• Welcome to DreamDTH Forums
    An online community for the television enthusiasts!
    Log in or Register

TV channels storm in Kerala

anilsk01

Contributor
Joined
25 Mar 2011
Messages
2,332
Reaction score
1,089
One of the most politically active state in the south, Kerala will see a sprit of news channels in the next six months, thanks to the rising per capita income.

At least eight new players have announced their intent to launch 24x7 news channels in the state; two are expected to go on air in the next one month while others are waiting for government approval.

Kerala, at present, has four exclusive news channels and at least four more news-cum-entertainment channels. Among the two players set to enter the market in the next few weeks are Reporter TV, led by M V Nikesh Kumar, who is reportedly backed by sundry investors; and a channel by the Mathrubhumi group that publishes several leading magazines and a daily by the same name. Owner also runs a news channel, along with a general entertainment channel, in a joint venture with Rupert Murdoch’s Star Network. The other big player is the Sun TV group, that runs Surya TV. “Most of the proposed news channels aimed at a launch around the elections but couldn’t get necessary approvals in time,” said Dr Muneer.

The total TV advertising in Kerala was around Rs 500 crore in 2010, half of what the largest southern broadcast market Tamil Nadu (Rs 1,000 crore) generates. Andhra Pradesh, with Rs 700 crore in TV ad revenues, is the second largest market in the south.
 
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
C Breaking "Sidharth TV" and "Sidharth Gold' Odia Channels Set To Launching On This May By Sidharth TV Network TV Channels News 0
CS Manisha Most of the channels are not working d2h (formerly Videocon d2h) 3
Deepu Darling DDF Exclusive B4U network channels added back by ADTV Airtel Digital TV 6
Deep.S Satellite Updates "4 Test Channels" started from GSAT-30 @83* east Insat & Gsat Updates 2
Ajith 100 DTH Updates Pay channels available in Malayalam DPO 1 Pack Excluding Sun network channels Sun Direct 2
S Demand for adding new channels on Sun Direct DTH Platform Sun Direct 1
R Breaking B4U Music, B4U Movies, B4U Kadak and B4U Bhojpuri channels now removed from ADTV Airtel Digital TV 7
R Good News New Channels added on Digiana Cable Madhya Pradesh Digital Cable TV 0
K Discussion Less number of channels for northern media d2h (formerly Videocon d2h) 0
Deep.S Sad News 9 Channels Removed by Dish TV Dish TV 1
Deep.S Good News 9 New Channels added on Dish TV Dish TV 12
Wasim Refaz Breaking New Channels added DD Free Dish 2
Detective Conan Breaking Discovery Channels would be removed from Hathway Bangalore DPO packages on 1st April Hathway Digital Cable TV 0
M Receiving FTA channels on Videocon d2h STB STB & Satellite TV Equipments 17
K Discussion Addition of Northern channels d2h HD 0
Ajith 100 Breaking Star Pravah HD, Star Maa Movies HD channels added Sun Direct HD 20
Bishnu15 DTH Updates The following channels will not be a part of FTA Packs w.e.f. 18th may 2021 Dish TV 1
V Tamil channels Sun Direct 0
Johny 2 new channels started from 76.5E Satellite Channels Updates 0
Deep.S DTH Updates d2h Testing 2 New Channels d2h (formerly Videocon d2h) 10
Deep.S DTH Updates Dish TV Testing 2 New Channels Dish TV 9
G Good News New Channels Added Digital Cable TV 0
SarfaRaZ DTH Updates {Delayed}5 Channels Launching on Tatasky w.e.f 8th March 2021 Tata Sky 17
S Discussion What are the upcoming tamil channels in Dish/D2H? General DTH News & Discussions 0
Deepu Darling DDF Exclusive 8 channels will be removed Airtel Digital TV 8

Similar threads

Top Bottom
AdBlock Detected

We get it, advertisements are annoying!

Sure, ad-blocking software does a great job at blocking ads, but it also blocks useful features of our website. For the best site experience please disable your AdBlocker.

I've Disabled AdBlock