Sun Direct, an Indian DTH provider. Know more about the owner of Sun Direct with the Company information and the founder’s full wiki profile. Sun Direct DTH,  provide direct-to-home television services to every household in India. Here full profile of the founder of this company and also you can get Sun Direct Customer Care contact numbers.

  • About the owner of Sun Direct DTH

Owner of Sun Direct TV India - Chairman and Director- Wiki and Profile
Owner of Sun Direct TV India – Chairman and Director- Wiki and Profile

Sun direct satellite service, launched in 2007.  In fact, Sun Direct is a joint venture between the Kalaniti Maran’s Sun Network family and the Astro Group of Malaysia. Sun Direct launched with the transmitter of digital satellite television and audio to each television in India. The company is headquartered in Chennai, India.

  • About The Sun Direct DTH Limited Wiki

Company Name Sun Direct DTH Private Limited
Parent Kalanidhi Maran
Founded  2007 ( December)
Official Website
Head Office Chennai, India
Murasoli Maran Towers, 73,
MRC Nagar Main Road,
MRC Nagar Chennai- 600 028
Sun Direct TV India Customer Care
  • Official Page
  • 1800 123 7575 (Toll-Free Number)
  • 7601012345 (Help Line Number)
  • Company Logo

Owner of Sun Direct DTH TV India - Wiki and logo
Owner of Sun Direct DTH TV India – Wiki and logo
  • Details of the owner of Sun Direct DTH(Wiki)

Currently, Kalanidhi Murasoli Maran is chairman of Sun Network and Sun Direct DTH Private Limited. Born in 1964.  In a word, he owns the Sun group. Including television channels, newspapers, weeklies, FM radio stations, and other Sun products.  He also holds a major share in Spice Jet( an Indian airline).

Mr. Swaminathan, current Chief Executive Officer of the Sun Direct DTH. He joined Sun Direct in November 2015. Swaminathan holds is a Chartered Accountant with over 23 years of experience.  Previously, he acted as the Chief Executive Officer of Asianet Satellite Communications Ltd.

After the DTH policy was announced by the government in December 2007, Astro picked up a 20% stake in Sun Direct TV, the stake was valued at approximately $115 million. Sun Direct TV, registered on 16 February 2005. In the first place, the launch of Sun Direct INSAT 4C failure resulted in Sun Direct’s lack of transponders, delaying the launch. The service was finally launched on 18 Jan 2008 after the availability of transponders from INSAT 4B.

Sun Network, is an Indian Mass media company owned by Kalanidhi Maran. It is Asia’s largest TV Network.  For the most part, they own the first private Tamil channel, Sun TV.

In December 2009, Sun Direct launched in Mumbai.  Consequently, after April 2010, Sun Direct became the No. 1 DTH service provider by crossing 5.8 million subscribers.

  • Details of the Company

The company provides 200+ channels across all languages. Successfully covering 12 Million subscribers. Sun Direct allows its users to record and play the telecasted programs for free.

Sun Direct, during its launch period, as a promotional offer provided free dishes and set-top boxes for its subscribers. And the base plan, for Rs 75.

Another key point, they provide reasonable plans that can suit every budget and requirement. Indeed, the company enables an online recharge facility, that aids its users with ease.

Sun Direct, is a known direct broadcast satellite service provider. To explain, for the transmitting of HD Channels on GSAT-15 Sun Direct at 93.5°E MPEG-4 digital compression is used. Also, the SD Channels on MEASAT-3 at 91.5°E.

Especially, Sun Direct DTH, the first satellite provider to provide high-definition television service to India. Sun direct DTH limited generated the revenue of US$98 million in the year 2021.

  • Sun Direct TV India customer care

There are the full contact details of the Indian DTH company Sun Direct TV service center numbers, You can use any one of the numbers. The all-Indian language is supported by Sun Direct DTH TV India Limited. You can follow the official link of Sun’s website for accessing the details.

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