Satcaster DirecTV has reupped its North American carriage deal for News Corp.’s Star cluster of Indian TV nets.
Star India Plus, Star One, Star India News and Vijay debuted on DirecTV in November 2004 and now have a multi-year renewal.
They are available as part of DirecTV’s HindiDirect I and HindiDirect II packages on the 116-channel WorldDirect programming platform.
Separately, Star announced Thursday the appointment of David Radoczy as its chief technology officer, replacing Dr. Guo Xiao Yong. Radoczy joins from Nine Network Australia.