This Channel of choice was 1st started in year 2000 as a Terrestrial Channel of Leicester-shire operating out of Leicester .since it was a terrestrial channel it was visible to the majority of Asian Diaspora. In and around Leicester-shire only till 2003.
It grew to become a Satellite Channel in year 2004 .Since than MATV Channel has not looked back.
It was moved to the London facility in Year 2008 and since then Channel has grown from Strength to Strength to Become the Channel of Asian Diaspora. Be it a Bollywood event in London or be it a community event in Birmingham or as far as Glasgow MATV can go live from anywhere in Europe. With increasing number of Indians & other Asians in EU, MATV has started serving the Indian Diaspora in Europe as well.
As one of the oldest ASIAN CHANNEL In Europe its viewership is very wide and entire Europe from Norway to Turkey. watches MATV.
We regularly receive live calls on our various shows from Countries including Poland, Germany Netherland, Norway, Sweden, Italy France, Belgium, Denmark, Switzerland etc. MATV has done Live Community events from Various European destinations including France, Germany, Belgium ,Italy etc.
MATV runs lot of live debate shows which gives voice to the European Asians and not to forget the Indians. We bring in Live Broadcast from India on our Republic Day and Independence Day every year.
FOLLOWING ARE THE SALIENT FEATURES OF MATV CHANNEL
1. It is a satellite Channel operating on BSKYB platform in UK & Europe As Channel no. 793.
2. It is available free to air to All satellite homes in EUROPE.
3. It is a community Channel for Asians outside Asia.
4. MATV Channel does maximum Live shows in Europe.
5. MATV has maximum programming for all Communities.
6. MATV does programming on all issues which effects Asians in Europe.
7. MATV is trying to fill the void for Indians Living away from India.
8. MATV covers maximum community events may be Holi, Diwali, EID, Vaisakhi, Christmas Or Durga Pooja.
9. MATV covers Local Community events. Free of Cost.
10. MATV is working hard to promote our National Language Hindi. In Europe.
11. MATV covers all valued programmes done by Nehru Centre.
12. MATV works very closely with HCI UK for any community related events.
13. British Indians Identify MATV Channel as their own Local Channel
14. MATV has been in the fore front to Cover Any Indian Event .
15. MATV also covers all Important events at Bhartiya Vidhya bhavan.