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Sun TV Network Limited

  • 33 channels
  • Four Indian languages
  • 95 million households in India
  • 45 FM radio stations across India
  • Consolidated total income of Rs 4,009.65 crore (US$ 573.71 million) in FY19 and Rs 2,961.94 crore (US$ 423.80 million) in 9MFY20

Sun TV Network Limited is engaged in providing broadcasting services. The company operates through media and entertainment segment. Its geographical segments include India and others. It is engaged in producing and broadcasting satellite television and radio software programming in the regional languages of South India. It operates television channels in approximately four South Indian languages to viewers in India and to viewers in Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia, the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East, the United States, Australia, South Africa and Canada. It operates Sun TV channel. Its other satellite channels are Surya TV, Gemini TV and Udaya TV. It is also into the business of frequency modulation (FM) radio broadcasting at Chennai, Coimbatore and Tirunelveli. It also has the license to operate an Indian Premier League franchise, Sun Risers Hyderabad. It has presence across various genres such as general entertainment, movies, music, news, kids, action and life.

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Sun TV Network Limited

2019 Sun TV Network Limited launched Bengali general entertainment channel
2017 Sun TV Network launches new comedy channel. Sun TV Network launches new digital content platform Sun NXT.
2012 Sun TV launches four ad free action movie channels on January 04, 2012. Sun TV Network wins Hyderabad Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise.
2007 Company name has been changed from Sun TV Ltd to Sun TV Network Ltd.
2006 Sun TV Ltd has announced the launching of three more FM radio stations under the brand "S FM" from November 06, 2006 through its subsidiaries Kal Radio Ltd and South Asia FM Ltd.
2000 The name company was changed to Sun TV Limited by a special resolution of the members passed at an extraordinary general meeting held on March 23, 2000.
1993 Sun TV channel commences broadcasts on a four and a half hour per day, time sharing basis.
1985 Company was incorporated as Sumangali Publications Private Limited on December 18, 1985.


Updated: April, 2019

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