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ZEE hands over its distribution to Taj Television

20-June-2014
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ZEE hands over its distribution to Taj Television

Zee Entertainment Enterprises (ZEE) brings on board distribution network Taj Television India, a subsidiary. Taj Television has a repertoire of over 47 television channels, including brands belonging to ZEE, Zee Media Corporation and Turner International India. Zindagi, a ZEE channel, is the latest channel to be distributed by Taj Television.

Punit Goenka, Managing Director and CEO, ZEE said, “Taj Television, which earlier was distributing Ten Sports channels, will now distribute all the channels of Zee Entertainment and Zee Media Corporation, while also representing Turner channels as its authorized agent. Arun Kapoor, who has led MediaPro for the last three years, would continue to provide leadership to Taj Television. Rajesh Sethi would continue to be the CEO for Sports broadcasting network of ZEE.”

Arun K Kapoor, CEO, Taj Television added here, “With Taj Television being created as the distribution entity for the network, we bring together the best of television channels to our customers. We are confident that the new channel Zindagi will really connect with the viewers and help grow Taj Television offering even stronger.”

Atul Das, President, Taj Television said, “With digitisation having been completed in Phase I and Phase II cities in India, we now look forward to its implementation in rest of the country. Taj Television would aim to create a harmonious relationship within the ecosystem and create value for all stakeholders. With a leading portfolio of television channels, both in the national and regional space and with a powerful portfolio of sports programming, we are excited about the future of pay revenues in the country.”

Taj Television distributes ZEE’s brands such as Zee TV, Zee Cinema, &Pictures, Ten Sports, Zee Cafe, Zee Studio, Zing; regional language channels including Zee Marathi, Zee Bangla, Zee Telugu, Zee Kannada and Zee Tamizh, besides HD channels like Zee TV HD, Zee Cinema HD, Zee Studio HD and Ten HD. Taj Television also distributes channels of Zee Media Corporation. Taj is also distributing channels in the kid’s space and English movie segment, including HBO, Cartoon Network, Pogo, CNN and Warner Brothers as an authorised agent of Turner International. 

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