Tag Archives: Star India

Star India closes three English speaking action channels

Star India has announced the interruption of FX, FX HD and Star Movies Action channel starting in June. FX is an English-speaking action packed channel where action movies was broadcasted, the channel was launched in 2012 and its HD variant in 2014. It was supposed to be a direct threat to Sony Pictures Network. Star [...]

Star India hand over seven sport channels to the MIB

Star India surrender seven local sports channel licences received in 2015. The firm is not the only one to do so and was followed by Aries Telecasting, Lamahas Entertainment and GA. The seven surrendered licenses were Star Sports Bengali, Star Sports Malayalam, Star Sports Malayalam HD, Star Sports Tamil, Star Sports Tamil HD, Star Sports [...]

Star India to launch local version of Turkish drama

Star India, the Indian media and entertainment company, is readying the introduction of the famous Turkish drama, Fatmagul. It is one of the most successful Turkish drama series, produced by Ay Yapim and based on a novel by Vedat Turkali. The adapted version will be entitled, Amala and will be premiered on April 3 on [...]

Star Gold Select HD all set for launch today

Star Gold Select HD, the premium Hindi movie channel from Star India, is being launched today, March 6. The fourth Hindi movies channel from Star will be offering meaningful stories which will be customized from Indian cinema for a targeted audience. The launching day will see the channel accessible on direct-to-home (DTH) platform Tata Sky [...]

Star to launch HD version of Star Suvarna

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has issued three TV channel licenses in the month of January and the subsidiary of Star India, Asianet Communications, has received its approval for the launch of Star Suvarna HD, the high definition version of Kannada General entertainment channel. The particular channel was previously known as Suvarna and [...]

Hotstar Online Video partners with Elemental

Hotstar, the OTT platform of Star India, has partnered with Elemental Live. Being a GPU-accelerated, enterprise-class video processing system that provides content distributors with video and audio encoding for live streaming to new media platforms, Elemental Live will ensure a premium viewing experience on both mobile networks and WiFi internet connections for its growing subscriber [...]

Star India uprades offer and Maa TV renamed as Star Maa

  After acquiring Maa TV, Star India has brought the Telugu general entertainment channel to another level. Maa TV has been rebranded as Star Maa with a new logo, brand tagline and channel pneumonic theme track. Kevin Vaz, the CEO of Star India CEO for South Region, said: Star Indias acquisition of Maa was a [...]

Hotstar’s revenue grows despite investments’ loss

Hotstar, the over-the-top (OTT) platform of Star India, has found to be incurring revenue gains amid great losses incurred by investments being made in the first year of operations. It has been reported that the company running Hotstar, Novi Digital Entertainment, has incurred an EBITDA loss of 3.7 billion INR (53.7 million USD) in FY16. [...]