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Thanthi TV

Thanthi TV
Thanthi TV
Launched 13 November 2012 (2012-11-13)
Owned by Thanthi Group
Picture format 576i (SD)
Country India
Language Tamil
Broadcast area India
Headquarters Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Formerly called NDTV Hindu
Website ThanthiTV.com
Availability
Satellite
TATA Sky
(India)
Channel 723 (SD)
Dish TV
(India)
Channel 931 (SD)
Videocon d2h
(India)
Channel 816 (SD)
Airtel digital TV
(India)
Channel 497 (SD)
Reliance Digital TV
(India)
Channel 824 (SD)
Sun Direct
(India)
Channel 133 (SD)
Cable
ABNXcess
(Malaysia)
Channel 554 (SD)
IPTV
Mio TV
(Singapore)
Channel 640 (SD) (Coming soon on January 2014)
eVision
(UAE)
Channel 762 (SD)

Thanthi TV (Tamil: தந்தி டிவி) is a 24-hour Tamil news satellite television channel based in Chennai, India. It is owned by Dina Thanthi group.

History

NDTV Hindu was launched on 16 May 2009 which was owned by NDTV (51%) and The Hindu Group (49%).[1] It was started as Chennai city-specific English news and entertainment channel and broadcast only in Chennai.

After Dina Thanthi group took over NDTV Hindu, they rebranded the channel as Thanthi TV.[2][3] Initially it was a Chennai city specific channel but after the acquisition process was completed, it was rebranded and relaunched on 13 November 2012 as 24-hour Tamil news channel which serves and broadcasts to Tamil Nadu, India.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Front Page : NDTV HINDU to go on air today". The Hindu. 2009-05-16. Retrieved 2013-05-16. 
  2. ^ "Dina Thanthi group buys NDTV Hindu, The name is changed to " THANTHI TV " NEWS and entertainment channel,owened by DAILY THANTHI GROUP.". The Financial Express. Oct 8, 2011. 
  3. ^ "NDTV Hindu sold to Dina Thanthi". Afaqs.com. 2011-10-10. Retrieved 2013-05-16. 
  4. ^ http://tvnews4u.com/article/16/2/rajeev-nambiar-thanthi-tv-to-roll-out-on-nov-13#.UzXaH4U63DM

External links

  • Official Website (Tamil)
  • Thanthi TV on YouTube
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