Chennai headquartered Mantaro Network which runs Tamil News channel ‘News J’ has got the nod from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) to launch and operate another News channel in the name of ‘News J2’. The Ministry granted the satellite TV license earlier this month to Mantaro Network.
The company got the nod from the Ministry on 17th December, 2020 to operate ‘News J2’ from Intelsat 17 on Tata Communications teleport services. The channel will be the second Tamil News channel from the network with the Ministry granting the license under ‘News’ category to Mantaro Network.
|Channel Name||Company||Category||Uplinking & Downlinking/ Uplinking Only/ Downlinking Only||Language||Date of Permission|
|NEWS J2||Mantaro Network Pvt Ltd.||NEWS||Uplink and Downlink||Tamil||2020-12-17|
In other news, the Ministry has cancelled three TV licenses held by Turner International India Private Limited post the shutdown of HBO, HBO HD, and WB. Separately, the Ministry has renamed the satellite TV license of Dharm Media Ventures Private Limited allowing the company to operate ‘V11’ channel on the license it owns.