Al Jazeera English has announced its launch on India’s leading DTH platform, Tata Sky.
This will enable the channel to reach an additional 9 million Indian households, taking its total reach across the country to over 25 million households. Globally, Al Jazeera English is available in over 260 million households across 130 different countries.
Al Anstey, MD of Al Jazeera English, said: “We are delighted to be launching on Tata Sky, and I would like to take this opportunity to welcome all our new viewers in India to Al Jazeera English.
“India is a really important country for Al Jazeera, with an outward looking, intelligent audience who are interested in what is going on in their world. We are committed to providing the highest quality coverage of India, from the region, and from our bureaux in all corners of the globe. We look forward to continue providing unique, comprehensive and compelling content to all of our viewers across the country.”
Nicola Bamford, chief content and business development Oofficer at Tata Sky, added: “A strong advocate of offering a wide range in every genre, Tata Sky is happy to offer its subscribers the award-winning Al Jazeera English channel on its platform. With a significant mix of both international and India-specific news, we are certain that our subscribers will continue to enjoy our latest addition to the news genre.”