Indus Media Group

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Indus Media Group
Country Pakistan
Broadcast area South Asia
Headquarters Karachi
Website http://www.indus.tv
Availability
Satellite
Free-To-Air on Paksat 1 at 38.0°E
Free-To-Air on AsiaSat 3S at 105.5°E
Free-To-Air on Measat 3 at 91.5°E

Indus Media Group (IMG) is a Pakistani company broadcasting a mix of free-to-air news and entertainment channels via satellite.

IMG owns and operates the Indus brand of television channels in various global markets.

Company[edit]

Indus Media Group (IMG) owns and operates Indus TV Network (Private) Limited and the Indus brand of television channels in various global markets.

IMG entered the Pakistani market in 2000 with the launch of its flagship channel Indus Vision, the first independent satellite channel and a drama channel.[citation needed]

The response from audiences brought about Indus Music - a music channel.

Indus media then launched a 24 hour news, infotainment, and entertainment channel called Indus Plus. The channel was the first of its kind on Pakistani airwaves[citation needed] offering a blend of periodic news updates, infotainment, and entertainment with each segment dedicated to targeting specific audiences.

G Kaboom was IMG's fourth launch as a 24 hours regional music, lifestyle and infotainment channel for the urban youth throughout the region. The channel provides regional music, entertainment news shows, red carpets, fashion shows, lifestyle, and infotainment programs.

IMG's in-house production teams continue to develop programming for underserved broadcast market segments. Indus Foods and Indus Chotu (kids), daily programming segments of Indus Vision, are such initiatives.

Over the years IMG has partnered with distributors to expand reach to markets in Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe, Middle East, and North America.

Brands[edit]

Indus TV[edit]

Indus Vision[edit]

Indus Vision
Indus Vision.PNG
Launched 2001
Slogan Your Drama Channel
Website www.indus.tv
Availability
Satellite
Pehla (Middle East) Channel 35

Indus Vision is Pakistan’s first independent satellite channel and a general entertainment channel. It operates 24-hour per day, offering Urdu programming that includes: dramas, sitcoms, entertainment & magazine shows, cooking shows, fashion shows, talk shows, television films, kid's programming (including the popular 3 hour segment: ‘Indus Chotu’), music.

Its programs include:

  • Indus Yoga
  • Studio3[1]
  • Home Show
  • Pak Raha Hai Kia
  • Indus Chotu
  • Eye Vision
  • Sola Singhar
  • Dil Ki Baat
  • Sitaron Ki Shaam
  • Kaanch Ki Gudiya
  • Sawal
  • Mera Naam Hay Mohabat

Indus News[edit]

Indus News
Indus News
Owned by Indus Media Group
Slogan "Jo Sach Hai Wo Khabar Hai"
Website www.indus.tv
Availability
Cable
National Cable network (Pakistan) Channel 58
Southern Networks (Pakistan) Channel 31
IPTV
Ptcl Smart (Pakistan) Channel 46
Streaming media

Indus News is a 24 hour news, infotainment, and entertainment channel. Indus News has news bulletins on the hour every hour. In addition to diverse programming for all viewers, it offers day time programming dedicated to women and is the first of its kind from Pakistan. Indus News offers Urdu programming which includes: talk shows,Hassan Wassan's Documentaries, cooking shows, celebrity interviews, soaps, news and views, current affairs, sports, stock markets updates, and more. It also includes prime time interactive games shows.

Competitors[edit]

Indus Music[edit]

Indus Music (IM) is a music channel. IM has interactive VJ's, celebrity interviews, comic fillers, theme shows, live concerts and is the home of the only Pakistani music industry awards – IM Awards.

In terms of format, IM compares with any international popular music channel offering round-the-clock-music.

IM-MTV Asia

In order to bring the world together through music, IM has come up with the IM-MTV Asia Collaboration.

Indus Music is currently offered in Pakistan and 64 countries.

IM is replaced by MTV Pakistan, where as a segment of Indus Music International runs on the sister channel g-Kaboom.

G Kaboom[edit]

G KAboom is a 24 hour regional music channel. When first started the channel provided regional music, entertainment news shows, red carpets, fashion shows, lifestyle, and infotainment programs. But since 2010 it is dedicated to music only.

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