Real Estate TV invests Rs.1 bn for pan-India presence

April 2nd, 2008 - 7:41 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Real Estate Television, India’s first 24×7 channel dedicated to real estate and infrastructure will be available on all the major direct-to-home (DTH) platforms of the country. The channel has already signed with major cable operators in metros and major cities across the country.

Among the major distribution platforms, Real Estate Television has signed agreements with Hathway and Amogh in Bangalore, Hathway and SCV in Chennai, InCable and Seven Star in Mumbai and InCable in Delhi. It is also available across the leading cable networks in the Tier-2 cities.

A Rs.1 billion investment outlay has been made for running the channel by Alliance Broadcasting Pvt Ltd, the group company.

Manoj Namburu, chief managing director of Alliance Group, announced Tuesday “RETV will also be very shortly available on all the major DTH platforms of the country.”

“The English language, pan-India channel will be a virtual one-stop shop for any information on real estate and infrastructure,” he added.

“It has been designed to provide comprehensive, latest and authentic updates on all aspects of real estate, including infrastructure, to viewers all over the country, the south and south-east Asian region and Gulf states where there is a strong NRI presence”, Namburu said.

The Network’s studios in Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi-NCR, Chennai and Hyderabad continually feed news relating to real estate and infrastructure from their respective regions to its hourly Realty Check bulletins.

RETV hosts a number of programmes related to Real estate and Infrastructure - ranging from a Game-show and Property and Realty stock prices to celebrity homes, architecture, interior design, furniture & furnishings, and from Indian Habitats to Vastu & Feng-shui and home makeovers.

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