India

British Indians tend to originate mainly from the two Indian States, Punjab and Gujarat. The language spoken by Indians are, Punjabi, Gujarati, Kutchi, Hindustani, Bengali, Tamil and Telugu.

AAJ TAK

Language: Hindi
Satellite: Astra 2 (28.2° East)

AAJ TAK is a 24-hour Hindi news television channel owned by TV Today Network. AAJ TAK loosely translates as “Till Today” or “Up to the Minute”. AAJ TAK initially began as a news bulletin on a public television station in India and turned to an independent channel after the carrier did not renew its contract.
In Europe, AAJ TAK is free-to-air, AAJ TAK has emerged as India’s number one news channel.

And within eleven months, it was awarded the best news channel by the India Television Academy.Two years on, it bagged the Indian Television academy’s award for being “The Best News Channel” again, and added the RAPA award for “Best Advertising Campaign”.

Beginning with an impressive connectivity of 5.2 million homes at the time of launch, AAJ TAK today boasts of a reach of over 30 million homes and a channel share of more than 55% among the news channels. Its unique style of passionate story telling and live coverage has become its hallmark.

Website: http://aajtak.intoday.in


 

Aastha TV

Language: Hindi/ Punjabi
Satellite: Astra 2 (28.2° East)

Aastha TV is a spiritual TV network in India. Established in 2000, it is owned by Aastha Broadcasting Network Ltd., which is listed at Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).
In 2005 the channel started the broadcast of Aastha International through UK affiliate as it had done previously in the USA and on Sky in the UK. By 2006 it was reaching 160 countries around the world.

Its programmes feature spiritual discourses, socio-cultural ceremonies and religious events, accompanied by meditation techniques and devotional music. The core of its programming relies on discovery of holy places of pilgrimage, education on traditional festivals and vedic science, such as yoga, ayurveda, astrology, crystal therapy and aromatherapy.

Website: http://www.aasthatv.com


 

ABP News

Language: Hindi
Satellite: Astra 2 (28.2° East)

ABP News Network Pvt Ltd, ANN is a well recognized name in the industry and is regarded as number one network in News Industry to provide quality News to the Television viewers about India to the world.

Coming from the stable of ANN, ABP News is a popular Hindi News Channel that has always been at the forefront of empowering its viewers through information, by exposing evils in the society with an objective of cautioning people and as a social crusade for a better society.

ABP News made its debut as STAR News in March 2004 and was rebranded to ABP News from 1st June 2012.The vision of this channel has always been “‘Aapko Rakhe Aagey’ -the promise of keeping each individual ahead and informed.

ABP News is best defined as a responsible channel with a fair and balanced approach that combines prompt reporting with insightful analysis of news and current affairs.The core value of ABP News is to present news from the viewer’s perspective, analyzing an issue and accordingly predicting its future results.

With prompt reporting, insightful analysis of current affairs, ABP News maintains the repute of being a people’s channel. Its cutting edge formats, state-of-the-art newsrooms commands attention of 48 million Indians weekly.

Lives streams are available from the ABP News site in Hindi, Bengali (ABP Ananda), Marathi (ABP MAJHA TV) and Gujararti (ABP Asmita).

Website: http://abpnewsnetwork.com


 

&TV

Language: Hindi
Satelite: Astra 2 (28.2° East)

&TV (And TV) is a Hindi language entertainment channel owned by Zee Entertainment Enterprises.
Staying true to the personification of the Ampersand, &TV signifies a conjunction of aspirations and rootedness which is synonymous with the spirit of New Age India.

Through their content offering, they bring together people and ideologies thus fostering cohesive viewing within Indian households.

They showcase a diverse and dynamic mix of relatable fiction, high voltage non-fiction, marquee events and blockbuster movies.

Website: www.andtv.com


 

COLORS

Language: Hindi
Satelite: Astra 2 (28.2° East)

Colors TVCOLORS is Viacom18’s flagship brand in the mass entertainment space. Known for its meaningful and differentiated content, COLORS is today synonymous with entertainment in India.

The channel celebrates the spirit of entertainment by bringing together a wide array of shows creating everlasting relationships with the discerning audiences in India and across the globe.

COLORS embodies everything that a typical Indian viewer would like in their entertainment bouquet.A combination of romance, comedy, drama, action, inspiration and aspiration led programming has made Colors a huge success amongst 35 million households in the country.

The channel has something for everyone and as the CEO maintains, ‘our content is evolving every day to keep up with the progressive mindsets of our viewers.

COLORS is Viacom18’s flagship brand in the entertainment space in India.A combination of emotions and variety, COLORS offers an entire spectrum of emotions to its viewers.From Fiction shows to Format shows to Reality shows to Blockbuster Movies – the basket contains all ‘Jasbaat Ke Rang’.‘

COLORS’ is dedicated to promoting Cohesive viewing, through programmes like Sasural Simar Ka, Balika Vadhu- Kacchi Umar Ke Pakke Rishtey, Udann, Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat, Swaragini, Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi, Code Red, Farah Ki Daawat, Comedy Nights With Kapil, India’s Got Talent, Khatron Ke Khiladi, The Anupam Kher Show – Kucch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai, 24, and Bigg Boss amongst others.

Website: www.colorstv.com


 

NDTV 24×7

Language: English
Satelite: Astra 2 (28.2° East)

NDTV 24×7 is a 24-hour English-language news and current affairs television channel based in New Delhi, India. According to BARC, the channel has the second-highest rating among all English news channel in India.

New Delhi Television is, and has been for more than a quarter century, a pioneer in India’s news television.
Founded in 1988 by Radhika Roy and Prannoy Roy, NDTV is today the most watched and the most credible and respected news and lifestyle network in India.

From the path-breaking “The World This Week” (nominated as one of India’s 5 best television programmes since Independence), the first private news on Doordarshan “The News Tonight”, producing India’s first 24-hour news channel “Star News” and the country’s first ever 2-in-1 channel Profit-Prime, NDTV has been at the forefront of every single news revolution.

Website: www.ndtv.com


 

PTC Punjabi

Language: Punjabi
Satelite: Astra 2 (28.2° East)

PTC is a popular Punjabi television network from India and is owned by PTC Network. It features general interest programming including news, dramas, comedies, music and talk shows.
PTC Punjabi commenced operations on 6 August 2008 and in a year, had become the most popular television network in Punjab.

PTC NETWORK beams all three channels on all DTH platforms in India as well as cable networks and on DISH NETWORK as well as SLING INTERNATIONAL in USA. The best of three channels is available as PTC PUNJABI CANADA on Bell, Telus, Rogers, Shaw in Canada and a separate dedicated European PTC PUNJABI is available free to air on satellite across Europe free-to-air.

Website: www.ptcnetwork.tv


 

Rishtey Europe

Rishtey EuropeFrom: India & UK
Language: Hindi
Satellite: Astra 2 (28.2° East)
Rishtey Europe is a Hindi general entertainment TV channel. The channel broadcasts re-runs of programming shown on its sister channel Colors.
Rishtey Europe offers a variety of series, reality shows and movies which brands can engage with and advertise around through traditional spot or channel sponsorship.

Rishtey TV Europe is home to content viewers will love including kids shows, top soaps, Bollywood movies, social awareness content and formatted shows including India’s Got Talent and Bigg Boss (Big Brother).

Rishtey Europe airs on Sky Channel 822, Virgin Channel 827, Freesat Channel 661 in the UK and other viewers can watch for free in most areas of Europe.

Website: http://europe.rishteytv.com


 

Rishtey Cineplex

Rishtey CineplexLanguage: Hindi
Satellite: Astra 2 (28.2° East)
Rishtey Cineplex is a Bollywood Hits Movies Hindi movies and South Indian Movies dubbed in Hindi channel by Viacom 18 Network.
It launched in Airtel digital TV on 29 March 2016.

Rishtey Cineplex showcases the best from Viacom18’s wide library of Hindi-language films as well as newly acquired movies from across genres including soulful dramas, heart-warming romance, adrenalin-packed action, rib-tickling comedy and much more.

Website: www.rishteycineplex.com


 

Sony SAB TV

Sony SAB TVLanguage: Hindi
Satellite: Astra 2 (28.2° East)

SAB TV is a part of the network of Television channels owned by Multi Screen Media. SAB TV is India’s only family comedy entertainment channel with a core brand promise of ‘Asli Mazaa SAB Ke Saath Aata Hai’.SAB with its impressive lineup of innovative programmes and light-hearted content ranging from daily family comedy to path breaking concepts like silent comedy shows is dedicated to promoting an enjoyable “family-viewing” experience.

Its programming mix includes Jo Biwi Se Kaare Pyaar, Baalveer, Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasmah, Chidiya Ghar, Jeannie aur Juju, Lapatagnj, FIR ,SAB Khelo SAB Jeeto, Wah Wah Kya Baat Hai and features classic films over the weekends.For its differentiated programming and healthy entertainment SAB TV has also won the Brand Leadership award in Media & Entertainment space.

Website: www.sabtv.com


 

Times Now

Language: English
Satellite: Astra 2 (28.2° East)

Times Now is a 24-hour English news channel in India. It is owned and operated by The Times Group.
Times Now has the highest viewer impressions among all English news channels in India.

TIMES NOW operate out of Mumbai, with presence in 15 other cities through their Bureaus and offices, complemented by the news gathering teams of The Times of India and The Economic Times.

Website: www.timesnow.tv


 

Zing

Country: India & UK
Language: English, Hindi, other
Satellite: Astra 2 (28.2° East)

Zing is an India-based satellite music television channel owned by Zee Entertainment Enterprises, which carries broadcasts in Hindi and other regional languages of India. As well as broadcasting in South Asia, it also reaches audiences in Europe.

It is promoted by the Essel Group. Zing was first launched in 1997 as Music Asia, relaunched as Zee Muzic in 2000, revamped in 2005 and finally repackaged as Zing in April 2009.

Zing features humour, animation, spoofs and celebrity lifestyle in addition to music. Zing also has Chillax Mornings – a non stop musical extravaganza for music lovers.

Website: www.zingtv.in

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