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DishTV Owned OTT App Watcho Is Now Available on Amazon Fire TV

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Amazon Fire TV Stick customers can access Watcho app to discover original web shows, short films, more than 100 Live TV channels and various other regional shows and movies.

DishTV India is a company providing Direct to Home television service in India. It is a subsidiary of Zee Entertainment Enterprises. It was ranked # 437 and # 5 on the list of media companies in Fortune India 500 roster of India’s largest corporations in 2011. In April 2019, Dish TV had launched its OTT platform called ‘Watcho’, which will primarily focus on short-form content — including original series and user-generated content — besides live and ‘catch-up’ content.

With an aim to offer engaging and differentiated content catering to young audiences across the country, Dish TV India Ltd, the world’s largest single-country DTH Company, has expanded distribution of its OTT app Watcho to Amazon Fire TV Stick. Now, Amazon Fire TV Stick customers can access Watcho app to discover original web shows, short films, more than 100 Live TV channels and various other regional shows and movies.


One of India’s leading online streaming platforms, Watcho App delivers Watcho Spotlight and Watcho Originals, live television shows, best web series India, best of Telugu entertainment, premium online content across the website and Watcho app that lets you access non-stop entertainment, on the go. Watch Hindi movies online, Hindi TV shows, or Indian web series while traveling to work or popular comedy web series and adult TV series while on a weekend binge with friends; at Watcho App we make sure fun ceases to end. Let’s Watcho and dive in the pool of unplugged entertainment.

Watcho provides access to a large VOD content library of originals, movies and popular shows along with linear TV service. It is also the first OTT service to feature user-generated content allowing users to create and upload their own content to Watcho. The flexible service was designed to address the large base of over 23 million subscribers of DishTV and d2h and is also open to new users.

Commenting on the association, Mr. Anil Dua, Executive Director & Group CEO, Dish TV India Limited, said,

We are excited to bring Watcho to the wide audience base on Amazon Fire TV Stick. Watcho, since launch, has received a good reception and there has been a demand to host it across platforms. The OTT market is continuously evolving and the consumption is growing on TV and mobile. We are confident that users will be delighted with the seamless experience of watching new-age and bite-sized video content of Watcho on the Amazon Fire TV Stick.


Watcho offers 1000+ hours of library content including movies and short films and can now be installed directly from the Amazon App Store. At present, it has around 20 original shows in Hindi, Telugu, and Kannada. As an introductory offer, the service is available free of cost. Additionally, the Watcho app is also available for download on Google Play Store, App Store and users can also access the same on the website (

How to Use Watcho App

You can download it from Google Play Store, App Store, after installation, the mobile app will ask you to either login using your Dish TV/D2h registered mobile number (RMN), or you can register with a normal number. If you log in with a Dish TV or D2h RMN, then the app will also you to watch the premium content for free. It’s worth noting that the Dish TV, D2h subscribers will be able to view the content free for the first six months, post which they’ll have to subscribe to the premium content.

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