He also said that the four licenses that the company received recently were the ones that it had applied for way back in the past and had got these after almost three years. “However, having these licenses, now, with us shall not necessarily mean a launch; we will have to explore how to go about it.
On one side, ZEEL is actively exploring South India with three new channels launched in last 30 days - Zee Kannada HD, Zee Keralam, Zee Keralam HD and talks are going on for Zee Kannada Cinema and Zee Tamil Cinema and the on the other side ZMCL wants to be happy without touching South India. Also, not every market ZMCL has explored till date have been served by ZEEL. Essel Group's strategy is kinda weird.
Dishtv is also part of the same Parent but when it comes to adding Zee channels Tatasky or Airtel adds them first and not dish.
though under same group CEO's are different and working style is totally independent