Asianet is an Indian Malayalam pay television channel. It is owned by Asianet Star Communications, a company which is part of The Walt Disney Company India. It is the most popular Malayalam language television channel in India. The network has a diverse range of programming and a large audience. The network also offers live events and a variety of entertainment programs. The station was established in 2004 and is based in Bangalore, Karnataka.
Asianet was founded in 1992 by Reji Menon, a Moscow-based entrepreneur who later partially backed out. The company was then partially acquired by Rajeev Chandrasekhar. The company’s management was also shaken up in 2006. In late 2006, Sashi Kumar, a former head of the Press Trust of India television division, took over as CEO and promoted Asianet. In early 2008, Star India purchased a 51% stake in the company and is now the majority shareholder.
Star India is India’s largest television network, with 60 channels in 15 languages. In addition to Asianet, the network also owns the Asianet Middle East and Asianet Plus. The company is a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, which also operates the Asian news channel and the Asian news channels. In 2014, the network also expanded into the Middle East. It is also a leading Malayalam television channel. It has been around since 1992.
Asianet has also been a key player in the Indian television industry, with a range of programs available to its viewers. It owns several television stations in India, including Star Maa and Star Pravah HD. The network broadcasts news, drama serials, music video shows, and various other programs. Moreover, it operates three Malayalam television channels in Kerala. If you are a fan of Malayalam, Asianet will make sure you are not left out of the action.
In 2008, the company launched the first High Definition television service in the state. The company is the largest cable TV service provider in Kerala. The service offers high-definition television channels, with theater quality sound. It is also the largest cable TV service provider in Kerala, with more than 240 channels. Its satellite dish is an excellent choice for watching movies and TV serials. Its digital signals are available to viewers throughout the state. As the number of channels continues to grow, the Asianet network will continue to grow.
In February 2018, Asianet launched its first Kannada news channel. Its sister company, Suvarna News, has a Hindi-speaking news channel. In April, Asianet launched the Telugu television service. Its digital TV business also expanded to other languages. The company’s website is the biggest source of Kannada news. Its website is available in eight languages, including English, and Malayalam. Amit Gupta, the CEO of Asianet News, was previously an Associate Director at Ernst and Young.