TV Entertainment Evolution in India

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After Independence in 1947, Our Country was struggling to get on its own feet. It was the need of the time to develop in every field. Entertainment in remote area was also a thing to pay attention to. Along with this, mass addressing to the public was also needed. So it was decided that All India Radio would be given the responsibility to start the Television telecast System. Here on AchhiBaat.Com (ABC) I am giving the evolution of television system in our country in a chronological manner. I hope the viewers of ABC will like this information.

 

1950

Only Radio channels , No TV

1959

First Experimental telecast of TV through antenna.

1965

TV telecast started officially in Delhi .

 

1975

Television services extended to 7 cities of India. Programs were mainly telecast by Doordarshan, which was a part of All India Radio (AIR)

1976

Television  services separated from All India Radio. The telecast was done twice a day in the morning and evening. The programs included only health, agricultural, drama, music, dance and a few entertainment programs

1982

National telecast was introduced. Colour television was introduced in the market. People started owning more and more television sets.

1984

“Hum log “, “wagle ki duniya”, “buniyaad” and comedy serial “Yeh jo hai zindgi” were started.

Hindi feature film on every sunday and a musical songs “Chitrahaar” and “Rangoli” also started

1987

Epic serials Ramayan and Mahabharat started holding the world record of viewership

1990

Dish TV also named as “cable” started, eliminating the need of antenna gradually. In the beginning, DD and only 1 channel like Star TV,  Zee etc.

2000

First DTH service started by Dish TV india. Providing 100s of channels.

2010

First HD service channel introduced in India

2015

Intenet based apps like Netflix, Amazon Prime hit the market Due to increasing popularity and easy availability of Internet services

2016

Reliance Jio started providing 4g internet… And Jio TV, giving easy access to TV channels as and when required, making YouTube easy for general public.

2018

Market flooded with apps and huge no. Of webseries exclusively on those apps.

2030

Where do we go

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