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South Asia World ceases broadcast

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  1. Darkman

    Darkman Hall Of Fame DBSTalk Gold Club

    Apr 16, 2002
    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.indiantelevision.com/headlines/y2k6/nov/nov146.htm )
  2. quizzer

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    Aug 29, 2006
    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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