Murdoch to invest $100 million on 6 new TV channels in India
August 4th, 2008

Rupert Murdoch’s Star Group Ltd will invest $100 million to launch six new television channels in India within the next 12 months, Murdoch told reporters today. Star currently operates 17 channels in India, including some regional channels, catering to India’s many different ethnic groups. The new channels being planned will all be regional channels, Star Group officials said.

The Star Group broadcasts over 60 television services in ten languages to more than 300 million viewers in 53 Asian countries.

(Source: Indo-Asian News Service)