Mantaro Network gets MIB nod to launch ‘News J2’

Posted in:

Chennai headquartered Mantaro Network which runs Tamil News channel ‘News J’ has got the nod from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) to launch and operate another News channel in the name of ‘News J2’. The Ministry granted the satellite TV license earlier this month to Mantaro Network.

The company got the nod from the Ministry on 17th December, 2020 to operate ‘News J2’ from Intelsat 17 on Tata Communications teleport services. The channel will be the second Tamil News channel from the network with the Ministry granting the license under ‘News’ category to Mantaro Network.

Channel NameCompanyCategoryUplinking & Downlinking/ Uplinking Only/ Downlinking OnlyLanguageDate of Permission
NEWS J2Mantaro Network Pvt Ltd.NEWSUplink and Downlink

In other news, the Ministry has cancelled three TV licenses held by Turner International India Private Limited post the shutdown of HBO, HBO HD, and WB. Separately, the Ministry has renamed the satellite TV license of Dharm Media Ventures Private Limited allowing the company to operate ‘V11’ channel on the license it owns. 

DreamDTH is the source for breaking news and exclusive updates in DTH and Television industry! For the latest news and updates, follow us on Twitter, Google News, Telegram and Facebook. For the latest videos updates, subscribe to our YouTube channel.

Avatar of Basil Kannagi Arasu
Basil Kannagi Arasu


Basil currently works as the Editor-in-chief at DreamDTH. He likes to write and cover the latest happenings in the Media and Entertainment Industry in India. You can always find him browsing his phone.

Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Visit our forums

Join the discussions with thousands of active members who share the same interests as you and learn something new...