9X stops broadcasting in UK, content moves to hybrid channel

MUMBAI: INX Network has completed the transition of converting its music channel 9XM in the UK market into a hybrid channel with a mix of Hindi general entertainment content from its sibling channel 9X.

Thus, 9X has stopped broadcasting on both Sky Digital (EPG 828) and Freesat (EPG 662) from 10 August. had earlier reported that to cut down its operational cost, INX Media is creating a single channel for the UK market with a mix of content from 9X and 9XM.

“As per our decision to create a hybrid channel, we had given three-month notice to the pay-TV operators. From 10 August, we have stopped beaming 9X,” INX Media group director – distribution Arun Mohan tells

The hybrid channel will have a slew of new shows and Bollywood music on 9XM’s band i.e. EPG 829 on Sky Digital and EPG 513 on Freesat.

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