Dish TV India Announces the Launch of the Second Edition of Dish-a-thon 2020
News Desk, News Nation 360 : After the stupendous success of M&E Industry’s first-ever hackathon, Dish TV India, India’s leading DTH Company is all set to hold the second season of hackathon ‘Dish-a-thon 2020’ with a promise to make it bigger & better. The unique, 48 hours long, the hackathon is aimed at inviting disruptive ideas with the participation of young
innovators/disruptors/ startups/students/ developers across India. Dish TV India is credited with organizing M&E/ broadcasting industry’s first hackathon in 2018 which received overwhelming response in Bangalore & Delhi NCR. On the launch of Dish-a-thon 2020, Anil Dua, Executive Director & Group CEO, Dish TV India Limited, said that the amazing response and innovative ideas received during Dish-a-thon 2018 gave them the motivation to organize Dish-a-thon 2020 in a bigger avatar. They, at Dish TV with their DTH brands Dish/d2h and their new OTT brand Watcho, always look at ways to enhance the content consumption experience for their customers and technology plays a huge role in it. The first Dish-a-thon had garnered huge participation and a lot of praise from the M&E/broadcasting industry owing to its unique format and approach,
providing a platform to the young and promising techies. This year, with the change in format from on-ground to online, He is sure that the competition will be tougher, taking the fun and frenzy even higher. Dish-a-thon 2020 is open for individual teams of developers and startups. DishTV along with IncubateIND will be shortlisting 40 teams for a 48-hour open-format grand finale, which will be a combination of a virtual event between 12-14 June 2020. During the event, participants will get an opportunity to interact with industry experts and work with mentors to co-create and co-develop new solution and technology. The winners will be recognized through certifications and cash rewards and will also stand a chance to start a strategic engagement with DishTV. For Dish-a-thon 2020, registration is currently open and the last day to submit entries is May 30th, 2020.
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Report : Anustup Kundu