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STAR India, formerly Star India
India
Private Limited, is one of India’s largest media conglomerates,[1] a fully owned subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.[2] It is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The network reaches approximately 720 million viewers a month across India and more than 100 countries.[3] Star India
India
generates more than 30,000 hours of content every year and broadcasts 60+ channels.[4] Star India
India
is home to Star Plus, one of India's top Hindi
Hindi
General Entertainment
Entertainment
Channels. The network also owns a number of popular channels like Star Bharat, Star Gold, Channel V, Star World, Star Movies, Star Utsav, and Movies OK.[5] The company’s sports portfolio, Star Sports, consists of 12 channels across Hindi, English,Telugu and Tamil.[6] The company has a major presence in sports, most notably for their Rs 16,347.5 crore purchase of IPL media rights for 2018-2022.[7]

Contents

1 History

1.1 Founding 1.2 1990s and Early 2000s 1.3 Regional Expansion 1.4 Restructuring 1.5 Indian Premiere League and Hotstar

2 Acquisition by The Walt Disney Company 3 Business results 4 Star India
India
Digital Online App 5 National Sports Network in India 6 Broadcasting
Broadcasting
Rights 7 See also 8 References 9 Further reading 10 External links

History[edit] Founding[edit] Star TV was a joint venture between Hutchison Whampoa
Hutchison Whampoa
and Li Ka-Shing and was established to launch such a service. Li Ka-Shing's son, Richard, was CEO. It was launched in 1991.[8] 1990s and Early 2000s[edit] In early 90s, Star India
India
included Star Plus
Star Plus
(then an English-language entertainment channel), Prime Sports (later became Star Sports), MTV (through a tie up with Viacom), Star Movies
Star Movies
and Zee TV (belonging to Subhash Chandra).[8][9] In 1993, Rupert Murdoch
Rupert Murdoch
bought a 64 percent stake in Star TV for $525 million. Star was originally broadcasting content from Rupert Murdoch's Fox Broadcasting
Broadcasting
and thus a synergy was envisioned. In 1993 News Corporation
News Corporation
purchased 63.6% of STAR for over $500 million, followed by the purchase of the remaining 36.4% on 1 January 1993.[10][11] Murdoch declared that:[12]

"(telecommunications) have proved an unambiguous threat to totalitarian regimes everywhere ... satellite broadcasting makes it possible for information-hungry residents of many closed societies to bypass state-controlled television channels"

Between 1994 and 1998, Star TV launched Star Movies, Channel V
Channel V
and Star News with a limited Hindi
Hindi
offering. In 1991, Star India
India
launched Star Plus
Star Plus
as the first step towards leadership in the Hindi
Hindi
speaking market.[13][14][15] Peter Mukerjea was the chief executive officer of star india(1997-2007) Star India
India
also launched India’s first dedicated news channel in 1998, STAR News, an up-to-date, 24-hour news with a global focus. In September 2003, 21st Century Fox
21st Century Fox
entered into a joint venture for Star News and other regional language news channels with the Anand Bazar Patrika Group in September 2003. The company subsequently exited from this joint venture with the ABP Group in 2012.[16] Regional Expansion[edit] In 2002, Star India
India
and its affiliate company acquired Vijay TV to extend its reach beyond Hindi
Hindi
speaking markets.[17] In 2004 Star India launched its second Hindi
Hindi
channel, Star One.[18] In 2008, Star launched Star Jalsha and Star Pravah as a first step to enter the local language market.[19][20] In 2009, Star India
India
acquired Asianet Communications Limited, a media conglomerate headquartered in Trivandrum, India, a market leader in Malayalam
Malayalam
language TV content with a wide reach across 60 countries. This acquisition was the first major step for Star India
India
to become a Pan-Indian broadcaster.[21] Restructuring[edit] In August 2009, the Star Group restructured its Asian broadcast businesses into three units – Star India, Star, and Fox International Channels Asia.[22][23][24] In 2009, Star affiliate and CJ Group
CJ Group
of South Korea
South Korea
launched CJ Alive (later known as ShopCJ), an Indian television shopping channel.[25] It was a 24/7 shopping channel which used STAR Utsav for hosting the television marketing programs in six-hour slots in its initial stage of launch. Star affiliate exited the joint venture in May 2014.[26][27] In 2009, 21st Century Fox
21st Century Fox
launched a film production and distribution business in India
India
through Fox Star Studios
Fox Star Studios
India, an affiliate of Star India.[28] In 2011, STAR India
India
entered into High Definition broadcasting with the launch of the HD versions of its channels, including Star Plus
Star Plus
HD, Star Movies
Star Movies
HD, Star World HD, Star Gold
Star Gold
HD and National Geographic Channel India
India
HD.[29][30] Indian Premiere League and Hotstar[edit] In 2012, Star India
India
acquired the BCCI Rights for India
India
cricket for the period 2012 through 2018. ESPN was renamed Star Sports
Star Sports
4, STAR Cricket was renamed Star Sports
Star Sports
3, Star Sports
Star Sports
was renamed to Star Sports
Star Sports
1 and Star Sports
Star Sports
2 kept its name. STAR Cricket
STAR Cricket
HD and ESPN HD were renamed to Star Sports
Star Sports
HD1 and Star Sports
Star Sports
HD2 respectively.[31][32][33][34][35] In 2015, Star India
India
forayed into the video-on-demand segment with the launch of Hotstar, India’s first curated content Over-The-Top platform.[36][37][38][39][40] In 2015, Star India
India
expanded its Pan- India
India
portfolio by acquiring the broadcasting business of MAA TV, a leading Telugu TV channel network based in Hyderabad, to enter the Telugu language
Telugu language
market.[41][42] Acquisition by The Walt Disney Company[edit] On 14 December 2017, The Walt Disney Company
The Walt Disney Company
announced it will be acquiring 21st Century Fox's Entertainment
Entertainment
Division for $52.4 billion. Since Star India
India
is currently owned by Fox it will automatically be one of the assets acquired by Disney. Business results[edit] In August 2012, Business Line of The Hindu
The Hindu
group reported that Star CJ Alive is claiming a average sales of products worth Rs. 9.5 million on week days and Rs. 12 million on weekends.[43] Approximately 65% of the sales come from electronics segment while household segment stands second in the race. In December 2012, some sections of the media reported that Rupert Murdoch
Rupert Murdoch
run News Corp
News Corp
may exit Star CJ by selling its entire stake to Providence Equity Partners.[44] This share transfer reportedly ran into trouble when the Department of Revenue discovered that funds from other jurisdictions were being channelised to exploit Indo Mauritius double taxation avoidance agreement.[45] STAR India
India
Entertainment
Entertainment
provides 52 channels while STAR India
India
Sports provides 12 channels Star India
India
Digital Online App[edit] Hotstar[46] is an online streaming service to watch all Star India's Channel shows and many more by using app or website. Many shows can be downloaded in mobile by using Hotstar
Hotstar
app. It earns revenue through ads and premium membership. National Sports Network in India[edit] The have STAR sports group has planned to build a national sports network in India. The plan includes broadcasting in Indian languages. Starting from regional language Hindi
Hindi
to expansion for South Indian languages Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada. ESPN was renamed Star Sports 4, STAR Cricket
STAR Cricket
was renamed Star Sports
Star Sports
3, Star Sports
Star Sports
was renamed to Star Sports
Star Sports
1 and Star Sports
Star Sports
2 kept its name. STAR Cricket HD and ESPN HD renamed to Star Sports
Star Sports
HD1 and Star Sports
Star Sports
HD2 respectively. Star Sports
Star Sports
3 will be predominantly a Hindi-only channel. STAR plans to start with cricket, field hockey and football (soccer) initially. Domestic cricket of India
India
like Deodhar Trophy and Ranji Trophy are considered. Besides, this two non-professional leagues like the University Cricket and University Field Hockey are also planned to be launched by STAR. In football, Barclays Premier League is also considered for regional broadcasting by STAR.[47] Broadcasting
Broadcasting
Rights[edit] STAR India
India
has acquired media rights for BCCI Domestic and International Cricket Series matches in India
India
through 2023, International Cricket Council
International Cricket Council
matches through 2023, the England and Wales Cricket Board matches through 2017, Cricket Australia matches through 2017, Federation International De Hockey through 2022, Wimbledon through 2022 and Bundesliga
Bundesliga
through 2020. On 4 September 2017, STAR India
India
acquired digital as well as media rights for Indian Premier League
Premier League
for a term of five years 2018-2023 with a whooping bid of ₹ 16347.5 crores(US$2.55 billion). In September 2014, STAR India acquired a 35% minority stake in Football Sports Development Limited, a joint venture with IMG-Reliance to launch the Indian Super League, a professional soccer league. In March 2015, STAR India, in association with its affiliate, acquired a 74% majority stake in Mashal Sports Private Limited in March 2015, for the operation of the Pro Kabaddi League In January 2015, STAR India, launched Hotstar, a new mobile and online entertainment destination for television shows, movies and sports content. In February 2015, STAR India
India
entered into an agreement to acquire the broadcast business of MAA Television Network Limited, an entity in India
India
that broadcasts and operates Telugu language entertainment channels. In December 2015, STAR India
India
announced it has successfully completed the integration of the broadcast business of MAA TV
MAA TV
in a deal estimated to be between Rs 2,000 to 2,500 crore.[48] See also[edit]

Star TV (Asian TV networks) Star China Media Fox International Channels

References[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

"Star India, Netflix
Netflix
Part of Global Coalition Fighting Online Piracy". India
India
West. July 4, 2017. Retrieved July 24, 2017. 

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(UK) Freesat
Freesat
from Sky (UK) Kabelkiosk
Kabelkiosk
(Germany) MagtiCom
MagtiCom
(Georgia) Magio TV (Slovakia) Movistar+
Movistar+
(Spain) Mtel (Bulgaria) MEO (Portugal) NC+ (Poland) NOS (Portugal) NOVA Cyprus NOVA Greece NTV Plus
NTV Plus
(Russia, Ukraine) Orange S.A.
Orange S.A.
(France, Belgium) Orange Poland Orange Romania Saorsat
Saorsat
(Ireland) Sky UK Sky (Germany, Austria) Sky Ireland Sky (Italy) Skylink (Slovakia, Czech Republic) Telekom Hungary Telekom Romania TéléSAT Numérique
TéléSAT Numérique
(Belgium, Luxembourg) Tivù Sat (Italy) TNTSAT(France) Total TV (Balkans) Tricolor TV
Tricolor TV
(Russia, Ukraine) TV Vlaanderen Digitaal
TV Vlaanderen Digitaal
(Belgium) UPC Direct (Hungary) Viasat
Viasat
(Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania) Viasat
Viasat
Ukraine Vip TV (Croatia) Vivacom
Vivacom
(Bulgaria)

IPTV

A1 Telekom Austria Altibox Amis Beeline Bouygues Telecom BT TV (UK) Bulsatcom
Bulsatcom
(Bulgaria) Canal Digital Cosmote TV
Cosmote TV
(Greece) CytaVision (Cyprus) DartyBox
DartyBox
(France) Elsat Fastweb (Italy) Free (France) Freewire (UK) HOME.TV (Bosnia and Herzegovina) iNES (Romania) Infostrada TV
Infostrada TV
(Italy) KPN
KPN
(Netherlands) Magnet Networks (Ireland) Moja TV
Moja TV
(Bosnia and Herzegovina) Moldtelecom Movistar+
Movistar+
(Spain) Mtel (Bulgaria) Mts TV
Mts TV
(Serbia) Meo (telecommunication service) NejTV Neuf Cegetel NOS (Portugal) Open IPTV
IPTV
(Bosnia and Herzegovina) Optimus Clix
Optimus Clix
(Portugal) Orange TV(France) Plusnet Portugal Telecom PrimeTel (Cyprus) Proximus TV (Belgium) Sappa TV Scarlet (Belgium) SFR
SFR
(France) ShqipTV Síminn
Síminn
(Iceland) Smart Telecom
Smart Telecom
(Ireland) SUPER TV (Bosnia and Herzegovina) Sure TV T-2 (Slovenia) TalkTalk TV
TalkTalk TV
(UK) Telekom Entertain
Telekom Entertain
(Germany) Telenor
Telenor
(Norway) Telfort (Netherlands) Telia Digital-tv TeliaSonera Teo LT TIMvision Tivibu YouView
YouView
(UK) Vivacom
Vivacom
(Bulgaria) Vodafone Greece Vodafone Italy Vodafone Portugal XS4ALL
XS4ALL
(Netherlands)

Terrestrial

Antena PLUS (Serbia) Boxer TV Access (Sweden) Boxer TV A/S (Denmark) Digea (Greece) Easy TV (Ireland) evotv (Croatia) Freeview (UK) KPN
KPN
Digitenne (Netherlands) Mediaset Premium
Mediaset Premium
(Italy) PlusTV
PlusTV
(Finland) PTDT(Portugal) RiksTV (Norway) Saorview
Saorview
(Ireland) TNT(France) Vip TV (Macedonia) Zala TV (Belarus)

Defunct

Alice Home TV Boom TV (Romania) CableTel
CableTel
(Bulgaria) On Telecoms (Greece) Romtelecom Numericable UPC Nederland TDC (Denmark)

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Cable, satellite, and other specialty television providers in Latin America and the Caribbean

Cable

Axtel TV (Mexico) Airlink Communications (Trinidad and Tobago) Cablecom (Mexico) Cablemás
Cablemás
(Mexico) Cable Onda Cablevisión (Argentina) CaboTelecom Claro Colombia Digicel Play
Digicel Play
(Caribbean) Columbus/FLOW (Caribbean) Independent Cable Network of Trinidad and Tobago (ICNTT) Izzi Telecom (Mexico) Massy Communications (Trinidad and Tobago) Mayaro Cable TV (Trinidad and Tobago) Megacable (Mexico) Movistar TV (Chile, Colombia, Peru and Venezuela) Mundo Pacifico (Chile) NET (Brazil) Oi TV (Brazil) Red Intercable (Argentina) RVR International (Trinidad and Tobago) Telefónica del Sur Tricom (Dominican Republic) TRICO Industries Limited (Trinidad and Tobago) Une (Colombia) VTR (Chile)

Satellite

CanalSat Caraïbes (Caribbean) CANTV (Venezuela) Claro TV DirecTV
DirecTV
(South America & Caribbean) Dish México Entel (Chile) Green Dot (Caribbean) Inter Satélital Movistar TV (Chile, Colombia, Peru and Venezuela) Oi TV (Brazil) SKY Brasil SKY México, Dominican Republic & Central America Vivo TV (Brazil)

Fiber/IPTV

bmobile (Trinidad and Tobago) Claro República Dominicana Vivo TV
Vivo TV
(Brazil)

Terrestrial microwave

Multi-Choice TV (Barbados)

Defunct satellite

DirecTV
DirecTV
Brazil DirecTV
DirecTV
Mexico GVT TV
GVT TV
(Brazil) Sky Argentina Sky Chile Sky Colombia Sky Ecuador Sky Peru Sky Venezuela

Defunct cable

Vivo TV
Vivo TV
Plus (Brazil)

Africa, Asia, and Oceania Americas Canada Europe United States

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Cable, satellite, and other specialty television providers in the United States

Cable MVPD

Adams Cable Altice USA

Optimum Suddenlink Communications

Armstrong Atlantic Broadband AT&T Alascom Blue Ridge Communications Blue Stream Broadstripe Buckeye Broadband Cable One Charter Spectrum Comcast Xfinity Comtech21 Consolidated Communications

FairPoint Communications

Cox Communications Deltacom DoCoMo Pacific Emery Telcom Full Channel GCI Hargray Hood Canal Communications Mediacom Midco Northlake Telecom Northland Communications Liberty Puerto Rico Ritter Communications Santel Communications Satview Broadband Service Electric Shentel SRT Communications TDS Telecom TPG

Grande Communications RCN Corporation Wave Broadband

Troy Cablevision TruVista Communications WOW! ZTelco

Satellite MVPD

Claro Dish Network DirecTV Glorystar Headend in the Sky Home2US

Fiber MVPD / IPTV

AT&T U-verse CenturyLink
CenturyLink
Prism TV Cincinnati Bell
Cincinnati Bell
FiOptics Claro Consolidated Communications

FairPoint Communications

EPB Frontier FiOS Google Fiber GTA Teleguam Hawaiian Telcom Midco NEP Datastream TV North State Communications Smithville Fiber Sonic.net TDS Telecom Verizon FiOS Whidbey Telecom Windstream Kinetic

Virtual MVPD

DirecTV
DirecTV
Now FuboTV Hulu
Hulu
with Live TV Philo PlayStation Vue Sling TV Spectrum TV Stream Xfinity
Xfinity
Instant TV YouTube TV

Over-the-top

Amazon Video Anime Network Apple iTunes Store CBS All Access Crackle Crunchyroll CW Seed CuriosityStream DramaFever Fandor FunimationNow go90 Hallmark Movies Now HBO Now History Vault Hulu iON (IPTV) Lifetime Movie Club Netflix Noggin Pluto TV Roku Seeso Showtime Starz Tribeca Shortlist Tubi TV UFC Fight Pass Univision
Univision
NOW YuppTV WWE Network

Defunct cable

Adelphia Communications Corporation Alameda Power and Telecom1 Astound Broadband AT&T Broadband

MediaOne/Continental Cablevision Tele-Communications Inc.

Baja Broadband

US Cable

Bresnan Communications Bright House Networks Cablevision Champion Broadband Cobridge Communications Community Home Entertainment Graceba Total Communications Insight Communications Jones Intercable King Videocable Knology Marcus Cable NPG Cable Paragon Cable Rapid Communications TelePrompTer/Group W Cable Time Warner Cable UA-Columbia Cablevision Windjammer Communications

1 – Still in operation, but no longer offers cable or Internet as part of its services

Defunct satellite

AlphaStar GlobeCast World TV PrimeStar United States Satellite Broadcasting Voom HD Networks

Defunct IPTV

Sky Angel Virtual Digital Cable

Defunct terrestrial

Aereo USDTV MovieBeam

Defunct virtual MVPD

CenturyLink
CenturyLink
Stream

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Additional resources on North American television

North America

List of local television stations in North America DTV transition North American TV mini-template

Canada

Canadian networks List of Canadian television networks List of Canadian television channels List of Canadian specialty channels Local Canadian TV stations List of United States stations available in Canada 2001 Vancouver TV realignment 2007 Canada
Canada
broadcast TV realignment

Mexico

Mexican networks Local Mexican TV stations

United States

American networks List of American cable and satellite networks List of American over-the-air networks Local American TV stations (W) Local American TV stations (K) Spanish-language TV networks 1994 United States broadcast TV realignment 2006 United States broadcast TV realignment List of Canadian television stations available in the United States Insular Areas TV

Africa, Asia, Middle East and Oceania Americas Europe

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Cable, satellite, and other specialty television providers in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Oceania

Cable

Botswana Cable Network Cable TV Hong Kong Cablevision(Lebanon) Clear TV(Nepal) Cablelink Destiny Cable Docomo Pacific eonet(Japan) Ethio telecom First Media Foxtel GMM Z Hathway Hot InCablenet Inwi Itscom(Japan) JCTV(Japan) Kbro Kuwait Cablevision Lanka Broadband Networks(Sri Lanka) Malitel Montage Cable TV(Nigeria) NayaTel OkeVision Optus Television Ooredoo(Qatar) Orange Ivory Coast PPCTV Rostelecom Safaricom Siti Cable Sky Cable Sonatel TBC (Taiwan) Tokai Cable Top TV (Indonesia) TransACT Tata Sky tn TV(Namibia) TrueVisions TVCabo(Mozambique) United Communication Service Unitel (Angola) Vodafone New Zealand WorldCall

Satellite

Airtel digital TV Aora Astro (Malaysia) Azam TV beIN(Middle East and North Africa) BiG TV (Indonesia) CanalSat Afrique CanalSat Calédonie Cignal Consat (Nigeria) DD Free Dish DDishTV Dialog TV(Sri Lanka) Dish TV Dish TV
Dish TV
Sri Lanka Dish Home DStv(Sub-Saharan Africa) Foxtel(Australia) GMM Z G Sat Indosat K+(Vietnam) K-Vision Kristal-Astro KT SkyLife ME Digital TV MediaNet Metro Digital MBC MNC Vision MRTV-4 myHD NJOI NTV Plus OrangeTV OSN(Middle East and North Africa) Pacific Broadcasting
Broadcasting
Services Fiji Pearl Digital TV Pra International Green Group India Real VU Reliance Digital TV Sky Direct Sky Pacific SKY PerfecTV! Sky Television (New Zealand) Sky Net STAR (Greater China) Star India StarSat, South Africa Star Select StarTimes STAR TV Sun Direct Tata Sky Telone(Zimbabwe) Transvision (Indonesia) TrendTV TrueVisions Videocon d2h Viva+ WOWOW Yes (Israel) ZAP Zuku

Fiber/IPTV

Sky on demand BTV BesTV DU Fetch TV Fine TV GTA Teleguam Hikari TV HyppTV(Malaysia) LG Uplus Maroc Telecom My.T NET TV(Nepal) now TV Olleh TV Omantel PEO TV(Sri Lanka) Rostelecom Saudi Telecom Company Singtel TV SKY Media StarHub TV Uganda Telecom USeeTV

Terrestrial

ABS-CBN TV Plus Freeview (Australia) Freeview (New Zealand) Igloo(New Zealand) MYTV(Malaysia) StarTimes

Defunct

Austar CTH(Thailand) DishHD Dream Satellite TV (Philippines) Galaxy(Australia) Mega TV (Malaysia) Neighbourhood Cable(Australia) SelecTV(Australia) U Television(Malaysia) UBI World TV(Australia)

Africa, Asia, Middle East and Oceania Europe Americas Canada United States Central and South America

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Television in India

By language

Assamese Bengali Bhojpuri English Gujarati Hindi Kannada Konkani Malayalam Marathi Nepali Oriya Punjabi Tamil Telugu Urdu more

Direct-broadcast satellite

DD Free Dish Sun Direct Dish TV Reliance Digital TV Videocon d2h Zing Digital Tata Sky Airtel digital TV Jio

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