Private TV channels have risen up to 899. Private TV Broadcasters increase their market and provide lots of channel to the customers. In Dec, 2016 they increase nine new TV channels in their bouquet.
There are lots of channels who got the permission of downlinking and uplinking. The Information and Broadcasting has clearance to channels under uplinking and downlinking 2011 guideline. Licences of channels had been cancelled because they failed to get security clearance.
The new updated list of permitted private satellite TV channels is available on the I&B ministry’s website.
The new private TV channels are Living Travelz (GEC), Living Rootz & Z Living, Shop CJ Network Pvt. Ltd’s, Kerala Communicators Cable Ltd’s GEC Kerala Vision, Sony Pictures Network Media Pvt. Ltd’s movie channel Sony Pix 2 HD and many more.