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India licenses 60 new channels

















India’s broadcasting regulator has licensed a total of 60 new digital channels during 2015, its highest total for three years.

India’s Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, along with the country’s Ministry of Home Affairs, issued permits for 53 satellite uplink permits (and thus enabling the channels to get their signals up onto satellites which cover the country) and seven other licences for incoming satellite channels.

These extra licences now bring India’s total to some 847 channels which are licensed, of which an amazing 52 per cent are news channels (many of a regional nature).

Cable operators carry 676 channels, the vast majority of which they take from satellite feeds.
















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