Advertisement


Advertisement

Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Update: Andhra Prabha’s English news channel expected to launch in 15 days time on 4 DTH..
#1
Advertisement
Andhra Prabha’s English news channel expected to launch in 15 days time on four DTH platforms

[Image: India-Ahead-cover.jpg]

MUMBAI: English news channel India Ahead, an initiative by Telugu daily Andhra Prabha publication, is expected to launch in the next 15 days. The channel will be available on four direct to home (DTH) platforms Dish TV, Tata Sky, Airtel Digital TV and Videocon d2h.

The soft launch of the channel has already been done. It is available on select cable operators in South India like Hathway Cable and Datacom.

“The soft launch of the channel has already done and hopefully the channel will be launched in coming 15 days,” a source close to the development told TelevisionPost.com.

India Ahead, which is owned by Goutam Mootha, will mark the entry of Andhra Prabha Publication in the broadcast space. The channel’s head office is located in Hyderabad and the bureau office is in New Delhi with an employee strength of 60-70 people.

The channel has made some key appointments. Chetan Sharma is the CEO and Editorial Director of the channel. Sharma has earlier worked with media houses such as Zee Business, NDTV and TV Today Network.

Senior journalist Sanket Upadhyay has been roped in as Managing Editor of the news channel. Prior to joining India Ahead, he was working with CNN-News18 as Deputy Executive Editor.

Sana Khan has taken up the role of Senior News Editor whereas Shivraj Prasad is Executive Editor at the channel. Brijesh Nigam has been appointed as the Head- Business Strategy.

The English news genre had seen a new entrant after a long time in 2017 with the launch of Arnab Goswami’s Republic TV. Apart from Republic TV, Mirror Now is also a new entrant in the genre. The genre also has established players like Times Now, India Today TV, CNN-News18, NDTV 24×7.

Source:
___________________________________________
Airtel Digital HD Recorder / Kerala Vision Digital TV
Reply
Thanks given by:
Advertisement
Advertisement




Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  General News: Zee to launch Zee Classic HD channel nairrk 0 133 07-16-2018, 02:28 PM
Last Post: nairrk
  General News: Star World to disrupt programming for 24 hrs to promote Westworld S2 launch nairrk 0 118 07-12-2018, 02:41 PM
Last Post: nairrk
  General News: News18 India asserts leadership position in prime-time through new campaign nairrk 0 140 07-07-2018, 07:04 AM
Last Post: nairrk
  General News: Asianet News Network launches bi-lingual news platform MyNation.com nairrk 0 173 07-06-2018, 07:34 PM
Last Post: nairrk
  General News: In South India, local language TV news consumption highest in Karnataka nairrk 0 134 07-04-2018, 12:36 PM
Last Post: nairrk
  General News: V6 News set to launch Telugu GEC nairrk 0 115 06-22-2018, 09:05 AM
Last Post: nairrk
  General News: Sky News gets 15-year commitment from Disney in takeover battle nairrk 0 175 06-21-2018, 09:31 AM
Last Post: nairrk
  General News: Time Warner to be renamed Warner Media, Turner CEO exits nairrk 0 127 06-18-2018, 07:01 PM
Last Post: nairrk
  General News: BBC World Service to launch first India focussed English language podcast.. nairrk 0 216 06-13-2018, 06:54 PM
Last Post: nairrk
  Update: DD News to migrate to Pebble Beach Systems’ playout platform nairrk 0 156 06-12-2018, 01:41 PM
Last Post: nairrk

Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)
Advertisement