Sun TV Ltd, the largest television broadcaster in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, has reported a 42.69 per cent increase in net profit at Rs 47.96 crore for the second quarter ending September 30, 2006. The net profit for the corresponding quarter last fiscal stood at Rs 33.61 crore. Total income has also increased from Rs 83.21 crore in Q2 FY06 to Rs 105.9 crore for Q2 FY07.
Sun TV offers four Tamil language channels, including the flagship Sun TV channel, along with two Malayalam channels, including Surya TV.
Currently, Sun TV, KTV and Sun Music are the three leading channels in Tamil Nadu in terms of audience shares. It also operates leading Tamil radio stations under the name Suryan FM and has won 45 FM stations through Kal Radio and South Asian FM.