Very surprised to see 2-digit LCNs being used for the first time in the DTH world, since Dish TV stopped using them for HD channels. Also good to see devotional channels being brought together and this clearly means a big reshuffle at least for the South languages.
This is the first big LCN...
Off-topic: Every time @kskies2 bro writes anything it is pure gold. Especially with regard to the meticulous punctuation (and the consistent usage of U.S., e.g., etc.).
On-topic: @Mithun62 bro, it is no use trying to compare American movie channels to ours. It is better to see what movie...
In 2011, Dish TV claimed to have 35 HD channels. SInce there were not more than 15 true HD channels at the time (mostly from Star), the majority were upscaled. All the upscaled HD channels were removed by the end of 2011. Another was Zee Café HD which was promoted in 2012 but launched only in 2015.
@Chezhiyan bro, please edit the thread title. In its current form:
Sun TV, Gemini TV, Surya TV, Udaya TV and Sun Bangla removed and replaced with info channels
It seems as though these five Sun network channels have been removed and info channels have been added in their place. Rather, it is...
Always found the HD channel LCN arrangement of Sun Direct to be strange. The South channels take up so much space (800–869), then all the Hindi, Marathi and Bangla HD channels are squeezed into 870–901.
Most likely this is a temporary move.
This is another reason why SPN desperately wants to find an Indian partner, whether Reliance/Network18 or someone else. Currently it is fully owned by the Sony Corporation and it might be trying to sell off loss-making subsidiaries.