Kalaignar TV is the latest member to join over more than 40 unique and world-class channels only available on StarHub Entertainment. With this new addition, StarHub will house 22 top-tiered Indian channels offering the best selection of Indian Entertainment in Singapore.
Indian Entertainment Pass customers are in for a treat – the popular Tamil general entertainment channel promises an eclectic mix of fiction and non-fiction programmes and will be available from 31st July 2019, at no additional cost.
Tamil Nadu’s state-run cable operator Arasu Cable has revised down its subscription rates, with effect from 10 August. Under the new subscription rate, package of 190 channels will be available for Rs 154.
“Based on requests from the people, the cable television tariff for Tamil Nadu [except Vellore] under Arasu Cable has been fixed at Rs 130, plus GST,” Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said.
The UK-based London Tamil Media Ltd., has opened a new studio for IBC Tamil and CineUlagam.com in Chennai in India. Already a production devision called Muthtthamil Maalai produced shows for IBC Tamil TV, but recently IBC Tamil got licence from Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIP) in India to operate the channel in India. The channel has not launched yet in India, but if they decide to launch as granted in non-news category, IBC Tamil TV will be the first Tamil TV channel from Europe, which is going to telecast in India.
Earlier we have only seen India-based Tamil channels like Sun TV, Star Vijay etc. expanding to Europe, and other parts of the world while overseas Tamil channels from e.g. Canada and Europe only had production studios in India.
Animal Planet,India’s number 1 wildlife channel that immerses viewers in entire spectrum of life in the animal kingdom with high quality content, willkickstart 20th anniversary celebrations in India on July 15, 2019. As a part of the celebrations, the channel will adopt a new Animal Planet mark incorporating a fresh and distinctive image of a leaping elephant. The new identity aims to keep the childhood joy and wonder of animals alive by bringing people up close to animals in every way with content that explores undeniable bond forged between animals and humans. Further, Animal Planet aims to galvanize people power to promote animal conservation in a big way. The channel will launch multiple initiatives through the year to achieve this objective.