WION global news channel to launch on Africa's Kwesé TV
Fri, 09 Jun 2017 13:09
Zee Africa recently announced the launch of its global English news channel, WION (The World is One Family) on Africa's pay–TV network, Kwesé TV.
WION will premiere to African audiences in Kwesé TV's current satellite markets on channel 731 and will reach viewers in Ghana, Zambia, Rwanda and Lesotho through its multi-platform broadcast offering which includes linear TV, the Kwesé mobile app and web streaming services.
"With WION, we commit to deliver to the African viewers, authentic information and a local perspective to what is happening in our world today," says Harish Goyal, the CEO of Zee Africa.
This will be the third channel from Zee on the Kwesé platform which already hosts Zee Bollynova on channel 150 and Bollymovies on channel 155, which were both added on 30 January 2017.
WION has its head office in Delhi and bureaus in 37 global locations. The news channel has international reach and multi-cultural staff adding local perspective to every global news story.
WION is the first India based network to have its presence in regions like the UK, USA, China, Russia and Africa making it South Asia's first convergent, multi-media English News Network.
"A premium news offering is one of the key things consumers look for on television. The addition of WION to our line-up not only grows our news and actuality offering but also adds further diversity to our bouquet," concludes president and group chief executive officer of Econet Media, Joseph Hundah.