FAST. FAIR. FEARLESS.
About Us :
Frontier TV - a round the clock, multi-lingual satellite TV channel based in Guwahati - is the only news & current affairs channel which caters to the needs and aspirations of the entire region of Northeast India. The channel is equipped with the latest state of the art infrastructure and broadcast equipment, arguably one of the best in Southeast Asia.
This unique Northeast-centric channel headquartered in Guwahati has emerged to be one of the leading innovative and interactive TV channels from Northeast. The channel in a short span of time has become acceptable across the region. The channel is focusing on the rich university & culture, tradition & lifestyle of the region vis-à-vis innovative and interactive news and current affairs programs.
The Channel airs bulletins and programming in four major languages of the region - Assamese, Bengali, Hindi and English.
Reporters / Correspondents / Bureaux :
The channel has a string of correspondents and bureaux across eight Northeastern states including Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim. The channel also maintains reporters and DSNG vans at Kolkata, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai and Mumbai.
The channel has been able to map the region with various news coverages from the remotest of the remote areas, highlighting the issues confronting the region. The channel has been successfully portraying Northeast for mainstream media. It has tie-ups with various other leading media houses and news agencies for broadcasting news from regions in the remaining parts of India and the world. The content of the channel not only reflects Northeast India but it also has programming from across the globe, keeping in mind the tastes of local as well as a global audience.
Frontier TV is satellite carried and cable distributed at the moment. It is perhaps the only channel that finds a presence in cable in all the eight states of the northeast.Other than this, it is also on the AIRTEL DTH which is the most popular and fastest growing direct to home DTH in the eastern region. Frontier is also monitored and assessed using peoplemeters by the most credible agency in India called TV Audience Measurement (TAM) that has been rating our channel high on audience response.
The channel has the best state of the art infrastructure in the entire Northeast India. The channel is positioned with the best equipment available for broadcast media. The channel is using Octopus News automation, fork automation and the latest editing software. The channel has a unique Look and Feel, which has been designed using wasp 3D graphics software. The channel has three multi-camera studios with robotic technology and mimosa for news and current affairs programmes. Frontier is the only TV channel in Northeast to have mobile studio bus equipment with latest studio infrastructure. DSNG & OB vans are placed in all strategic locations of the region for transmitting news as and when it happens living upto its motto of FAST, FAIR, FEARLESS. The channel is using spectra with atempo for maintaining its achives and a unique digital asset management system, which is being used for the first time by any TV channel in the Northeast.
Journalists and Anchors:
The Frontier team is headed by Editor-in-chief Manoranjana Sinh who has the distinction of having launched the first few electronic media and FM radio projects in this part of the country. With an impeccable career in journalism spanning over two decades, she has worked with all national print and television houses before setting up her own ventures.
The journalists team is led by the Managing Editor who has been part and parcel of TV channels in Assam before taking over the editorial assignment with Frontier TV. The Content Head Saidul Khan is known for his career and business shows which he continues to anchor here, while simultaneously gearing up the best in content.
Some of the best known career journalists drawn from print and TV set-ups have joined us to ensure that we have the best and most credible team of news-gathering. We can easily boast of some of the best anchors and news presenters that the region has to offer. A host of celeb anchors for programming and news, incredible touch-screen graphics to hold the imagination of the viewers, public action campaigns and current affairs show make this channel wholesome viewing for all age groups and stratas of society.
Our technical team is trained across the best channels in India and is drawn mostly from Kolkata and New Delhi. Qualified technicians are in place to handle state of the art library and archival systems like DAM, graphical systems like the Wasp 3D, editing software on latest APPLE MAC final cut pro (FCP) systems, completely automatic transmission master control rooms, Sony state of the art robotic cameras that ensure fully automated studios, 32-channel audio mixers, high grade vision mixers, top Sony ENG cameras for news gathering and astonishingly modern studio sets.
Technical Details :
- Satellite : Intelsat 10
- Downlink Frequency : 4013
- Symbal Rate : 7200
- Airtel DTH : 627