Top 10 TV Broadcasting Companies in India

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The Indian television industry along with its audience has grown by leaps and bounds. From the bulky wooden TV cabinets to today’s sleek, smart television sets, the Indian TV industry has shown rapid growth in just a few decades. The humble television is today a must have in every household and the most direct access to the media that the Indian audience has.

By the fiscal year of 2023, it’s predicted that India will have a TV watching audience of a whopping 200 million households.

Top 10 TV Broadcasting Companies of India

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd.

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd.

Zee Entertainment was the first entrant in the world of private satellite TV channels in India. It was the year of 1992 that saw a revolution in the Indian TV industry with the arrival of Zee. Today, Zee Entertainment reaches 1.3 billion viewers spread across the world. It has a major presence in both the linear and digital platforms. They offer multifaceted entertainment in various languages 24×7.

  • Market Cap (Rs Cr.): 21,827.46
  • Book Value (Rs): 79.69
  • Face Value (RS): 1.00
  • Turnover (Rs. In Lakhs): 34,682.82

Profit & Loss (in Crore)

  • MAR 20: 527.00
  • MAR 19: 1,564.80
  • MAR 18: 1,476.60
  • MAR 17: 2,220.60

Sun TV Network Ltd.

Sun TV Network Ltd.

Sun TV Network is counted among the India’s 2nd biggest TV media and it has a reach of 95+ million households. It has a network of as many as 33 TV channels that reach out to its audience across the world, including the US, Canada, Europe, Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand. It was founded on 14th April 1993 by Kalanithi Maran in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

  • Market Cap (Rs Cr.): 19,327.88
  • Book Value (Rs): 142.71
  • Face Value (RS): 5.00
  • Turnover (Rs. In Lakhs): 1,678.00

Profit & Loss (in Crore)

  • MAR 20: 1,389.66
  • MAR 19: 1,418.27
  • MAR 18: 1,112.54
  • MAR 17: 1,001.91

TV18 Broadcast Ltd.

TV18 Broadcast Ltd.

Offering viewers a bouquet of as many as fifty channels, Network18 Media and Investments is one of India’s largest media conglomerates. It also has thirteen international channels. Its channels offer filmed entertainment & news in collaboration with internationally reputed media giants like CNBC, CNN, Forbes among others.

  • Market Cap (Rs Cr.): 5,485.95
  • Book Value (Rs): 16.21
  • Face Value (RS): 2.00
  • Turnover (Rs. In Cr): 1212.31

Profit & Loss (in Crore)

  • MAR 20: 377.52
  • MAR 19: 174.68
  • MAR 18: -60.20
  • MAR 17: -29.30

Network 18 Media & Investments Ltd.

Network 18 Media & Investments Ltd.

One of the largest media conglomerates in India with interests that are diverse, yet synchronized, Network18 is a venture that’s promoted by the Independent Media Trust. Reliance Industries is its sole beneficiary. It’s area of specialization is news broadcasting and it has a team of professional and experienced editors and news tellers. It has investments in various regional and digital platforms.

  • Market Cap (Rs Cr.): 3,926.06
  • Book Value (Rs): 11.22
  • Face Value (RS): 5.00
  • Turnover (Rs. In Cr): 91.04

Profit & Loss (in Crore)

  • MAR 20: 104.39
  • MAR 19: -123.28
  • MAR 18: -175.87
  • MAR 17: -252.93

Nxtdigital Ltd.

Nxtdigital Ltd.

Nxtdigital happens to be the global business conglomerate, Hinduja Group’s flagship media company. It happens to be the only integrated digital delivery platform company in India. Its services reach the audience through satellite, digital cable, and broadband.

  • Market Cap (Rs Cr.): 1,391.48
  • Book Value (Rs): 593.67
  • Face Value (RS): 10.00
  • Turnover (Rs. In Lakhs): N/A

Profit & Loss (in Crore)

  • MAR 20: -134.09
  • MAR 19: -343.12
  • MAR 18: -231.02
  • MAR 17: -203.91

TV Today Network Ltd.

TV Today Network Ltd.

The TV Today Network reaches the audience through two news channels that are today household names in India, Aaj Tak and India Today Television. Aaj Tak was launched on the 31st of December of 2000 and has carved out a niche for itself as a leading news channel. India Today, already a trusted brand in the world of journalism reaches out to a large audience through its channel India Today TV.

  • Market Cap (Rs Cr.): 1,289.14
  • Book Value (Rs): 146.20
  • Face Value (RS): 5.00
  • Turnover (Rs. In Lakhs): N/A

Profit & Loss (in Crore)

  • MAR 20: 139.36
  • MAR 19: 131.10
  • MAR 18: 118.94
  • MAR 17: 100.46

Entertainment Network India Ltd.

Entertainment Network India Limited is another popular broadcasting that comes under the Times of India Group’s flagship company. The company saw its incorporation in 1999. ENIL also happens to be the owners of the very popular radio station “Mirchi”. ENIL is listed both on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange. The company is known to offer wholesome entertainment.

  • Market Cap (Rs Cr.): 777.98
  • Book Value (Rs): 192.62
  • Face Value (RS): 10.00
  • Turnover (Rs. In Lakhs): N/A

Profit & Loss (in Crore)

  • MAR 20: 10.71
  • MAR 19: 53.90
  • MAR 18: 35.64
  • MAR 17: 55.17

Music Broadcast Ltd.

Music Broadcast Ltd.

Music Broadcast Limited, a subsidiary of Jagaran Prakashan Ltd. launched India’s first FM radio station, Radio City. It has been in the industry for 19 years now. The radio station it owns is Radio City, a station that ranks among the most popular in India being Bengaluru’s number one. The company runs 39 stations spanning 12 states. Radio City, as per AZ Research has 69 million listeners.

  • Market Cap (Rs Cr.): 827.92
  • Book Value (Rs): 18.28
  • Face Value (RS): 2.00
  • Turnover (Rs. In Lakhs): N/A

Profit & Loss (in Crore)

  • MAR 20: 28.21
  • MAR 19: 61.62
  • MAR 18: 51.72
  • MAR 17: 36.66

Raj Television Network Ltd.

Raj Television Network is today South India’s second-largest satellite television network and the company was incorporated on 3rd June 1994. It operates 14 channels and launched India’s first 24-hour channel for Tamil movies, ‘Raj Digital Plus’. Its channels broadcast news, music, movies, kid’s entertainment, and more.

  • Market Cap (Rs Cr.): 231.53
  • Book Value (Rs): 18.72
  • Face Value (RS): 5.00
  • Turnover (Rs. In Lakhs): N/A

Profit & Loss (in Crore)

  • MAR 20: 0.01
  • MAR 19: 5.40
  • MAR 18: -1.37
  • MAR 17: -4.78

New Delhi Television Ltd.

New Delhi Television Ltd.

For more than a quarter of a century, New Delhi Television Ltd. has been a leading TV news broadcaster and was founded by Radhika Roy and Prannoy Roy in the year 1998. Things started with the very popular “The World This Week” on Doordarshan & there has been no looking back for Prannoy Roy and his team. They were the producers of “Star News” channel, that was the India’s first 24-hour news channel

  • Market Cap (Rs Cr.): 254.98
  • Book Value (Rs): 38.40
  • Face Value (RS): 4.00
  • Turnover (Rs. In Lakhs): N/A

Profit & Loss (in Crore)

  • MAR 20: 29.32
  • MAR 19: 19.44
  • MAR 18: -86.07
  • MAR 17: -86.38

List of Top 10 TV Broadcasting Companies

Sl. No. Company Establishment Head office Website
1 Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. 1991 Mumbai https://www.zee.com/
2 Sun TV Network Ltd. 1993 Chennai http://www.suntv.in/
3 TV18 Broadcast Ltd. 2005 Mumbai http://www.nw18.com/
4 Network 18 Media & Investments Ltd. 1993 Mumbai http://www.nw18.com/
5 Nxtdigital Ltd. 1985 Mumbai http://www.nxtdigital.co.in/
6 TV Today Network Ltd. 1999 New Delhi https://www.indiatodaygroup.com
7 Entertainment Network India Ltd. 1999 Mumbai https://www.enil.co.in/
8 Music Broadcast Ltd. 1999 Mumbai http://www.radiocity.in/
9 Raj Television Network Ltd. 1994 Chennai http://www.rajtvnet.in/
10 New Delhi Television Ltd. 1984 New Delhi https://www.ndtv.com/

 

Conclusion

We bring you the India’s top 10 TV broadcasting companies. It includes the leading broadcasters in the Indian TV industry reaching out to a large audience. Many of these broadcasters telecast a plethora of programs in many languages. Some of them are exclusively news broadcasting channels. We hope you find our article informative and useful.

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