Network18's FYI TV18 & FYI TV18 HD channels to cease ops from July 8
Adding to the list of channels shutting down after COVID-19 disrupted India, FYI TV18 and FYTV18 HD has announced its shutdown from 8th July 2020, which will be around a week after Delhi Aaj Tak, AXN and AXN HD will be shutting down. Other channels in the list are Sony MIX, Sony ESPN, Sony ESPN HD and 9XO.
Indiacast Media, which is venture by TV18 and Viacom18 holds the mandate for their channel distribution and has notified the shutdown of FYI TV18 and FYI TV18 HD effective July 8, 2020 in line with the compliances mandated by the provision of Telecommunication (Broadcasting and Cable) Services (Eighth) (Addressable Systems) Tariff Order 2017.
The shutdown of FYI TV18 will reduce AETN18 offerings in India from the existing 4 channels to 2 channels.