List of HD channels in India

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This is a list of High Definition channels in India.

Available Channels (96)[edit]

Sports Channels[edit]

Channel Name Video Audio Language Broadcast Launch date Owner
Star Sports 1 HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 English Own Schedule 19 July 2011 Star India
Star Sports 2 HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 English Own Schedule 19 July 2011
Star Sports Select 1 HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 English Own Schedule 10 August 2016
Star Sports Select 2 HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 English Own Schedule 10 August 2016
Star Sports 1 Hindi HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Hindi Own Schedule 1 February 2015
Sony SIX HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 English Own Schedule 7 April 2012 Sony Pictures Sports Networks
Sony ESPN HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 English Own Schedule 17 January 2016
Sony TEN 1 HD Full HD Dolby Digital | 5.1 English Own Schedule 15 August 2011
Sony TEN 2 HD Full HD Dolby Digital | 5.1 English Own Schedule 18 July 2017
Sony TEN 3 HD Full HD Dolby Digital | 5.1 Hindi Own Schedule 18 July 2017
Sony TEN Golf HD Full HD Stereo | 2.0 English Own Schedule 7 October 2015
DSPORT Full HD Stereo | 2.0 English Own Schedule 25 May 2017 Discovery Communications

English Language Channels[edit]

Genre Channel Name Video Audio Broadcast Launch date Owner
Infotainment National Geographic HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 20 February 2010 Star India
Nat Geo Wild HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 14 June 2011
Nat Geo People HD Full HD Stereo | 2.0 Simulcast 14 June 2011
History TV18 HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Simulcast 9 October 2011 Viacom 18
Discovery HD World Full HD Dolby Digital | 5.1 Own Schedule 4 March 2010 Discovery Communications
Animal Planet HD World Full HD Dolby Digital | 5.1 Own Schedule 2 June 2014
Sony BBC Earth HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 6 March 2017 Sony Pictures Networks & BBC
Travel & Lifestyle Living Foodz HD Full HD Dolby Digital | 5.1 Own Schedule 24 September 2017 Zee Entertainment Enterprises
Fox Life HD Full HD Dolby Digital | 5.1 Own Schedule 31 October 2012 Star India
TLC HD World Full HD Dolby Digital | 5.1 Own Schedule 2 June 2014 Discovery Communications
Travel Xp HD Full HD Stereo | 2.0 Own Schedule 1 February 2011 Celebrities Management Private Limited
GEC Star World HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 15 April 2011 Star India
Star World Premiere HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 23 September 2013
Zee Cafe HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 23 September 2015 Zee Entertainment Enterprises
Colors Infinity HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 31 July 2015 Viacom 18
AXN HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 6 April 2015 Sony Pictures Networks
Comedy Central HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 1 July 2015 Viacom 18
Disney International HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus| 7.1 Own Schedule 29 October 2017 Disney India Media Networks
Movies Star Movies HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 15 April 2011 Star India
Star Movies Select HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 9 July 2015 Star India
&flix HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 7 June 2018 Zee Entertainment Enterprises
Sony Pix HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 19 June 2014 Sony Pictures Networks
Movies Now HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Simulcast 19 December 2010 The Times Group
MN+ HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 29 June 2015
MNX HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule
Romedy Now HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 15 February 2016
Sony Le Plex HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 23 August 2016 Sony Pictures Networks
HBO HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 4 September 2016 HBO Asia Pvt Ltd.
& Prive HD Full HD Dolby Digital | 5.1 Own Schedule 24 September 2017 Zee Entertainment Enterprises
Music VH1 HD Full HD Stereo | 2.0 Simulcast 20 February 2016 Viacom 18
Nat Geo Music HD Full HD Stereo | 2.0 Simulcast 14 June 2011 Star India
Kids Baby TV HD Full HD Stereo | 2.0 Simulcast 1 November 2012
Nick HD+ Full HD Stereo | 2.0 5 December 2015 Viacom 18
Cartoon Network HD+ Full HD Stereo | 2.0 Own Schedule 15 April 2018 Turner International India
News CNBC TV18 Prime HD Full HD Stereo | 2.0 Own Schedule 26 October 2011 Viacom 18
Times Now HD Full HD Stereo | 2.0 Own Schedule 15 April 2017 The Times Group


Indian Language Channels[edit]

Language Genre Channel Name Video Audio Broadcast Launch date Owner
Hindi GEC Star Plus HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 15 April 2011 Star India
Star Bharat HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 28 August 2017
Zee TV HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 15 August 2011 Zee Entertainment Enterprises
&TV HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 2 March 2015
Colors HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 24 October 2011 Viacom 18
Sony HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 28 May 2012 Sony Pictures Networks
Sony SAB HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 5 September 2016
Discovery Jeet HD Full HD Stereo| 2.0 Simulcast 12 February 2018 Discovery Communications
Movies Star Gold HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 15 April 2011 Star India
Zee Cinema HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 15 August 2011 Zee Entertainment Enterprises
& Pictures HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 18 August 2014
Sony Max HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 25 December 2015 Sony Pictures Networks
Cineplex HD Full HD Dolby Digital | 5.1 Own Schedule 19 February 2017 Viacom 18
Star Gold Select HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 6 March 2017 Star India
Miniplex HD Full HD Stereo| 2.0 VOD 6 November 2015 Shemaroo
UTV HD Full HD Stereo| 2.0 Own Schedule 21 October 2018 Disney India Media Networks
Music MTV HD+ Full HD Dolby Digital | 5.1 Simulcast 25 May 2017 Viacom 18
MTV Beats HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Simulcast 3 October 2016
Sony ROX HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 15 January 2017 Sony Pictures Networks
Bengali GEC Star Jalsha HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 14 April 2016 Star India
Colors Bangla HD Full HD Stereo | 2.0 Own Schedule 1 May 2016 Viacom 18
Zee Bangla HD Full HD Stereo | 2.0 Own Schedule 20 November 2016 Zee Entertainment Enterprises
Movies Star Jalsha Movies HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 14 April 2016 Star India
Marathi GEC Star Pravah HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 1 May 2016 Star India
Colors Marathi HD Full HD Dolby Digital | 5.1 Own Schedule 1 May 2016 Viacom 18
Zee Marathi HD Full HD Stereo | 2.0 Own Schedule 20 November 2016 Zee Entertainment Enterprises
Movies Zee Talkies HD Full HD Stereo | 2.0 Own Schedule 15 October 2016
Tamil GEC Sun TV HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 11 December 2011 Sun TV Network
Colors Tamil HD Full HD Dolby Digital | 5.1 Own Schedule 19 February 2018 Viacom 18
Star Vijay HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Scheduled 29 May 2016 Star India
Zee Tamil HD Full HD Stereo | 2.0 Own Scheduled 15 October 2017 Zee Entertainment Enterprises
Movies K TV HD Full HD Stereo | 2.0 Own Schedule 11 December 2011 Sun TV Network
Music Sun Music HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 11 December 2011
Kannada GEC Colors Kannada HD Full HD Stereo | 2.0 Own Schedule 1 May 2016 Viacom 18
Udaya HD Full HD Dolby Digital | 5.1 Simulcast 16 March 2017 Sun TV Network
Star Suvarna HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 15 July 2017 Star India
Zee Kannada HD Full HD Stereo | 2.0 Simulcast 04 November 2018 Zee Entertainment Enterprises
Telugu GEC Gemini TV HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 11 December 2011 Sun TV Network
ETV HD Full HD Stereo | 2.0 Own Schedule 29 July 2016 ETV Network
Star Maa HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 12 August 2016 Star India
Zee Telugu HD Full HD Stereo | 2.0 Own Schedule 1 January 2018 Zee Entertainment Enterprises
Movies Gemini Movies HD Full HD Stereo | 2.0 Simulcast 16 March 2017 Sun TV Network
Star Maa Movies HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own schedule 25 June 2017 Star India
Zee Cinemalu HD Full HD Stereo | 2.0 Own schedule 1 January 2018 Zee Entertainment Enterprises
Music Gemini Music HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Simulcast 16 March 2017 Sun TV Network
Malayalam GEC Asianet HD Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 13 August 2015 Star India
Mazhavil Manorama HD Full HD/Upscaled Stereo/Mono | 2.0 Simulcast 14 August 2015 Malayala Manorama Group
Surya HD Full HD Dolby Digital | 5.1 Simulcast 16 March 2017 Sun TV Network
Zee Keralam HD Full HD Stereo | 2.0 Own Schedule 18 November 2018 Zee Entertainment Enterprises

Defunct channels (12)[edit]

Channel Name Genre Video Audio Broadcast Launch Date Close Date Owner
Romedy Now+ HD English Movies Full HD Dolby Digital | 5.1 Own Schedule 15 September 2013 1 November 2014 The Times Group
HBO Defined HD English Movies Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Simulcast 21 January 2013 31 December 2015 HBO Asia Pvt Ltd.
HBO Hits HD English Movies Full HD Dolby Digital | 7.1 Own Schedule 21 January 2013 4 September 2016 HBO Asia Pvt Ltd.
FX HD English GEC Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 23 September 2015 15 July 2017 Star India
UTV Stars HD Hindi Music Upscaled HD Stereo | 2.0 Simualcast 19 August 2011 31 September 2013 UTV
M Tunes HD Hindi Music Full HD Dolby Digital | 5.1 Simualcast 08 August 2011 09 July 2017 Pioneer Channel Factory Pvt Ltd.
Naaptol HD Shopping Full HD Stereo | 2.0 Simualcast 02 September 2015 10 May 2017 Naaptol
VTV Gujarati HD Gujarati Upscaled HD Stereo | 2.0 Own Schedule 16 May 2010 1 September 2014 VTV Pvt. Ltd.
Da Vinvi Learning HD Kids Full HD Stereo | 2.0 Simualcast 18 November 2015 30 April 2017 Da Vinci Media GmbH
Star Sports HD4 Sports Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Own Schedule 10 August 2016 28 May 2017 Star India
Epic HD Hindi GEC Full HD Dolby Digital Plus | 7.1 Simulcast 19 November 2014 10 March 2018 EPIC Television Networks Pvt Ltd.
NewsX HD English News Full HD Stereo | 2.0 Simulcast 1 May 2016 20 June 2018 ITV Network

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