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South Asia World ceases broadcast

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#1 OFFLINE   Darkman


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Posted 11 November 2006 - 07:31 PM

That is why it's NOT on any platform now:


Bahl's South Asia World ceases broadcast

Indiantelevision.com Team
(11 November 2006 8:26 pm)

MUMBAI: Just two years after launch, Raghav Bahl has shut down his English infotainment channel, South Asia World (SAW).

"The channel has discontinued to broadcast. It was not commercially viable," a source in the company tells Indiantelevision.com. Bahl was not available for comment.

Aimed at South Asians, TV18 founder Bahl launched SAW in the US on the Echostar direct-to-home (DTH) platform in 2004. The channel was launched the following year in the UK on Sky Digital and was distributed by Zee Network...

( The entire article is at the following source: http://www.indiantel.../nov/nov146.htm )

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#2 OFFLINE   quizzer



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Posted 11 November 2006 - 08:54 PM

Thanks darkman..i too viewed this article today.

Its very sad that a good infotainment channel had to close.

It will be good if we get BBC world or some other good infotainment channel in D and/or E


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