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Biz Asia Industry Whispers

Issue 113This popular free channel is in negotiations to join an existing bouquet of channels.Disclaimer: 'Media 247.co.uk will be unable to respond to inquiries...

Channel Punjab wins repreive for a “few days”

ce has confirmed it will stay on whilst the broadcaster talks to potential investors.Channel Punjab had been running an on-screen scroll for the last...

Punit Goenka replaces Guha as ZEEL CEO

The news has been doing the rounds for several weeks...its now become official that Pradeep Guha has quit as CEO of ZEE Entertainment Enterprises...

Asian channels reshuffle on Sky Digital

As expected, the Asian channels have reshuffled on Sky Digital today.The reshuffle, which means new channel numbers, affects majority of the Asian channels.Below is...

EXCLUSIVE: Channel Punjab to go off-air

UPDATED: The future of Channel Punjab looks very much uncertain as the niche marketed channel is to go off-air next week.BizAsia.co.uk understands that Channel...

Biz Asia Industry Whispers

Issue 112A programming head at this popular Asian radio station has expressed his desire to leave.Updated: 02/07/08Disclaimer: 'Media 247.co.uk will be unable to respond...

DM Digital to beam channels from Pakistan

DM Digital is launching 3-4 channels from Pakistan within the next six months. They will all be beamed into UK and Europe via the...

EXCLUSIVE: Aap TV to replace DM News Plus

DM Digital Network has confirmed to BizAsia.co.uk that it has sold one of its EPG slots to Aap TV, formely known as Aapna Channel.Aapna...

Henna magazine to launch this summer

A new British Asian glossy magazine is set to be launched this summer by MeMedia.Henna magazine will focus primarily on high-fashion and exclusive lifestyle,...

Sonia Deol back on BBC Asian Network

Sonia Deol has made a temporary return to presenting on BBC Asian Network.Earlier this year the well known personality left the station's breakfast show.Sonia...

SAB TV to reposition to a comedy channel

Sony Entertainment Network's youth orientated channel SAB TV is reverting back to being a comedy channel, come Monday 30th June.The channel, which launched in...

ARY OneWorld News launches website

The long awaited website of ARY OneWorld News has launched today.Although the website is a beta version, a channel spokesperson said, "the full version...

Marketing Manager quits STAR TV UK c

Marketing Manager Ajay Ochani has quit STAR TV UK, BizAsia.co.uk can confirm.The 30-something year old spent his last day in office today. He was...

ZEE Radio signs up film critic Taran Adarsh

Leading film critic and journalist Taran Adarsh has exclusively been signed by London�۪s only Bollywood centric radio station ZEE Radio. The deal means, Adarsh...

Geo channels set to encrypt on Sky Digital

Geo channels set to encrypt on SkyPakistani broadcaster Geo TV has confirmed it will be encrypting all three of its channels later this month.Geo...

Aastha TV drops encryption; turns free

Indian religious and spiritual channel Aastha TV has confirmed to BizAsia.co.uk that it has switched off its encryption to become a free service in...

Geo UK acquires Asia Cup in Urdu commentary

Pakistani broadcaster Geo UK has confirmed to BizAsia.co.uk that it has acquired Urdu commentary rights of the Asia Cup cricket, which starts later this...

Setanta Sports scoops for more Asian cricket

Setanta Sports has acquired the rights to show the Asia Cup cricket tournament which runs from 24th June to 6th July.The tournament features the...

Biz Exec: INX Media’s Indrani Mukerjea

Biz Exec: Edition 15This feature on BizAsia.co.uk brings you a special series of interviews with UK and India media professionals.Our Biz Exec this week...

ZEE Next to launch in UK “within days”

ZEE Network's second general Hindi entertainment channel, ZEE Next, is planning to launch on Sky Digital in the UK "within days".Since last weekend, ZEE...