Gemini TV

Gemini TV is an Indian pay television channel that was launched on 9 February 1995 by the Sun Network. It is the first ever Telugu satellite channel.[1] The channel's programming consists of Telugu-language TV series, films, film-based programmes, game shows and newscasts. Its own HD feed was launched on 11 December 2011.[2] Gemini TV completed its silver jubilee in TV industry on 9 February 2020.

Gemini TV
Gemini TV.jpg
Launched9 February 1995 (1995-02-09)
NetworkSun TV Network
Owned bySun Group
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to letterboxed 576i for the SDTV feed)
CountryIndia
LanguageTelugu
Broadcast areaIndia, Singapore , Middle East and Malaysia
HeadquartersHyderabad, Telangana, India
Sister channel(s)Adithya TV
Chintu TV
Chutti TV
Gemini Comedy
Gemini Life
Gemini Movies
Gemini Music
Gemini News
K TV
Kochu TV
Kushi TV
Surya Comedy
Surya Movies
Surya Music
Surya TV
Sun Music
Sun News
Sun TV
Udaya Comedy
Udaya Movies
Udaya Music
Udaya News
Udaya TV
Sun Bangla
WebsiteOfficial Site
Availability
Satellite
Airtel digital TVChannel 877 (SD)
Channel 878 (HD)
Dish TVChannel 1609 (SD)
Channel 1608 (HD)
Reliance Digital TVChannel 831 (SD)
Sun DirectChannel 150 (SD)
Channel 975 (HD)
Tata SkyChannel 1412(SD)
Channel 1411 (HD)
Videocon d2hChannel 701 (SD)
Channel 986 (HD)
OSN (Middle East and North Africa)Channel 293
Astro
(Malaysia)
Channel
Cable
HathwayChannel 701 (SD)
Asianet Digital TVChannel 261 (SD)
SDV DigitalChannel 1 (SD)
GTPL VAJIChannel 5 (SD)
DigiconChannel 451 (SD)
NXT DigitalChannel 3 (SD)
IPTV
Singtel TV (Singapore)Channel 673 (SD)

HistoryEdit

Gemini TV, a private limited company engaged in television brocasting with registered office at Hyderabad, Telangana started broadcasting from 9 February 1995.[3] Gemini TV is the first ever Telugu satellite channel. It has own first in many avenues like doing live shows, presenting daily soaps and live interaction shows with film stars.[1] It gained critical acclaim and good viewership with colorful and entertaining broadcasting content and became chart's topper in less than 5 years.

In November 2006, Gemini TV Ltd merged in Sun network Ltd along with Udaya TV.[4][5][6]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "History of Sun network and its channels mentioned by "Sun TV"". Archived from the original on 1 June 2007. Retrieved 18 December 2019.
  2. ^ "Gemini TV HD launched". BSE India. Retrieved 18 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Financial and other details of Gemini TV are mentioned in "Sun network prospectus"" (PDF). SEBI. Archived (PDF) from the original on 28 September 2007. Retrieved 18 December 2019.
  4. ^ Staff (27 November 2006). "SUN TV merger with Gemini TV, Udaya TV". Oneindia. Retrieved 18 December 2019.
  5. ^ "Sun TV Board approves Amalgamation & Merger". EquityBulls. 1 December 2006. Retrieved 18 December 2019.
  6. ^ "Sun TV Network Ltd". Business Standard India. Retrieved 18 December 2019.

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