Top 10 Media and Broadcasting Companies in India 2015
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2. Sun TV Network
SunTV Network Limited is India’s second largest television network and has 20 popular TV channels, 41 FM Radio Stations, 2 Daily Newspapers and 4 Magazines in several Indian languages.
It was incorporated in 1985. It originally began as a Tamil channel network and later expanded to other south Indian languages- Malayalam,Telugu and Kannada. The popular channels offered from the company include are SunTV, KTV, Gemini News, Gemini Music, Gemini Cable Vision, Sun Music, Sun News, SuryaTV, GeminiTV, Teja News, UdayaTV, Udaya Movies, Udaya News, etc.
Sun TV Network also owns its own earth station, beaming programs directly to the satellite. The network is available to countries such as Australia, Europe and USA, Asia, South Africa. The company also won Indian Television Academy award for the best Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada TV Channel for the year 2001. It has channels specific to fields such as movies, news, music, comedy,etc. along with general entertainment channels.
The company has started its radio operations in the year 2003 and it holds licenses for 45 FM Radio Stations across India. Sun TV Network Ltd through its subsidiary - South Asia FM Ltd (SAFL) had entered into a joint venture with Red FM to strengthen its FM Radio broadcasting business in the East, West and North Indian markets.