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TheOneAlliance to pull plug on Reliance Big TV due to non-payment of dues

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Media Publishing | March 26, 2015
TheOneAlliance has issued a 'Public Notice' for disconnection of signals which was published on March 18, 2015.

TheOneAlliance has decided to suspend the signals of its premium channels to direct-to-home (DTH) service provider Reliance Big TV for non-payment of outstanding dues. TheOneAlliance has issued a 'Public Notice' for disconnection of signals which was published on March 18, 2015.

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The switch-off announcement could possibly bring a major disappointment for viewers/subscribers of Reliance DTH platform, particularly the sports enthusiasts in view of the upcoming eighth season of Pepsi IPL 2015, commencing in April 2015. This spectacular cricket extravaganza will be broadcast on Sony Six and Max, distributed by TheOneAlliance. In addition to Pepsi IPL 2015, the viewers/subscribers of Reliance DTH platform may also miss viewing other programs/movies telecast on SET, Max 2, SAB, Sony Pal, Mix, Pix, AXN, Animax and Aath.

It is learnt that the subscriber base of around 1.6 million can face blackout anytime post three weeks of the issuance of the public notice.

TheOneAlliance extends partnerships with India's leading network broadcasters delivering 17 premium channels to over 100 million homes across 4,000 cities and towns in India. Spanning all genres from general entertainment, sports, movies, news, English GEC, music, kids - the distribution arm offers a complete 'Entertainment' package to its viewers. Along with 'home' channels Set Max, Max 2, SAB, Sony Pal, Mix, Pix, Six, AXN, Animax, Aath, Sony HD, Six HD, & Pix HD, it also distributes the well-known TV Today Network channels - Headlines Today, Aaj Tak and Tez.

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