Press Releases2012

Oct 08, 2012
Dish TV provides LIVE entertainment on Maharaja Express

Dish TV's innovative and revolutionary mobile train technology is now installed in the Maharaja  Express, one of the top twenty-five luxury trains in the world. Mobile Train Technology will enable travelers to experience in-train Live Entertainment of all genres on the go.

Dish TV is using mobile in venture satellite antennas manufactured by 'Gilat' has enables live TV on the move. Every seat has a dedicated STB which enable the passenger to view channel of their own choice on the go. The train moving in any direction, at any speed, will receive seamless digital signal. Mobile Train Technology is maintenance free and highly robust. Dish TV will be installed in all cabins of Maharaja Express. Dish TV Mobile Train Technology will facilitate travelers to watch live programs, news, matches and their favorite movies.

Speaking on the occasion Mr. Salil Kapoor, COO, Dish TV said, "As a pioneer and market leader of the DTH Industry, It is indeed a proud moment for us to take TV entertainment to a completely unprecedented level by bringing Live TV experience to one of the top twenty five luxury trains in the world - 'Maharaja Express'. We continue to provide the latest technology through our constant innovation to the consumers. It's a proud moment for us to render our services to Maharaja Express, our thrust to provide entertainment through all modes and medium has created a benchmark in mobile train technology".

Adding further, Mr. Vineet Singh, GGM Services, IRCTC, said, "We are extremely pleased to join hands with Dish TV to bring Live TV entertainment on our prestigious and luxury train-Maharajas Express. Our foreign guests and elite travelers are pleasantly surprised to see Live TV facility available on the train in every cabin and suites. They are enjoying live matches and different programs on the move which makes our atmosphere quite lively and friendly. Being connected with the world with live news from both national and international channels is a great facility, when one is travelling. IRCTC has always welcomed new initiatives and we appreciate Dish TV technological expertise in providing this innovative facility on our trains".

In 2010, Dish TV had launched its superior Mobile Train Technology on Palace on Wheels and Royal Rajasthan on Wheels and two other luxury trains.  Dish TV has augmented its reach through various ways and providing revolutionary technology to Indian railways is one of the milestones achieved and still expanding its reach. Maharaja Express, luxury train is owned & operated by (IRCTC), a public sector enterprise under the Ministry of Railway. IRCTC is the tourism arm of Indian Railways.

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