While DD National has been promoting its rebranding for a few days now, Star Bharat’s rebranding is a sudden one with little announcement.
Vijay Music TV license makes way for Vijay Takkar as per MIB’s permitted satellite TV channels database.
Most consumers know that Star has been a part of Disney since 2019. However, the fact that pre-acquisition brands such as Hungama and UTV were sister properties of Star was not so well known until this rebrand.
All new D2H connections taken between March 25, 2022, and May 29, 2022, are eligible for the offer.
Star India will broadcast all 380 EPL fixtures across its linear channels as well as its streaming service Disney+ Hotstar through the 2024-25 season.
This also means that existing 11 Star channels which were going to shut down will continue for the time being.
Disney-Star’s new channels are largely in regional languages in the sports and movie genres, as well as a number of kids’ channels. On the other hand, a number of English channels and many of Disney’s channels before its acquisition of Star will go off air.