PTC Punjabi is a popular Punjabi television network from India and is owned by PTC Network. It features general interest programming including news, dramas, comedies, music and talk shows. PTC Punjabi commenced operations in August 2008 and in a years time has become the most popular television network in Punjab. In 2009, PTC Punjabi expanded its reach internationally, it launched in the USA on DirecTV on August 23, 2009. In September 2009, a Canadian version launched via a partnership with Channel Punjabi Television. In early 2010, PTC Punjabi was removed from DirecTV for unknown reasons. On August 25, 2010, PTC Punjabi launched on Dish Network, making the channel available in the USA once again. In July 2010 PTC Punjabi was launched in Australia on Konnect Tv Network, however the version in Australia is taking live feeds from India but does not include a news bulletin.