NDTV 24×7 GOES LIVE ON VIRGIN MEDIA, UK
New Delhi, December 16, 2011
NDTV is proud to announce its premier English news channel NDTV 24×7 is now also available on Virgin Media in the UK. Reaching out to an additional 3 million plus households, NDTV 24×7 becomes Asia’s first and only news channel to be a part of Virgin’s base pack along with other leading International news channels.
Winner of numerous awards, including the Asian Television Award for Best News Channel, NDTV 24×7 is home to the finest international award winning journalists and TV production team across the country. Incisive and creative, NDTV 24×7 targets the global Indian with news that is credible, true and fast.
Speaking on the occasion, NDTV’s Head – Network Distribution and Affiliate Sales, Rahul Sood, said "With this launch on Virgin, NDTV 24×7 is now available across a large majority of the TV viewing homes across the UK. It helps us further penetrate the UK market and reach out to all those viewers who have a deeper commercial and cultural interest in the news and stories from the sub-continent."
Cindy Rose, Executive Director of Digital Entertainment, Virgin Media, added, “We’ve been working extremely hard this year to deliver a sterling line-up of channels, and adding NDTV 24×7 is amongst one of those initiatives. We’re very pleased to have them on board and 2012 promises to be an even more exciting year as we will be launching revolutionary new products and services, reinforcing Virgin Media as the most innovative and pioneering digital home entertainment provider in the market."
NDTV 24×7 is available on channel # 621 on Virgin Media’s base. It is also available on Sky and is the only News Channel from India which is now being beamed into 75 countries across the world, reaching out to not just the diaspora, but to India watchers in all these countries.