MUMBAI (TIP): Times NOW, the leading English news channel in India, is expanding its presence in the international market. The flagship channel of Times Network, the broadcast arm of Bennett Coleman & Co Ltd, has officially launched in the UK.
Announcing the launch, M K Anand, CEO & MD of Times Network, said, “Times NOW has had a dream journey in India where it is has remained a leader in the English news space for the past seven years. The success of Times NOW among viewers here has encouraged us to launch it for Indians who live abroad and want to keep completely abreast of all the important news of their country and its growing eminence in the world.”
“The expansion of the channel in the UK market, for us, is the most important one since we launched in America in 2011, our International debut. UK is probably our biggest diaspora market. With this launch, we have just started building our presence in the European market and we intend to enter France and Germany too by next year,” Anand added. Times NOW editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami said, “The channel is launching in the country because we want to give viewers in the UK a platform to voice their opinion.”