India’s largest broadcaster Disney Star India is finally exiting the English general entertainment genre with Star World, Star World HD and Star World Premiere HD going off air on November 30. The channels are among 10 channels being shut according to the Reference Interconnect Offer published by the broadcast network.
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Disney Star India’s 10 channels going off air staring December 1, 2021, are: Star World, Star World HD, Star World Premiere HD, Bindass, UTV Movies, UTV Action, UTV HD, Star Sports 1 Bangla, Star Sports 1 Marathi and Baby TV HD.
BestMediaInfo.com had earlier reported that Star India was contemplating to do away with a few niche channels, including Star World. Previously, AXN, AXN HD and FYI TV18 had discontinued their operations.
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In the new RIO, Star India has published the rate card of 78 channels. At present, the network broadcasts 72 channels, thus adding six new channels to its overall bouquet of channels.
However, the new rate card has named 16 new channels launching between December and January. 10 out of 16 channels are launching on December 1 when the new rate card comes into effect.
New channels from Disney Star India: