Disney XD shows hop on to mobile & data service platforms in India

MUMBAI: Disney XD, the multi-platform entertainment offering from the Disney network of Television Channels, has launched its popular shows on all leading mobile networks via a deal with Apalya TV.
Disney XD shows such as Kick Buttowski-Suburban Daredevil, Aaron Stone, Legend of Tarzan and Zeke and  Luther can now be viewed on their mobile handsets or through their data card connection starting today, anywhere, anytime.
Apalya TV services are available over all mobile networks including Idea, Vodafone, Airtel, Aircel, BSNL, MTNL, Reliance, Docomo, Tata Indicom, Tata Photon Plus, Virgin VFlash, Reliance Net Connect.
Disney Media Distribution India general manager Raju Venkataraman said, “By adding popular Disney XD programs to the Disney Channel shows already available on Apalya TV, we offer kids and families in one of the largest and fastest growing mobile markets in the world more opportunity to watch their favorite Disney characters. With telecom players launching 3G services in India, mobile TV services promise to only get bigger and more popular with audiences in the coming years.”
Apalya TV founder Vamshi Reddy added, “We at Apalya are focused on offering quality TV content on mobile phones to our users. Disney is one of most viewed channel bouquet in India. Disney is watched not only by children but also their parents and elders who enjoy the family entertainment provided on the channel. With this partnership we are now reaching out to a much wider audience, especially children who are one of the top users of mobile phones today.”