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Associated Broadcasting Company

Associated Broadcasting Company Private Limited was founded in 2003 by Ravi Prakash and a group of young journalists. The company is active in broadcast television, filmed entertainment, cable network programming, and broadcast television outside India including the USA and Africa. The company works with Dish Network in the USA and Simba TV in Africa. The company runs television news channels under the TV9 brand name including TV9 Telugu, TV1 Hyderabad, TV9 Marathi, TV9 Gujarati, TV9 Kannada, News9 Bangalore and TV9 USA. In March 2019, the company launched a new channel, TV9 in Hindi called “TV9 Bharatvarsh” (TV9 India).

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Private Limited

Business Sectors

TV Broadcasting


Individual Owner

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TV1 Hyderabad (Missing Data)

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Cable Infrastructure

Simba Television, Africa

General Information

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Affiliated Interests Founder

Ravi Prakash

is the founder of Associated Broadcasting Company Private Limited. A Harvard Business School graduate in Business Administration and Management, he has also done Media Strategy from Harvard Business School, and founded the Simba TV Afrique, according to his LinkedIn profile. Ravi Prakash is the Chairman of the Ravi Prakash Foundation, which is involved in education and health projects in rural India.




TV9 Andhra Pradesh and Telengana,

No.97, Road,3, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad,

Telangana - 500034.

Tel.: + 91-9948290901, + 91-40-23352336,

Fax: + 91-40-23351553 / 22,




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Executive Board

Ravi Prakash

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Associated Broadcasting Company Private Limited, Director – Satyakam Media Private Limited, Director – Rfactory Private Limited, Director - Gujarat TV9 Private Limited, Director – Greenline Media and Communications (India) Private Limited

Further Information

Data Publicly Available

ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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Although ownership data of the company is available on the Ministry of Corporate website, there are reports in the media that the ownership changed hands in August 2018. However, fresh filings in the month of February 2019 mention the same ownership as before. The company was written to, by email on the 25th January 2019 and by courier on the 1st February 2019, seeking confirmation of details regarding the channels and the Company. The company has not responded to the communication.

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