Last date to Register

1st June, 2020

Dish-a-thon

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Dish TV India Limited is India’s leading direct-to-home (DTH) Company and owns multiple individual brands like Dish TV, Zing and d2h under its umbrella. The company benefits from multiple satellite platforms view more...

Online Challenge Prizes worth ₹1 Lakh 1 - 4 Team Members 48 Hours View full Schedule Developers

Last date to Register

1st June, 2020

Dish-a-thon

Dish-a-thon is India's first and largest Media and Entertainment & Broadcasting Industry Hackathon.


Last date to Register

1st June, 2020


Online Challenge Prizes worth ₹1 Lakh 1 - 4 Team Members 48 Hours View full Schedule Developers



Hackathon Winners

hackoverflow

    Theme: Watcho

    Team members:
  • Smile Bhateja
  • Chinmay Vibhute
  • Harsh Trivedi
  • Yash Verma

Krishna jha

    Theme: COVID 19

    Team members:
  • Krishna Kumar Jha
  • Suraj Kumar Aditya
  • Daga Abhishek
  • Rathaur

d-ott

    Theme: Connected Devices

    Team members:
  • Chidroop
  • Lakshmi V Narke
  • Megha Kalal

About Hackathon

Hackathon for Innovation and Open Source

‘Innovation’ is one of the core values of our Organisation, and Dishathon, provides a platform for everyone to participate, share and execute ideas which are disruptive in nature and can influence exponential growth to our businesses.

After the successful conclusion of Dishathon in 2018, we are yet again set on course to conduct Dishathon 2020. This time, the event is going to be virtual and online.

  • Organising Partner

Community Partner

College Partner


About DishTV

Dish TV India Limited is India’s leading direct-to-home (DTH) Company and owns multiple individual brands like Dish TV, Zing and d2h under its umbrella. The company benefits from multiple satellite platforms including SES-8, GSAT-15, and ST-2 and has a bandwidth capacity of 1278 MHz, the largest held by any DTH player in the country. Dish TV India Limited has on its platform more than 700 channels & services including 31 audio channels and 71 HD channels & services. The Company has a vast distribution network of over 3,700 distributors & around 400,000 dealers that span across 9,400 towns in the country. Dish TV India Limited is connected with its pan-India customer base through call-centers that are spread across 22 cities and are equipped to handle customer queries 24X7 in 12 different languages.

For more information on the Company:
Please visit dishtv.in


Problem Statements

  • Theme 1: Innovation in Dish d2h and Watcho (OTT Platform)

Watch it out on Watcho

To enhance the user experience as well as the features of Watcho

Innovation around connected devices (Android Box and Alexa enabled streaming stick)

Watch it out on Watcho

To enhance the user experience as well as the features of Watcho

Innovation around connected devices (Android Box and Alexa enabled streaming stick)

As broadband connectivity speeds and availability is rapidly improving and with the advent of 5G

  • Theme 2: World Post COVID - Technology Driven Solutions

Evolve to the new way of life of our Consumer

Post Covid 19 pandemic, new solutions need to evolve

Virtual is the New Reality

Solutions which can reduce the role of call centers while handling customer grievance and queries

Evolve to the new way of life of our Consumer

Post Covid 19 pandemic, new solutions need to evolve

Virtual is the New Reality

Solutions which can reduce the role of call centers while handling customer grievance and queries


Hackathon Mentors

  • Business Mentors

Kanika Gandotra

Topic: Watcho

Manager - Brand, Brand DishtvDishTV India Limited

Ankur Chowdhary

Topic: Watcho

Divisional Manager - OTT, Strategy, DishTV India Limited

Romita Razdan

Topic: Smart devices

Divisional Manager - NPD, Dishtv, New Product Development, DishTV India Limited

Shashwat Sinha

Topic: Customer Solution/ Covid-19

Manager – E-Commerce Marketing, D2h, DishTV India Limited

Abhishek Dadhwal

Topic: Customer Solution/ Covid-19

Divisional Head – E-Commerce Marketing, DishTV India Limited

Supriya Chawla

Manager Subscriber Communication, DishTV India Limited

Nihal Zafar

Topic: Covid-19

Manager - Product, DishTV India Limited

Kanika Gandotra

Topic: Watcho

Manager - Brand, Brand DishtvDishTV India Limited

Ankur Chowdhary

Topic: Watcho

Divisional Manager - OTT, Strategy, DishTV India Limited

Romita Razdan

Topic: Smart devices

Divisional Manager - NPD, Dishtv, New Product Development, DishTV India Limited

Shashwat Sinha

Topic: Customer Solution/ Covid-19

Manager – E-Commerce Marketing, D2h, DishTV India Limited

Abhishek Dadhwal

Topic: Customer Solution/ Covid-19

Divisional Head – E-Commerce Marketing, DishTV India Limited

Supriya Chawla

Manager Subscriber Communication, DishTV India Limited

Nihal Zafar

Topic: Covid-19

Manager - Product, DishTV India Limited

  • Tech Mentors

Anupam Jaiswal

Head - Web Applications, IT, DishTV India Limited

Naveen Kumar Jha

Head - Web Applications, Information Technology, DishTV India Limited

Saumya Pandey

Topic: STB Development

STB Development Specialist, Product Engineering, DishTV India Limited

Rohit Sharma

Topic: Smart devices

Divisional Head - VAS Application Development, Product Engineering, DishTV India Limited

Gurmeet Singh

Head Data Centre / DR & Cloud Services, DishTV India Limited

Sanaji Ruhela

Divisional Head- CC Infrastructure, DishTV India Limited

Avinash Singh

Head - IT Infrastructure, DishTV India Limited

Mayank Sharma

Topic: STB Development

Lead - STB Development, Product Engineering, DishTV India Limited

Akshay Negi

Lead - VAS Application Development, Product Engineering, DishTV India Limited

Snehaal Dhruv

Founder, Superfan.AI

Mohammed Zeeshan

CEO and Co-Founder, MyCaptain

Athanasios Dimou

M.Sc. Geoinformatics and Surveying Engineer

Puneet Bajaj

Partner, IFI Techsolutions

Anupam Jaiswal

Head - Web Applications, IT, DishTV India Limited

Naveen Kumar Jha

Head - Web Applications, Information Technology, DishTV India Limited

Saumya Pandey

Topic: STB Development

STB Development Specialist, Product Engineering, DishTV India Limited

Rohit Sharma

Topic: Smart devices

Divisional Head - VAS Application Development, Product Engineering, DishTV India Limited

Gurmeet Singh

Head Data Centre / DR & Cloud Services, DishTV India Limited

Sanaji Ruhela

Divisional Head- CC Infrastructure, DishTV India Limited

Avinash Singh

Head - IT Infrastructure, DishTV India Limited

Mayank Sharma

Topic: STB Development

Lead - STB Development, Product Engineering, DishTV India Limited

Akshay Negi

Lead - VAS Application Development, Product Engineering, DishTV India Limited

Snehaal Dhruv

Founder, Superfan.AI

Mohammed Zeeshan

CEO and Co-Founder, MyCaptain

Athanasios Dimou

M.Sc. Geoinformatics and Surveying Engineer

Puneet Bajaj

Partner, IFI Techsolutions


Judges Panel

Anil Dua

Group CEO, DishTV India Limited

Sukhpreet Singh

Corporate Head - Marketing, DishTV

VK Gupta

Chief Technology Officer, DishTV India Limited

Sugato Banerji

Corporate Head - Marketing, D2H

Rajesh Sahni

Corporate Head - Customer Experience & CC Operations, DishTV India Limited

Abhishek Gupta

Head - Information Technology, DishTV India Limited

Ravi Puri

Head-Broadcasting, DishTV India Limited

Biraj Bhadra

Divisional Head - E-comm. & DM, DishTV India Limited

Sunil Kumar

Head – Product Engineering, Product Engineering, DishTV India Limited

Sidharth Kapoor

Head - Brand & Marcomm, DishTV India Limited

Surabhi Sharma

Divisional Head - Brand Marketing, DishTV India Limited

Shriya Priyadarhini

Divisional Head - New Product Development, DishTV India Limited

Anil Dua

Group CEO, DishTV India Limited

Sukhpreet Singh

Corporate Head - Marketing, DishTV

VK Gupta

Chief Technology Officer, DishTV India Limited

Sugato Banerji

Corporate Head - Marketing, D2H

Rajesh Sahni

Corporate Head - Customer Experience & CC Operations, DishTV India Limited

Abhishek Gupta

Head - Information Technology, DishTV India Limited

Ravi Puri

Head-Broadcasting, DishTV India Limited

Biraj Bhadra

Divisional Head - E-comm. & DM, DishTV India Limited

Sunil Kumar

Head – Product Engineering, Product Engineering, DishTV India Limited

Sidharth Kapoor

Head - Brand & Marcomm, DishTV India Limited

Surabhi Sharma

Divisional Head - Brand Marketing, DishTV India Limited

Shriya Priyadarhini

Divisional Head - New Product Development, DishTV India Limited


Prizes to be Won

INR 50,000

Winner of the Dishathon 2020

by DishTV India Limited

INR 25,000

Fist Runner Up of the Dishathon 2020

by DishTV India Limited

INR 15,000

Second Runner Up of the Dishathon 2020

by DishTV India Limited

INR 10,000

Consulation Prize of the Dishathon 2020

by DishTV India Limited

INR 50,000

Winner of the Dishathon 2020

by DishTV India Limited

INR 25,000

First Runner Up of the Dishathon 2020

by DishTV India Limited

INR 15,000

Second Runner Up of the Dishathon 2020

by DishTV India Limited

INR 10,000

Consulation Prize of the Dishathon 2020

by DishTV India Limited

Frequently Asked Question

Dish-a-thon 2020 is open to the Students, technologist, freelancers and professional developer community.

There is no participation fee.

The organizing team will approve and confirm your participation. Shortlisted teams will receive a confirmation email and it will reflect on user dashboard.

The entry should be functional for review by the judges.

Yes, you are required to submit a prototype. If you use any database like SQL Server or PostgreSQL you can also submit a database dump along with your submission.

Yes, all team members can login from their account and submit application.g

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