ETV MPCGBusiness — Media / news / publishing
|About||*ETV Network, bouquet of 12 regional channels are source of rich infotainment to audiences in the language of their choice: ETV Telugu, ETV2, ETV Bangla, ETV Marathi, ETV Kannada, ETV Odia, ETV Gujarati, ETV Urdu, ETV Uttar Pradesh, ETV Rajasthan, ETV Bih|
ETV Network (Telugu: ఈటీవీ నెట్వర్క్) is one of the largest networks of satellite television channels in India and is owned by Network 18. It was formerly owned by Ramoji Group. Based at Hyderabad, this network runs a group of 12 regional language news and entertainment channels.
When the satellite TV revolution broke out in India during the late 1990s, the Telugu daily newspaper Eenadu started with its own channel called ETV. Initially launching a Telugu channel the network has later diversified into other Indian languages such as Bengali, Urdu, Kannada, Gujarati, Oriya and Marathi. With 12 channels in regional languages of India, ETV has the largest news-reporting network in India, at the grassroot level. Managed by Newstoday Private Limited, the channels give news in between entertainment programs. 4 Hindi channels for Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Rajasthan, and regional entertainment channels in Telugu, Kannada, Bengali, Oriya, Marathi, Urdu, Gujarati - and a 24-hours news channel in Telugu constitute the bunch of ETV Channels.On January 2012 it was announced that ETV will be bought by Reliance Industries Limited and TV 18 group of India
From November 2012, "Global India", a weekly 30-minute magazine style show by BBC Hindi, started to air on five channels (ETV Bihar/Jharkhand, ETV Uttar Pradesh/Uttrakhand, ETV Rajasthan, ETV Madhya Pradesh /Chhattisgarh and ETV Urdu) of the ETV network. The lead presenter of the show is Rupa Jha, a senior journalist with the BBC Hindi.
ETV Telugu is now available in Singapore on IPTV Singtel mio TV Channel 672