MIB grants permission to 2 Non-News TV channels and cancels 04 News & 09 Non-News TV channels in January 2022

Total number of private satellite channels in India falls below 900 mark as MIB cancels 13 TV channels license in January 2022.

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The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) last month issued permission to 2 Non-News TV channels and cancelled/surrendered 4 News & 9 Non-News and Current Affairs TV channels during the month, as per the monthly summary for Cabinet submitted by the Ministry.

As a result of the significant activities in channel licensing by the Ministry last month, the total number of private satellite TV channels for uplinking and downlinking in India as of 31st January 2022 stood at 896.

In December 2021, the Ministry had issued permission to 4 Non-News TV channels and cancelled the permission of 2 News & 1 Non-News and Current Affairs TV channel during the month. The total number of private satellite TV channels for uplinking and downlinking in India as of 31st December 2021 stood at 907.

In November 2021, the Ministry had issued permission to 2 News and Current Affairs TV channels and cancelled the permission of 2 News & 3 Non-News and Current Affairs TV channels during the month. The total number of private satellite TV channels for uplinking and downlinking in India as of 30th November 2021 stood at 906.

In October 2021, the Ministry had issued permission to 1 News and Current Affairs TV channel & 2 Non-News and Current Affairs TV channels and cancelled the permission of 1 News & 2 Non-News and Current Affairs TV channels during the month. The total number of private satellite TV channels for uplinking and downlinking in India as of 31st October 2021 stood at 909.

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Which r the chs who have got licence or surrendered licence last month?

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Which r the chs who have got licence or surrendered licence last month?

Bhai BroadcastSeva is currently down for up-gradation so no names. Just numbers offered by the Ministry for the time being until BroadcastSeva is relaunched by MIB.

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