WorldSpace has added three Indian music channels to its bouquet of 26. The new encrypted channels are brought to Asian and Indian listeners from a Singapore based broadcaster. Of them, Gandharv offers the first 24-hour Indian classical music service, including Hindustani, Carnatic, devotional and folk streams.
Radio Farishta brings vintage Hindi film songs and Le Jhoom the new age youth-oriented film hits and Indipop, according to a WorldSpace release.
The three new ones come free till November 25. Half-yearly subscriptions are being offered at Rs 299 for 14 channels and at Rs 100 for the English bouquet of Orbit rock, The Hop and Oyeme! while the others will be free.
The company plans to add more channels and is in talks with a few broadcasters.