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Sun TV Network launched new entertainment channel Surya Comedy

The Indian media conglomerate with the 33 channels, Sun TV Network launched a new comedy channel called Surya Comedy. The new channel has a very clear objective that shows in its tagline: Only comedy no boredom The Network already has numerous comedy channel such as Adithya TV or Gemini Comedy. Now the company launches its [...]

Sun TV partners with Jetpack Distribution to bring YOKO in India and Sri Lanka

Sun TV, the Tamil satellite television station has acquired the pay-TV rights for India and Sri Lanka. The channel is bringing the YOKO, the pre-school childrens animated series across the above-mentioned regions. The kids series consists of 52 episodes lasting for 12 minutes each. It is co-produced by Russias Wizart and Spanish toon studios Somuga [...]

Sun TV Q2 net profit rises 41.4%

Sun TV Network has reported a consolidated net profit of INR2.18 billion during the second quarter of FY16, up 41.4% from INR1.55 billion last year. Kalanithi Maran-owned South Indian broadcast major, Sun TV, saw an upsurge in subscription revenue by over 10% in the second quarter of the financial year. Revenue from DTH grew 7.5%, [...]

Sun TV signs content deal with VOD player HOOQ

Sun TV and HOOQ, the video-on-demand service have signed a content agreement. The multi-year deal will see several regional movies and TV shows hopping on the VOD platform. HOOQ, which is a joint venture between Singtel, Sony Group and Warner Brothers, was launched in India earlier this year. The app claims to have over 30,000 [...]

Sun TV case: MIB asks for detailed report from Home Ministry

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has sought a detailed report on the Sun TV case from Ministry of Home Affairs. Sun TV was recently denied security clearance by the MHA due to cases against the networks promoters. Lack of security clearance could lead to Sun TV losing licence to broadcast its 33 TV channels. [...]

Sun TV shares fall as PMO backs Home Ministrys decision

Sun TV saw a steep fall in its share prices after Prime Ministers Office said that it has found more merit in Home Ministrys decision to deny security clearance to the network. The companys shares were at INR322.50 on Bombay Stock Exchange, registering a decline of 3.24%. Ministry of Home Affairs recently denied security clearance [...]

Sun TV expects to raise its subscription revenue by INR 15-20 bn in FY 2015

Sun TV anticipates to augment its revenue from cable subscription to hit INR 15-20 billion after the completion of digitisation across the country. Sun TV anticipates raising its revenue from subscription to INR 480-500 million quarter-on-quarter in the FY 2015. It also expects to enhance its revenue from international subscription by 10% in FY15. Sun [...]

Sun TV signs VOD deals with iTunes & YouTube

Indian broadcaster, Sun TV Network, has signed deals with Googles YouTube and Apples iTunes to offer its proprietary content on a pay per view basis globally. The Chennal-based company has also struck another content deal with Mumbai-based Purple IFE for in-flight entertainment by licensing its Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Telugu programmes on international airlines such [...]

India´s Sun TV signs PayTV distribution deal with Arasu cable

Indian origin Sun TV Network, which broadcasts more than 35 channels in 27 countries has announced its tie-up with Arasu Cable TV, a state-owned cable TV network .This tie-up will ensure the availability of entire list of Suns channels in Arasu Cables distribution system as declared by the Madras high court. Financial details of this [...]