OTT content provider YuppTV announced the launch of Al Jazeera’s English news channel on their platform today.
Al Jazeera English gives its viewers a unique global perspective. Its independent and award-winning news, current affairs, documentaries and live debates are seen in six continents and over 140 countries.
Announcing the launch, Uday Reddy, CEO of YuppTV said, “We are thrilled to launch Al Jazeera English for consumers across the world today (except for the USA). Al Jazeera English is a fresh voice in international news and we believe the channel will offer pioneering news viewing experience to people. We take this opportunity to warmly welcome Al Jazeera to the YuppTV family and strongly believe our viewers will benefit from this launch immensely.”
Abdulla Al Najjar, Executive Director of Marketing and Distribution at Al Jazeera Media Network said, “The mission of Al Jazeera is to deliver captivating content which tells the human story; we are therefore naturally excited to partner with YuppTV, which is one ofthe leading over-the-top content players. Al Jazeera English offers audiences, on a variety of platforms, an unparalleled look at the world and shines a light on under-reported regions which are rarely covered by other international news channels. We trust this will mark the beginning of a new and exciting international partnership.”