DM Digital TV corporate brochure


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DM Digital is one of the largest Asian television networks in the UK, broadcasting live, 24 x 7 from its studio in Manchester.

DM Digital is the first Asian Channel in the UK to broadcast in 6 regional languages, which include English, Punjabi, Urdu, Sindhi, Kashmiri and Hindi. It has a combined viewership of 30 million across UK, Middle East and Asian Countries.

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DM Digital TV corporate brochure

  1. 1. Engage. Inspire. Inform. Entertain DM DIGITAL TELEVISION LIMITED Bringing Asia closer to you DM DIGITAL TELEVISION NETWORK LIMITED 57-63 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester, M4 4ET, England, United Kingdom Tel: +44 (0) 161 833 3774 1 Fax: +44 (0) 161 839 4345 Web:
  2. 2. Experience, exciting, intuitive, creative, dynamic, smart, colourful, rich, engaging, redefining, ground breaking, innovative, engage, fresh, professional, interactive, accessible, open, free, compatible, beautiful, functioning, transforming, enhanc- ing, leading, beautiful. perfectionists, striving, obsessive, fastidious, intelligent, trusted, respect, responsible, empowered, absolute, responsive, careful, human, open, attentive, knowledgeable, straightforward, informative, heart, soul, learn, alive, vivid, demand, loyal, inclusive, beautiful, excite, exclusive, creative, chal- lenging, new, international, visionary, distinctive, elegant, confident, different, memorable, strong, simple, imaginative, inspiring, experienced. 2
  3. 3. Welcome to DM Digital TV DM Digital Television Limited Welcome to DM Digital TV. The Since its launch on 26th June 2005, DM Digital Television has been constantly providing channel helped establish DM Digital quality Urdu and Punjabi programming to global Asian communities, with the ultimate as a company that is audience focused objective of "connecting the world to South East Asia and shortening the distance be- and provides engaging and inspiring tween Asian around the world". The dynamism of this massive market, combined with experiences. successful expansion strategies, has allowed DM Digital TV to develop a coherent and cohesive multi-media platform. Coverage DM Digital Television is a UK based television broadcaster that seeks to promote a free Here at DM Digital TV our aim is to flow of information and entertainment among the budding Asian community world- provide our viewers with up-to date wide. DM Digital Television features a broad mix of programmes, ranging from politi- news and reviews - analysis from cal and economic news and current affairs, documentaries to talk shows, lifestyle and around the world. infotainment programmes, annual events, movies, DM drama specials and films of both Bollywood, Lollywood and foreign origin. Today, DM Digital Television and DM Digital Global Channels broadcast to audience in Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa, covering more than 100 countries and regions via AsiaSat 3S, Eurobird and Thaicom 5. 3
  4. 4. Company Overview Milestones DM Digital is one of the largest Asian television networks in the UK, broadcast- ing live, 24 x 7 from its offices in Manchester. Celebrating its fifth anniversary DM Digital Television has achieved numerous mile- this year, DM Digital TV creates and broadcasts many popular programs and live stones in the past five years in the British Asian as shows to global audience in 100+ countries. DM that stands for ‘Dorian Metaye’ well as international community. has effectively brought the Asian and English cultures closer by integrating the • 2005 The launch of DM Digital TV communities. Channel. DM Digital is the first Asian Channel in the UK to broadcast in 6 languages, • 2006 As an infant broadcaster, DM which include English, Punjabi, Urdu, Sindhi, Arabic and Hindi. It broadcast as Digital provided multi-faceted live a Free To Air channel to potential 300 million satellite homes across UK, Europe, news coverage and programming Middle East and Asian Countries. Its channel programming covers a full range • 2007 The launch of English Programming of genres, including Live TV, drama, entertainment, news, current affairs, factual, starting with News and Shine sport and children’s programming. Watch DM Digital on SKY channel 802. • 2008 The launch of DM News, DM Islam Network programming covers a full range of genres, including Live TV, drama, and DM World Channels in Europe entertainment, news, current affairs, factual, sport and children’s programming. • 2009 The launch of DM Global TV which This ensures that viewers right across the World and in the UK are able to share broadcast to over 100 countries in in viewing some of the UK’s favourite programmes. Asia, Middle East and Africa DM Digital Television network programming caters especially to the regional in- terests of people living in London, Birmingham, Leicester, Manchester, Glasgow and other areas of the UK. 4
  5. 5. Management Structure DM Digital Television Since the beginning in Departments and Structure Chairman & CEO 2005, DM Digital TV has Dr. Liaqat Malik strived to deliver a popu- lar, quality and hard hit- TV Network Channel Programming Marketing Operations ting programmes to the General Manager Head Channel Programming Dept Head of Marketing Director Operations S. Bukhari Nazia Malik Raman Mac Raheel Anjum Asian, UK and Middle East market. Meet the Sales, England English Department Graphics Playout Services Manager Sales Editor English Programming team who have helped re- M. Kazmi Amy Childs Jay Manager Zaki Suhurzdy alise this vision. Sales, Europe Urdu Department Broadcast Manager Sales Creative Studio Editor Urdu Programming Broadcast Controller A. Minhas Waseem Chaudhary Zia-ul-Haq Daniel Harrison Regional Studios Punjabi Department Bureau Chief, London Production Editor Punjabi Programming S. Iqbal Zia - ul – Haq Aqueela Sundus Accounts Shabbir Regional Studios Shine Account Manager Qaiser Bureau Chief, Glasgow Shahid Rashid Pari Dr. Kosser Derek Marks Usman Accounts Regional Studios Producer Account Executive Bureau Chief, Pakistan Daniel Harrison Tazeen + Sonia J. Akhtar 5
  6. 6. Our Services - Playout Services Our Services DM Digital Television has grown into a multi-national media enterprise with a global DM Digital TV offers a wide variety reputation and worldwide brand recognition. The DM Digital group runs a multi-me- of channel programming to suit its dia business, including the DM Shop, DM Teleshopping Network, Mantech, one of the viewers aged 16-64 largest private educational college in North West England, Legal firm - Malik solicitors and Properties management business. Playout Services Whether you are an established broadcaster or looking to start-up a new channel, we can facilitate your channel's entire transmission requirements. Our Playout Suite is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is connected by the latest BT fibre technology providing links to major teleports across the world and offer a complete solution for your television channel at a very competative price that cannot be beaten by any of our competitor. • Powered by Automated Air-Box Servers. • Title Box provides logo, clock, graphics, text and crawlers. • Live studio and satellite feed insertion. • 24/7 off-air satellite return monitoring. • Ingest systems compatible with all major tape formats. • Sky EPG (Electronic Programme Guide) preparation and delivery. • OFCOM compliance recording. 6
  7. 7. Our Services - Studio Hire STUDIO HIRE DM Digital TV commits to its DM Digital has modern and state of the art studio facilities in Manchester, Glasgow and Lon- viewers unlike any other Asian don offices for TV production and visual effects. DM Digital provides the perfect settings and Television company. its five studios provide diverse settings with full gallery. Equipped with the latest technology, which allows you, to produce a live tv program, film and or television shows. At DM Digital we understand production deadlines and programming schedules and as a studio, we make things work, no matter what. Our studio facilities and the team have the dynamism, energy and track record to deliver stunning results for you, every time. The facilities include - Fully Lit Studios • Tricaster Studio with Video Playback & Graphics Generator. • 3 x JVC GY-HD251CHE Studio Cameras with CCU’s (extra cameras available). • Behringer Xenyx Premium Audio Mixer. • 2 Way Camera & Floor Talkback + 1 Way Talent Talkback. • Incoming telephone line available through sound desk with floor sound. • Create your own set and utilise a range of stock furniture, foliage and screens. • Audience seating available with a capacity of 35 people. • Studio connected by BT Fibre to major teleports or Satellite Uplink available. Also available is a smaller studio with Chroma Key and Auto-Cue facilities, a fully working kitchen which can be used as a live set, as well as a rooftop area offering an angelic panoramic backdrop of Manchester City Centre and suburbs. 7
  8. 8. Our Services - Outdoor Broadcast (DSNG Vans) Outside Broadcast DM Digital has fleet of broadcast vehicles available 24/7. We can produce and “DM Digital TV believes that its view- transmit your event live across the UK, Europe and even the World. Our OB ers should be able to enjoy the televi- Vans can cover any event live - including award ceremonies, fashion shows, mu- sion experience they demand, when sic concerts, news reports, sport events or even a prestigious wedding. they want it and in the format that is most appropriate to them at the time.” The OB facilities are available for hire by both internal and external clients and these include: • 2 Broadcast Vehicles available at any location in the UK. • Vehicles fully equipped to cater for individual needs of each client. • Satellite Uplink for live broadcasting. • Recording facilities onto DV tape or DVD. • Self powered offering the ability to broadcast from remote locations. • Fully Trained Crew available throughout your broadcast. 8
  9. 9. Transmission Details for DM Digital Global TV Middle East - India, Pakistan and Africa Satellite : AsiaSat 3S If you have any queries please feel free to contact Polarisation : Horizontal us at one of our offices at Manchester, London Downlink Frequency : 4071 MHz and Glasgow. Symbol Rate : 14240 Msymb / sec Localisation : 105.5 degree East, FEC 3/4 Far East, Australia, Asia and Africa Satellite : Thaicom 5 Polarisation : Horizontal Downlink Frequency : 3551 MHz Symbol Rate : 13333 Msymb / sec Localisation : 78.5 degree East, FEC 3/4 Transponder : 4G 9
  10. 10. Head Office Manchester TV House 57-63 Cheetham Hill Road Manchester - M4 4ET England, UK t: +44 (0) 161 833 3774 f: +44 (0) 161 839 4345 e: DM DIGITAL TELEVISION LIMITED London 5A Courtney Road East lane Business Park Wembley, Middlesex HA9 7ND England, UK Bringing Asia closer to you M: +44 (0) 796 0181 840 E: Glasgow 261 Maxwell Road Glasgow G4 1TE Scotland, UK t: +44 (0) 161 834 2977 f: +44 (0) 161 839 4345 e: DM DIGITAL TELEVISION NETWORK LIMITED 57-63 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester, M4 4ET, England, United Kingdom Tel: +44 (0) 161 833 3774 Fax: +44 (0) 161 839 4345 © Copyright 2010. DM Digital TV Network Ltd. All Rights Reserved. 10 Web: