DSPORT & NODWIN Gaming Join Forces To Bring Esports On Indian TV – Nodwin Gaming

DSPORT & NODWIN Gaming Join Forces To Bring Esports On Indian TV

With competitive gaming arriving on Indian television sets, the event marks a watershed moment for Indian esports.

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 will go down in history books as the day esports made its first and official appearance on Indian television. DSPORT has recently partnered with NODWIN Gaming and together they will broadcast the progress of the ESL India Premiership 2017 across television sets in India. For a start, the channel will air the matches of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on a daily basis. Every day, 90 minutes of premium CS:GO action, sourced from the ESL India Premiership 2017 – Master League will be telecasted. This trend will continue until the month of December. The channel will also cover the offline LAN Season finales when they occur in the cities of Hyderabad and Delhi. This will help make esports events more accessible to the fans spread across the country! There are also talks to include other competitive games as well.DSPORT is a premium sports channel and focuses on youth centric content. The channel is a part of the Discovery Communications umbrella. As part of bolstering its youth agenda, the channel will broadcast esports apart from football, motorsport, pro-wrestling and much more. With the esports scene on the rise in the country, the decision to showcase competitive gaming matches on Indian television is a move that will be welcomed by every Indian esports enthusiast.

Speaking on the advent of esports on the Indian television, Karan Bajaj, Senior Vice-President and General Manager, Discovery Communications India, said “We are excited to showcase eSports for the first time on television in India. The 90 minutes of intense gaming broadcast daily on DSPORT, for over six months, will catapult the popularity of eSports further in the country.”

Meanwhile, Akshat “LordNOD” Rathee, Managing Director, NODWIN Gaming, stated, “eSports is one of the fastest growing sports in the country and this broadcast of the ESL India Premiership on DSPORT is sure to elevate their popularity to a new level. eSports has been already announced as a medal event for the 2022 Asian Games and will also hopefully make it to the 2024 Olympics, so we hope this initiative will act as a first step towards bringing glory to the country on global multi-sports platforms.”

The ESL India Premiership 2017 segment will be aired on DSPORT every day from 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM (all timings in IST). To check the availability of the channel on your DTH & MSO services, please refer to the following table.

 

TataSky Dish TV Videocon D2H Siti Digital Digi Cable Hathway Fastway GTPL
Ch. No

495

Ch. No

630

Ch. No

410

Ch. No

483

Ch. No

406

Ch. No

183

Ch. No

314

Ch. No

114

 

You can also catch the action on your smartphones. Simply access the DSPORT channel through live TV apps such as Jio TV, Vodafone Play and much more!

 

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