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The Network18 Group is a media and entertainment company with interests in television, internet, films, e-commerce, magazines, mobile content and allied businesses. Through its subsidiary 'TV18 Broadcast Ltd.' [BSE: 532800, NSE: TV18BRDCST], the group operates news channels - CNBC-TV18, CNBC Awaaz, CNBC-TV18 Prime HD, CNN-IBN, IBN7 and IBN-Lokmat (a Marathi regional news channel in partnership with the Lokmat group). TV18 also operates a joint venture with Viacom, called Viacom18, which houses a portfolio of popular entertainment channels – Colors, Colors HD,MTV, SONIC, Comedy Central, VH1, Nick. Nick Jr. and Nick Teen - and Viacom18 Motion Pictures, the group’s filmed entertainment business. TV18 has also forayed into the Indian factual entertainment space through A+E Networks | TV18 (a joint venture between A+E Networks and TV18 Broadcast) and operates HistoryTV18. TV18 and Viacom18 have also formed a strategic joint venture called IndiaCast, a multi-platform 'content asset monetization' entity mandated to drive domestic and international channels distribution, placement services and content syndication for the bouquet of channels from TV18, Viacom18 and other broadcasters. Through 'Network18 Media & Investments Ltd.' [BSE: 532798, NSE: Network18], the group operates its digital, publishing and e-commerce assets including,, and 'Network18' also operates e-commerce properties like HomeShop18 and and publishes Forbes India, the nation's first local edition of a foreign news magazine title and one of the world’s most influential business brands, in collaboration with Forbes Media. In addition, through 'Network18', the group operates Network18 Publishing, a player in the special interest publishing space as well as E18, the group's event management venture and Sport18, its sports management and marketing division. 'Network18' has investments in Yatra, DEN Networks and other Capital18 portfolio companies. For more information, log on to

CNBC-TV18 is India's No.1 business medium and the undisputed leader in business news. CNBC-TV18 has been an integral part of the Indian economic story, spearheading and mirroring these enterprising times. The channel's benchmark coverage extends from corporate news, financial markets coverage, expert perspective on investing and management to industry verticals and beyond. CNBC-TV18 has been constantly innovating with new genres of programming that helps make business more relevant to different constituencies across India. India’s most able business audience consumes CNBC-TV18 for their information & investing needs. This audience is highly diversified at one level comprising of key groups such as business leaders, professionals, retail investors, brokers and traders, intermediaries, self employed professionals, High Net Worth individuals, students and even homemakers but shares a distinct commonality in terms of their spirit of enterprise.CNBC-TV18 is currently available in over 35 million households in India
CNBC Awaaz is a Hindi Business News Channel. The channel reaches out to India’s Hindi speaking consumers and is a source for information on intelligent investing, saving, spending decisions, as well as the latest career opportunities. The CNBC AWAAZ editorial team brings with them more than 15 years of experience each and a nationwide network spanning more than 45 cities. The reporting team is backed by a strong research set up, the first of its kind in India that specializes in research including consumer research, commodity markets, small business related information and stock markets. With, CNBC AWAAZ is now just a click away.
CNBC-TV18 Prime HD
The channel is India’s first HD enabled business news service, a new offering from CNBC-TV18, India’s No.1 business news channel. Viewers are offered live, unprecedented access to global markets through the day along with rich in-depth live financial data and news alerts, through a unique ‘2 window’ screen architecture. The channel is available on DISH TV (Ch. No. 76), Videocon D2H (Channel Number 975) and Hathway Digital (Ch. No.381) and is ‘Commercial free’ currently.
CNN-IBN is India's leading English News Channel and is one of the most respected and trusted sources for news and information in the country today. Led by the country’s most credible face in news television Padma Shri Rajdeep Sardesai, backed by a team of renowned journalists and supported by cutting edge broadcast technology, CNN-IBN brings to its viewers news that is unmatched in quality. CNN-IBN has been the world’s window to India and India's window to the world. The channel has been a ‘thought leader’ and has pioneered several path breaking initiatives that include CNN-IBN Indian of the Year, Real Heroes, Citizen Journalist Awards, Young Indian Leaders, India Positive Awards, and State of the Nation (channel’s flagship bi-annual poll), to name a few. Dedicated to becoming an engine of new journalism by treating news as sacred and giving the viewer a voice, the channel reaches out to an average of 20 million viewers every month. During the last 8 years, the channel has won over 170 awards and accolades at the prestigious Asian Television Awards, Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards, Indian Television Academy Awards, News Television Awards and Indian Telly Awards making it India’s most awarded English News Channel.
India's Channel of Impact - IBN7, is a Hindi News Channel with a single motive and promise to present news in a “no-nonsense manner” and deliver “truth in context” to the discerning viewers. The channel has a strong team of the best news professionals in the country, led by Padma Shri Rajdeep Sardesai and the channel’s Managing Editor Ashutosh. IBN7 boasts of some of the leading journalists in India and an editorial team that has names like Sanjeev Paliwal, Sandeep Chaudhary, MK Jha & Smita Sharma. Re-iterating its fearless approach to journalism and undying commitment to delivering the truth, IBN7, recently donned a world-class new look which accentuates the news content and positioning of the channel. The channel’s new logo has helped position it in a contemporary light; new colours, that bind it back to the mother brand Network18; and a new tagline – Bebaq Bekhauf – which is a logical continuation of the earlier tag line "Khabar – Har keemat Par" that reflects the channel’s approach to covering news. Within seven years of its inception, IBN7 has emerged as the thought leader in the cluttered Hindi news space with initiatives like IBN7 Diamond States Awards, IBN7 Super Idols, IBN7 Zindagi LIVE Awards, Citizen Journalist Awards, Young Indian Leaders, IBN7 Guru Shishya Awards etc. From giving the complete and holistic news coverage in ‘Danke Ki Chot Par’ to celebrating the triumphs of ordinary people on Zindagi LIVE to turning the spotlight on the newsmakers of the week on ‘Teekhi Baat, Prabhu (Chawla) Ke Saath’, the programming on IBN7 has been impactful, full of insights and relevant.
IBN-Lokmat is the joint venture of two leading media powerhouses in India, Network 18’s TV18 Broadcast Pvt. Ltd. and the Lokmat Group, running Maharashtra’s foremost newspaper. The 24-hours prime Marathi News Channel, over the past five years, has positioned itself on top of the ladder in the regional news industry. It is known for its distinct content and exceptional coverage of both national and international news, making it Maharashtra’s leading Marathi news and current affairs channel. IBN-Lokmat’s ‘Aajcha Sawal’, a daily news discussion primetime show maintains its promise to reach out to every Marathi in the world and ‘Great Bhet’ brings to its viewers a weekly interview with renowned personalities from various fields. Corresponding with every Marathi in India and across the globe, IBN-Lokmat has created an exclusive place for itself in the news industry. The channel is lead by veteran journalist Nikhil Wagle as the Editor and Padma Shri Rajdeep Sardesai as its Editor-in-Chief and has in a short time grown by leaps and bounds. With an exceptional team of reporters, expert journalists and non-stop coverage, IBN-Lokmat has contributed to the rise of the news industry. Attracting Marathi viewers in even the smallest part of the nation, the channel brings round-the-clock relevant information to all its viewers.
HISTORY TV18 is a factual entertainment channel that was launched by AETN18, a joint venture between Network18 and A+E Networks (formerly known as A&E Television Networks) which operates acclaimed global brands like History, Bio, Crime & Investigation Network and Lifetime. The channel is the first in a bouquet of factual entertainment channels to be launched by the joint venture in India. HISTORY TV18 is the leading destination for award-winning original non-fiction series and event specials that connect history with viewers in an informative, immersive and entertaining manner across multiple platforms. Programming covers a diverse variety of historical genres ranging from contemporary history to core history, technology to natural history, as well as science, archaeology and transport. The channel emerged as the leader in the factual entertainment genre in the 6 metros & key market clusters within a few weeks of its launch in October, ‘11. With a connectivity of 50 million households on leading cable TV platforms and DTH platforms, HISTORY TV18 reaches out to over 23 million viewers every week across the country.
Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd. is a 50/50 joint venture operation in India between Viacom Inc and TV18 Broadcast Ltd. Viacom18 Media Pvt. Ltd. operates eight general entertainment channels - MTV, COLORS, COLORS HD, Nick,Nick Jr. & Teen Nick, SONIC, Vh1, Comedy Central and a film business through Viacom18 Motion Pictures, that produces, acquires and distributes Hindi films, This apart, Viacom18 also runs Viacom's consumer products division in India. For more information on Viacom18, Viacom or Network18, log on to, and respectively.
IndiaCast IndiaCast
‘IndiaCast’ is a multi-platform ‘Content Asset Monetization’ entity, jointly owned by TV18 & Viacom18. IndiaCast drives Domestic Distribution, Placement Services, International channel distribution & ad sales, new media (digital) distribution and Content Syndication for TV18, Viacom18, A+E Networks | TV18 and ETV channels. The entity also distributes Sun Network Channels and Disney Channels in the Hindi Speaking Markets (HSMs) across India. For more information on IndiaCast, log on to
India's number 1 financial portal, reaches out to a wide cross-section of investors in the online space. With its in-depth reporting and analysis of the financial sector, has a loyal user base who make the site bigger than the rest of the category in a lot of significant parameters. Initially focused on stock market investors, today caters to the needs of investors across asset classes: equity, fixed income, real estate, and commodities.
Firstpost, India’s first exclusively digital newsroom, created the breaking views and non-stop journalism category in India. It serves as a trusted guide to the crush of news and ideas around us. With thoughtful analysis and fearless views, Firstpost editors and writers track news in India and the world and provide a perspective that is reflective of a changing dynamic.
IBNlive is India's leading and definitive news portal that provides dynamic online content including streaming video feeds from CNN-IBN and IBN7, breaking news alerts, and video downloads on mobile phones for users on the go. A popular feature is IBNBlogs, where users can interact and share views and opinions with our journalists through regular online posts. .
Forbes India
Forbes is the world’s leading business magazine and since its inception in 1917, it has stood, unwavering, for one overriding principle: the unshakable belief in the power of free enterprise.
Homeshop18’s mission is to build India’s most comprehensive virtual retailing business that offers consumers unmatched convenience of shopping and best value for money. HomeShop18 is a venture of the Network18 Group, one of India's leading media, Internet and entertainment groups. GS HomeShopping (Korea’s biggest online retailer) and SAIF Partners (a leading venture capital firm) are other investors in Homeshop18. Homeshop18 is India’s leading virtual retailer operating in a multimedia environment that includes television, web, catalogue and print to sell high quality products and services directly to consumers across the country. Homeshop18 launched India’s first 24 hour Home Shopping TV channel on April 9 2008 and has since partnered with the best brands in the country including Apple, Motorola, Reebok, Philips, Kaya, Godrej and others to provide superlative quality and exceptional value right from the stage of product selection, to placing the order and all the way to the final delivery at the consumer’s doorstep. Today’s Homeshop18 works with more than 400 top brands selling more than 20,000 SKUs (excluding the long tail) spanning multiple product categories. Today, Homeshop18 acquires a customer every 8 seconds, has over 4m customers and a high percentage of repeat buyers. This success is testimony to the company’s customer centric practices that have sent benchmarks in the retailing industry. is India’s No.1 entertainment e-ticketing brand. It’s operated by Big Tree Entertainment which is the country’s premiere comprehensive ticketing, information and analysis solutions provider. It provides cinemas and event organizers as well as the consumers a complete range of solutions through call centers, Internet ticketing, kiosk and a mobile ticketing platform. Today Bigtree's tentacles extend across the entire matrix of the motion picture distribution and exhibition. With a dedicated team of over 300 people, Bigtree is poised for growth in each sphere of its operations.
Network18 Publishing
Network18 Publishing is one of India’s leading special interest publishers spanning print, digital and on-ground. Popular titles include Overdrive, Better Photography, Entrepreneur, Better Interiors. Network18 Publishing encompasses a diversified franchise including allied events, exhibitions, awards, seminars and brand solutions in the B2C and B2B space. is one of the country’s leading horizontal portals, bringing in the latest and best in entertainment and news for everyone. Videos, Music, News, Celebrities, Listings, Games and the world’s shortest email is India’s gateway to the internet.
Tech2 is India's biggest and most comprehensive personal technology website. Along with in-depth and authoritative reviews across 40+ product categories, tech2 also offers its readers a continuous stream of new and analysis on the latest trends in the world of technology.
PowerYourTrade is a financial advisory portal, delivering a comprehensive mix of expert advice, stock news and analysis to investors and traders. This site has India's leading technical and fundamental analysts giving out daily trading calls, as well as long-term investment strategies.
CompareIndia is India's foremost online pre-purchase research and comparison site. It helps millions of consumers identify the right product at the right price and at the right location. Thousands of dealers and resellers across India update prices for hundreds of thousands of products, both on-ground and online, giving users the most up-to-date price and product comparison tool in the country.
Biztech2, the business technology media label from Network18, is the widest-reach business technology media brand in India today, aimed at building and empowering a community of business technology decision makers. Biztech2.0 TV, the online, on-demand Enterprise Technology channel on is a revolution in enterprise technology media in India, with never-before-seen case studies, features, interviews and more on cutting-edge Internet video.
Mobile18, the mobile arm of Web18, is focused on delivering the best of Network18 content and services to millions of users through its wide suite of products and solutions. From live streaming to WAP services, from developing exclusive products for voice and data platforms to championing the network short code 51818, Mobile18 is at the forefront in this converging multi-device age.
Yatra provides travel-related information, pricing, availability and reservations for airlines, hotels, railway, buses and car rentals across 5000 large cities and small rural areas throughout India. Yatra's multi-language customer service center enablesbusiness and family/leisure travelers to make well-informed and cost effective bookings 24 hours a day or night, 365 days a year, through its online, call center and mobile support.
Capital18 is the group’s venture capital and private equity arm focused on making investments in media, entertainment and technology ventures.
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