Star TV Shoot to the U.K.

Position:Indian programming available in United Kingdom - Brief Article

Rupert Murdoch and Indian media mogul Subash Chandra's intense rivalry has now reached English waters as Murdoch launched Indian pay-TV channels in the U.K. to compete with Chandra's Zee TV. Murdoch decided to offer Star News, a 24-hour news channel, and Star Plus, an entertainment channel, to accelerate profitability and put this conglomerate head-to-head with Zee TV, the best-known Indian channel in the U.K.

Since Murdoch's acquisition of Star TV in 1993, profits have been minimal, but that...

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