Focus Group is now focusing on south India with its upcoming news channel Focus TV Kannada News.
According to the sources, the channel will launch by the end of this year which will have 24x7 news programming.
The channel will be available on all major cable and DTH operators. It will be a FTA (free-to-air) channel. The format of the channel will be MPEG4/DVBS2. The frequency rate is 4054 Hz. The testing for transmission service has started on INSAT4A satellite at 83 degrees east. The news channel will get the satellite transponder downlink signal from eight feet to 16 feet C-band dish antenna.
Focus NE (formerly called NE TV) was the first 24-hour satellite channel of North-East India, which covered the eight states of the region. It was also the first earth station and teleport of the northeast.
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