Asianet is the first 24X7 satellite television channel in God’s own country, Kerala, the southern state of India. Asianet provides a range of entertainment programs like serials, music, talk shows, talent hunts and sitcoms as well as popular Malayalam movies and prime time news bulletins to the Malayalees worldwide. Drawing on the creative strength and talents of its production team, Asianet presents a program mix that caters to the tastes of all.The signals of Asianet cover the entire Indian sub-continent, Sri Lanka, China, the South East Asia, the entire Persian Gulf, the UK, Europe, USA and the lower half of the former Soviet Union. This is virtually half the Globe, reaching sixty-odd countries.
The channels have production facilities that rank among the best in the country at its Studio at Puliyarakonam, Thiruvananthapuram. About 400 committed professionals work round the clock to bring to their audience programmes of unsurpassed quality and variety.Asianet began its operations by telecasting for two hours daily in 1993 which was increased to round the clock. The Global channel came into being first as a segment catering to the Gulf viewers and grew into a 24-hour channel in 2001. The channel was relaunched as Asianet News on May 1, 2003 signifying an increased stress on news and current affairs in deference to viewers’ demands. On July 23, 2005 Asianet launched its third channel – Asianet Plus, a complete entertainment channel for the youth.The channels are owned by Asianet Communications Limited, headed by Dr. Raji Menon, with its head offices at Studio Complex, Puliyarakonam, Thiruvananthapuram.
Asianet Communications Ltd.
Asianet Studio : 0471-3051305, 0471-2378407
Asianet Studio (Fax) : 0471-2378581
News Desk (Studio) : 0471-2378820