Zing (TV channel)

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Zing
Zingtv.jpg
Launched 1990
Owned by Zee Entertainment Enterprises
Audience share India:
40% (September 2015 (2015-09), BARC[permanent dead link])
Slogan Ekdum Awesome
Formerly called Music Asia (1990-2000)
Zee Muzic (2000-2009)
Website http://www.zingtv.in
Availability
Satellite
StarSat TV South Africa Channel 512
CanalSat Reunion Channel 87
Tata Sky (India) Channel 671
Sky (UK & Ireland) Channel 789
Dish Network (USA) Channel 674
Videocon d2h (India) Channel 561
CanalSat Maurice Channel 144
Astra 2F (Europe) 12545 H 22000 5/6
Cable
F.D.I Digital Cable (India) Channel 304
Cable TV Hong Kong (Hong Kong) Channel 147
Virgin Media (UK) Channel 813
Ziggo (Netherlands) Channel 764
IPTV
Bouygues Telecom (France) Channel 740
SFR (France) Channel 760
KPN (Netherlands) Channel 84
Streaming media
TVPlayer Watch live (UK only)
Virgin TV Anywhere Watch live (UK only)
Zing logo used from April 2009 until 18 June 2011

Zing formerly known as Zee Muzic and Music Asia, is an India-based satellite music television channel owned by Zee Entertainment Enterprises, which carries broadcasts in Hindi and other regional languages of India. As well as broadcasting in South Asia, it also reaches audiences in Europe. It is promoted by the Essel Group. Zing was first launched in 1997 as Music Asia, relaunched as Zee Muzic in 2000, revamped in 2005 and finally repackaged as Zing in April 2009.[1]

Zing features humour, animation, spoofs and celebrity lifestyle in addition to music. Zing also has Chillax Mornings – a non stop musical extravaganza for music lovers.[citation needed]

Zing for the Asia region is uplinked from Noida in India and uses Asiasat-3S.

In the UK, Zee Muzic was rebranded as Zing on 2 October 2009.[2]

On July 21, 2011, Zing TV officially launched in North America on the Dish Network platform.[3]

Controversy[edit]

Zee media banned Sonu Nigam after he engaged in a political issue supporting Dr. Kumar Vishwas about the farmer's suicide in Aam Aadmi Party because Kumar Vishwas is Sporting in Anti Indian So ZING Baned in Sonu nigam rally.[4][5][6]

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