Top 10 Media and Broadcasting Companies in India 2015
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8. TV Today Network
TV Today Networks (TVTN) Ltd is one of the leading English and Hindi news television networks.
It was incorporated on December 28, 1999. They were the first Indian broadcasters to uplink from India, a 24 hour Hindi news channel. It is largely owned by Living Media Inc(more than 51% stake), which also publishes one of India’s top weeklies, India Today. It consists of popular news channels such as Aaj Tak(Hindi,launched 2000), Headlines Today(English,launched 2003), Tez(Hindi), Business Today(English) and Dilli Aaj Tak(Hindi launched 2006, specifically catering to Delhi viewers). Aaj Tak has been the recipient of the Indian Television Academy Awards for Best News Channel for record 12 years in a row.
The company also has radio operations called Oye 104.8 FM. It is a woman-centric channel broadcasted in Delhi, Kolkata, Amritsar, Mumbai, Jodhpur, Patiala and Shimla.
While the TVTN’s broadcasting segment reported 23.3 percent growth operating revenue growth from 374.06 crores in fy14 to 461.08 crores in FY15, TVTN’s FM Broadcasting segmented reported 0.6 percent growth in operating revenue from Rs.15.38 crore in FY14 to Rs.15.48 crore in FY15.