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November 2019

TV LICENSES: 15 NEW & 21 CANCELLED



MIB has granted 15 new TV channel licences in the past 6 months. However, it has also revoked 21 TV channel licences in the past 5 months including.

There are now 908 valid TV channel licenses, besides the 280 TV channel licenses cancelled till date.


There Are 908 Valid TV Channel Licenses


NEW LICENSES

STAR

Star India received a new license for Star Sports 1 Malyalam. It also swapped its MoviesOK license for another to operate Star Gold 2. Star India's subsidiary Asianet Star Communications received a new license to launch 'Vijay Music'.



NEWS NATION

News Nation Network received 3 licences: News State Bihar/Jharkhand, News State Maharashtra/Goa & News State Rajasthan.





UTKRISHT NEWS

Dharampal Satyapal Ltd received licenses to launch Utkrisht News Samachar Plus Rajasthan & Utkrisht News Samachar Plus Uttar Pradesh/Uttrakhand.



B4U

B4U Television Network received 2 licences to launch B4U Hitz and B4U Plus. Incidentally, the company had earlier surrendered 2 licences under the same name.


METRONATION

Metronation Chennai Television got a licence for 'Malar TV'. The company also holds another licence for 'Thanthi TV'.


LICENSES CANCELLED

Mahuaa Media's 5 licences have been revoked. VIL Media surrendered its licence for 'V6 Ent'.Ishwar Bhajan (Ishwar Media), Love World (Love India Entertainment), and TV 100 National (Avanti Media) received licences in October but all 3 surrendered their licenses, as they had already cancelled their plans to launch these channels.


ZEE

Zee Media Corporation surrendered 4 licences.

ZEEL's licence for 'Living Zen' has also been rescinded.


SHOP CJ NETWORK

Shop CJ Network merged with HomeShop18 & has given up 2 licences. n