Star India has won the distribution rights to handle TV Today Network channels in India.
The channels, which compromise of Aaj Tak, Tez and India Today TV, moved from Sony Pictures Networks India distribution to Star India. The change comes into effect as of 1st November 2018.
Star India has unable to have direct presence in the news broadcasting sector due to strict foreign ownership rules, so this will now give viewers access to news channels in Star India’s distribution bouquet.
A public notice by TV Today Network said, “We wish to inform you that effective November 1, 2018 (“Effective date”), we have appointed Star as our agent/distributor for distributing at standard definition television channels namely India Today Television, Tez, Aaj Tak and also the to be launch high definition television channel namely Aaj Tak HD (TVTN Channels) to Cable, Headend in the Sky (HITS), direct to home (DTH) and Internet protocol television (IPTV) distribution platforms in India.”
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