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SUNTV – Sun TV Network Ltd

Sun TV Network, India’s largest media conglomerate has power packed Thirty Two TV Channels with the reach of more than 95 million households in India. SunTV Network’s channels can be viewed in 27 countries including U.S.A, Canada, Europe, Singapore, Malaysia, Srilanka, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.
Holding a bouquet of Thirty Two top-rated channels in its clutch, Sun TV Network has got a reach, frequency and patronage that other groups covet but can’t compete with Sun TV Network believes in giving you wholesome fare. Be it news or entertainment, Sun TV Network is there first. If it is happening South of Vindhyas, its on Sun TV Network. With Thirty Two channels in four Indian languages and Forty Eight FM Radio Stations, Sun TV Network is able to connect to the Southern Diaspora erasing geographical distances.

Sun TV, is the most watched channel in India today and it is the largest in South India by penetration, viewership & ad revenues
Over 60% share of Subscription revenue from South India accrues to Sun TV Network
India’s largest FM Radio network
India’s No 1 TV Broadcaster
One of India’s largest Corporate Movie Distribution / Production houses


• Television Broadcasting
Sun TV, the flagship channel of Sun TV Network , is the most watched channel in India today and it is the largest in South India by penetration, viewership & ad revenues. It airs an assortment of fiction and nonfiction content apart from movies across channels. Sun TV Network Limited (Sun Network) maintains its dominant position in the southern states of India as one of the largest television and radio entertainment Company in India with a portfolio of Satellite Television Channels spread across four languages and in genres of GEC, news, music, action, life, movies, kids and comedy. Sun Network continues to consolidate its leadership position, built over the years, by fortifying its hold over key aspects of pricing and access to quality content. Sun Network is one of the first Regional GE channels in the country to adopt HD and it also forged early partnerships with OEMs to pre-load Sun TV app on their devices.

• FM Radio Broadcasting
Sun Network also has a large network pan India in the FM Radio broadcasting segment along with its subsidiaries.
§ 55 stations operational
§ 7 stations under Brand Suryan FM in Tamil Nadu
§ 49 stations under Brand Red FM in the Rest of India

• Movie Distribution/Production

• SunRisers – Hyderabad – IPL Franchise
The SunRisers Hyderabad (often abbreviated as SRH) are a franchise cricket team based in Hyderabad, Telangana, that plays in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The franchise is owned by Kalanithi Maran of the Sun TV Network and was founded in 2012 after the Hyderabad-based Deccan Chargers were terminated by the IPL. The team is currently captained by Kane Williamson and coached by Tom Moody. The primary homeground of the team is the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad with a capacity of 55,000.

• Sun NXT – Online Video Streaming Platform

Key Performance Indicators


(In Rupees Crores) 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
Total Income 3,002.10 2,703.80 2,502.75 2,331.45
PBITDA 2,099.13 1,882.52 1,803.48 1,702.04
PBT 1,658.40 1,490.35 1,134.24 1,111.99
PAT 1,093.04 979.41 869.69 737.23
EPS 27.74 24.85 22.07 18.71
Book Value per share 117.75 102.50 89.26 85.76
PBITDA% 70% 70% 72% 76%
Net Profit Margin% 36% 36% 35% 32%
ROCE% 35% 35% 35% 34%
RONW% 25% 26% 25% 23%


(In Rupees Crores) Q3 2018-19 Q2 2018-19 Q1 2018-19
Total Income 904.45 749.55 1,120.39
PBT 542.00 533.63 626.68
PAT 351.33 351.32 409.14
EPS 8.92 8.91 10.38
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by , created on April 5th, 2019, last updated on April 5th, 2019

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