The story of G Next Media Pvt Ltd is already a media legend in India. In 2008, about 62 people left their well-cushioned jobs at India’s biggest media company and started PTC brand of channels. From 2008 till now, they haven’t looked back
Promoted by G Next Media Private Limited, the PTC Network is world’s most popular and largest Punjabi TV Network. The network under the leadership of Rabindra Narayan, Managing Director & President has successfully expanded its base to UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand & Europe. Having three flagship channels – PTC Punjabi, PTC News & Chakk De under its umbrella touching lives of millions of viewers across the globe with a common objective that primarily focus on – Punjab, Punjabi and Punjabiyat the PTC network channels features wholesome family entertainment for all age groups including news.
PTC Punjabi, PTC News & PTC Chak De are leading Punjabi Entertainment, Punjabi News & Punjabi Music channels under the umbrella of G Next Media with offices in New Delhi, Mohali (Punjab), Amritsar (Punjab), Mumbai, New York (USA), Mississauga, Ontario (Canada) and London. The channels are commitment bound to the overall objective of being part of the daily lives of millions of Punjabi viewers through its various programming initiatives.
PTC NETWORK beams all three channels on all DTH platforms in India as well as cable networks and on DISH NETWORK as well as SLING INTERNATIONAL in USA. The best of three channels is available as PTC PUNJABI CANADA on Bell, Telus, Rogers, Shaw in Canada and a separate dedicated European PTC PUNJABI is available free to air on SKY across Europe.
With a commanding 80% market share both in terms of viewership as well as revenue, PTC NETWORK is indeed the biggest and the best Punjabi television network in the World. G Next Media is constantly churning out the best Punjabi programming at the grandest of the scale. The annual properties are PTC PUNJABI MUSIC AWARDS, PTC PUNJABI FILMS AWARDS, MR PUNJAB, VOICE OF PUNJAB, WORLD KABADDI League and many more.
The USP and the soul of the channel remains the daily telecast of GURBANI KIRTAN from the GOLDEN TEMPLE for which the company has 11 year exclusive rights.
The company has over 350 employees, four state-of-the-art studios and the best of the media talent.
Meet the Team
Managing Director & President
Considered as the Father of Punjabi Television, Narayan was the leader of the team that launched first-ever Punjabi satellite channel, Punjabi World. He is credited with the unique achievement of putting Gurbani on the World’s television map as the team led by him started beaming Gurbani Kirtan from Sri Darbar Sahib, Amritsar, in 1998. He has been honoured with the Delhi State Punjabi Media Award by the Delhi Government in 2003. He has also contributed his might to the cause of Punjabi theatre where he has worked as an actor, director, designer since 1983 with leading theatre workers of that time. He was also the General Secretary with Collegiate Drama Society which has staged over 2000 Shows during the past three decades. His biggest achievement was the creation of the first-ever Punjabi sound-n-light multi-media stage show, Aazaadi Dey Taraaney, to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Indian Independence. Narayan has also been a respected journalist. He was Acting Editor with The Weekly SUN in the early Nineties and before that he was Culture Editor with Sunday Mail. He was also a respected music and film critic during his stint as a journalist and wrote columns in various publications. Narayan branched onto television in late Nineties and founded ETC PUNJABI besides being the Business Head of ZEE PUNJABI & ALPHA ETC PUNJABI. A creative man at heart, Narayan specializes in conceptualizing high interest television content and proudly heads the World’s Number One Punjabi television network which produces more than 80% of the original Punjabi language non-film, non-songs software in the world. Essentially a team man, Narayan continues to serve the cause of Punjab, Punjabi and Punjabiyat through Punjabi Channels. Narayan is the Founder and Managing Director & President of G Next Media Pvt. Ltd since 2007.