Singapore/Colombo, 7 February 2020 – TechStorm, the world’s first 24/7 HD channel focusing on Asian eSports, tech innovations and entrepreneurial startup stories; announced its landmark foray into Sri Lanka on Dialog Television, Sri Lanka’s premier pay television service provider.
This landmark announcement marked the channel’s fourth territory launch right after Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines adding another 1.4 million subscribers to its rapidly growing footprint of more than 16 million subscribers for the full linear channel.
“This ground-breaking partnership with Dialog marks an important milestone to bring exclusive, best in-class content on eSports, eGaming, tech and startups to the young and tech savvy audience segment in Sri Lanka. We’re confident and excited to welcome our new audience to enjoy a full 360 experience that brings them delight and entertainment; and keep them closely connected to the amazing world of tech and innovation,” says Debbie Lee, Founder & CEO of TechStorm.
Chirantha De Zoysa, Head of Business, Dialog Television comments: “Dialog Television is the premier pay television service in the country and we take pride to be the first in providing our subscribers with the best of international slate through TechStorm’s unique content and its made-for-Asia original productions that will reflect the up trending topics on eGaming, entrepreneurship, smart living, smart cities, latest gadgets and digital lifestyle infotainment. We believe that TechStorm will cater to our tech loving audience’s curiosity and desire to learn more about the fast-changing tech and innovation trends in today’s digital world.”
Subscribers of Dialog Television will get the opportunity to enjoy exclusive premieres such as The Gadget Show at 6pm IST & eSports content at 8:30pm IST from Mondays to Fridays and Did I Mention Invention on Wednesdays & Thursdays at 7:30pm IST. They can also catch Shark Tank Australia on Mondays to Thursdays at 6:30pm and the latest season of StartUp from 11th February, every Tuesday at 7:30pm IST, all on TechStorm Channel 62.
Dialog Television is offering a limited-time free offer to view TechStorm Channel 62 for all its subscribers from now to 31st March 2020. TechStorm will be available on Gold Package under the category of Edutainment starting 1st April 2020.
TechStorm is currently distributed on StarHub Channel 420, First Media Channel 333, Sky Cable Channel 212, Telkomsel’s MAXstream and distributed via OMI in the Philippines. Storm Bytes – TechStorm’s made-for-mobile original production is available to all of HOOQ’s subscriber base across Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.
About Dialog Television
Dialog Television (Private) Limited (DTV) operates a Direct-to-Home (DTH) Digital Satellite Pay TV service and is the market leader in Sri Lanka’s Pay TV sector. DTV supports a broad array of international and local content in both Standard Definition (SD) and High Definition (HD) formats together with a wide portfolio of Sri Lankan television channels and delivers high quality infotainment to a viewer base of over 1.4 million.
TechStorm is the world’s first one-stop media destination that celebrates the world’s fastest rising stars in eSports, Technology and Entrepreneurship available across 20 countries in Asia Pacific. Its 24-hour channel programmed in HD showcases a compelling line-up of the best in-class, first-run and exclusive entertainment across tech and entrepreneurship themes. TechStorm is a next-generation international media brand owned by TechTV Network Pte Ltd with its global headquarters in Singapore.
The company’s dynamic leadership team has more than 30 years of combined domain expertise in technology, international media and business; fuelled by the passion to drive change, be the voice for the unsung heroes in the technology sector and give Asia’s rising entrepreneurship community the global recognition that they deserve.
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