon Fire TV Stick.”
Watcho offers 1000+ hours of library content including movies and short films and can now be installed directly from the Amazon App Store. At present it has around 20 original shows in Hindi, Telugu and Kannada. As an introductory offer, the service is available free of cost. Additionally, the Watcho app is also available for download on Google Play Store, App store.