|Type||Broadcast, television and online|
|Founded||by Ramoji Rao in 1995|
|Key people||Ramoji Rao|
|Launch date||27 August 1995|
|Picture format||480i (16:9 SDTV)
ETV Network (Telugu: ఈటీవీ నెట్వర్క్) is one of the largest networks of satellite television channels in India and is owned by Network 18, formally owned by Ramoji Group. Based at Hyderabad, this network runs a group of 12 regional language news and entertainment channels.
When the satellite TV revolution broke out in India during the late 1990s, the Telugu daily newspaper Eenadu started with its own channel called ETV. Initially launching a Telugu channel the network has later diversified into other Indian languages such as Bengali, Urdu, Kannada, Gujarati, Oriya and Marathi. With 12 channels in regional languages of India, ETV has the largest news-reporting network in India, at the grassroot level. Managed by Newstoday Private Limited, the channels give news in between entertainment programs. 4 Hindi channels for Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Rajasthan, and regional entertainment channels in Telugu, Kannada, Bengali, Oriya, Marathi, Urdu, Gujarati - and a 24-hours news channel in Telugu constitute the bunch of ETV Channels.On January 2012 it was announced that ETV will be bought by Reliance Industries Limited and TV 18 group of India
|Owned by||Network 18|
|Sister channel(s)||ETV Telugu, ETV 2, ETV Bangla, ETV Bihar, ETV Gujarati, ETV Madhya Pradesh, ETV Marathi, ETV Oriya, ETV Rajasthan, ETV Urdu, ETV Uttar Pradesh|
|Channel||Satellite name||Downlink||Polarisation||Symbol rate (MSPS)||FEC||Signal type
|ETV 2||INSAT-4A at 83°E||4005||Horizontal||22.22||5/6||Digital, MPEG 4, encrypted|
|ETV Madhya Pradesh||Hindi|
|ETV Uttar Pradesh||Hindi|
- Eenadu (Newspaper)
Mr Lingaraj Mishra is working as senior most journalist in ETV network.
- "BBC News - BBC Hindi launches new TV show". Bbc.co.uk. 1970-01-01. Retrieved 2012-11-03.