Raj TV Network's 11 channels join Asiasat 5

MUMBAI: Raj Television Network has signed a lease agreement for C-band capacity on Asiasat 5 to broadcast a TV bouquet of 11 satellite channels in the Asia-Pacific region.

Raj Television Network‘s channel offerings on AsiaSat 5 include its flagship Tamil entertainment channel Raj TV; Tamil movie channel Raj Digital Plus; Telugu entertainment channel Vissa; Hindi entertainment channel "Raj Pariwar"; music channels in South Indian languages Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Telugu; and news channels in Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam.

The network has plans to launch a Kannada-language news channel and HD channels in the future.

Raj Television Network director Dr Ravindran M said, "Asiasat has an excellent reputation for quality service and superior penetration. Our new partnership with Asiasat will further consolidate our market leadership position in South India entertainment and enable us to grow our business regionally. AsiaSat 5 offers unprecedented access to all major cable headends and DTH platforms in India and numerous pay TV operators across the region, it is the right choice for us to expand our audience base in southern India and nationally as well as in international markets".

Raj TV Network‘s 11 channels are now available on AsiaSat 5 in C-band with the following reception parameters:
Orbital Location : 100.5 degrees East
Transponder : C1H
Frequency : 3643 MHz
Polarisation : Horizontal
Modulation : QPSK
Symbol Rate : 18.8085 Msym/sec
FEC : 3/4

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