Monday, February 26, 2007

Official Announcement from Dialog TV regarding ICC World Cup

Dialog TV Wins Exclusive Satellite TV Rights For ICC Cricket World Cup!

Colombo, Sri Lanka, 21st February 2007, Dialog Satellite TV announced today that it had secured exclusive Satellite TV Telecast rights for the ICC Cricket World Cup which will take place in the West Indies in March.

Nushad Perera, General Manager, Sales and Marketing, Dialog Telekom, made the announcement “Dialog TV will be the only satellite TV station in Sri Lanka to telecast this years’ most anticipated sports event – the Cricket World Cup. The channel to tune in to is Sony SET Max, which is available only on Dialog TV. Apart from the matches, Sony SET Max will also feature expert commentary, in depth interviews and special programming that will enhance the excitement of every encounter and keep viewers completely up to date. We are proud to have won this exclusive contract – when we launched two weeks ago, we promised that Dialog TV would revolutionize Satellite TV in Sri Lanka, and we are keeping our promise!”

Sony SET Max will feature match commentary by renowned commentators John Wright (New Zealand), Tony Greig (England/Australia), Geoffrey Boycott (England), Novjot Singh Sidhu (India), Ian Chappel (Australia), Barry Richards (South Africa), Sanjay Manjrekar (India), Arun Lal (India) and Donna Symonds from the West Indies.

Special Programming will include “Extra innings” hosted by “Shanthi” soap star Mandira Bedi, along with Charu Sharma. “Extra Innings”, which will start 2 hours before every match, will run through the Innings interval to an hour from the match’s end.

For more information on what’s in store on Dialog TV, log on to or call 077 7 679 679.


Anonymous said...

This News Item is dated 21st February and although it's only less than week from then much has changed regarding the "Exclusive Satellite TV Rights" - as other Satellite channels too now have the option of telecasting the ICC World Cup.

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