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TV18 Broadcast Ltd. is an Indian entity belonging to Network 18 Group based in Mumbai. TV18 owns and operates various channels of the NBCUniversal group for the Indian viewers such as CNBC-TV18, CNBC Awaaz & CNBC-TV18 Prime HD as well as Time Warner - CNN-News18.
TV18 has also forayed into the Indian factual entertainment space through a joint venture with A+E Networks and operates History TV18 and fyi TV18. In the regional space, the group operates a Gujarati business news channel – CNBC Bajar, a Marathi general news channel – News18 Lokmat and operates ten regional news channels under the News18 umbrella and 3 regional entertainment channels under the News18 brand. The group also operates a 24-hour Indian news channel in English – News18 India, targeting global audiences.
TV18 and Viacom18 have formed a strategic joint venture called IndiaCast, a multi-platform 'content asset monetization' entity that drives domestic and international channel distribution, placement services and content syndication for the bouquet of channels from the group and third parties.
On 31 January 2018 TV18 increased its stake in the Viacom 18 joint venture to 51% taking operational control.
- "TV18 to increase stake to 51% in Viacom18, the JV with Viacom Inc". Viacom 18. 2018-01-31. Retrieved 2018-02-01.