Top 10 Media and Broadcasting Companies in India 2015
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9. TV18 Broadcast Ltd
IBN18 Broadcast Ltd is an Indian based company, into the business of broadcasting, telecasting, relaying and transmitting general news programs.
It was incorporated in 2005 as Global Broadcast News Pvt Ltd .The Company also operates 24-hour news channel CNN IBN and IBN 7. The major operation of the company is in media and entertainment industry.
The company also owns an internet news portal, www.ibnlive.com. The news, as well as videos are available on the website and also provide news alerts through SMS,etc. The ibnkhabar.com is the Hindi online platform for IBN7 and plays similar role as ibnlive.com.
The company bought shares of Web18 in 2008, constituting about 15% of the paid-up capital of Web18. The company also entered into Hindi news space by acquiring stake in Channel 7.It also forayed into regional news channels through JV’s with Lokmat Group for IBN Lokmat. They also have Joint venture agreements with Viacom18 Media Pvt Ltd, Jagran TV Pvt Ltd and BK Fincap Pvt Ltd for diversifying into entertainment space.