Geo News

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Geo News
Geo News logo.png
Launched 2004
Network Geo TV
Picture format 4:3 (576i, SDTV)
Audience share UK:
0.03% (September 2015 (2015-09), BARB)
Country Pakistan
Sister channel(s) Geo Entertainment
Geo Super (Sports)
Geo Tez Comedy)
Geo Kahani
AAG TV (Music and entertainment channel for younger generation)
Website www.geo.tv
Availability
Satellite
World TV Europe (Europe) Channel 13
Sky (UK / Ireland) Channel 817
Dish Network (US) Channel 902
Cable
Southern Networks (Pakistan) Channel 9
UCS Channel 52
Cablelink (Philippines) Channel 109
IPTV
World On Demand (Japan) Channel 116
PTCL Smart TV (Pakistan) Channel 03
Freebox TV (France) Channel 602
NeufBox TV (France) Channel 630
TV Desi (Canada) Channel ??
Streaming media
Geo News Live Watch Live

Geo News is a private Pakistani TV news channel, owned and operated by 'Independent Media Corporation', the parent company which also owns the Jang Group of Newspapers.[1]

History[edit]

Geo Television Network started out with its flagship channel Geo TV in May 2002, but has since launched several other channels which include the following: GEO Entertainment, GEO News, GEO Kahani, GEO Super (Sports) and GEO Tez (Comedy).[1]

Iftikhar Qaisar (based in London) was the Bureau Chief of Geo News for the UK and Europe- 1985-2015.

Ban[edit]

On 7 June 2014, Geo News was banned by Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA), a government media watchdog agency, with 15 days ban and a fine of PKR 1 crore. Government of Pakistan accused Geo News of defaming and maligning (PEMRA).[2]

Geo News Anchors[edit]

  • Wajih Sani
  • Abdullah Sultan
  • Rabia Anum
  • Muhammad Junaid
  • Absa Komal
  • Ayesha Khalid
  • XUnair
  • Hifza Chaudhary
  • Ashar Alam
  • Zohaib Hassan

Talk Show Hosts[edit]

News Analyists[edit]

Programmes[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geo TV Network". DAWN.com newspaper. Retrieved 29 Aug 2016. 
  2. ^ http://www.dawn.com/news/1114066, PEMRA suspends Geo News, Dawn newspaper, Published 21 June 2014, Retrieved 29 Aug 2016

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