Republic Media Network expands global operations, launches in UK

Arnab Goswami-led Republic Media Network’s news channel R. Bharat will now be seen in the UK through Sky platform

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Aug 16, 2019 11:20 AM

Republic Media Network’s news channel R. Bharat will now be seen in the UK through Sky platform from August 15 and will be available at a premium position on channel number 708.  After launch in MENA Region and North America, this is the next overseas expansion of the media network in India.  Arnab Goswami-led Republic Media Network will launch a separate UK beam with locally curated programmes and events.

Talking about the launch, Priya Mukherjee, President - Distribution and International Revenue at Republic Media Network, said: “After the superlative performance of Republic TV as the No. 1 English News channel in India since its inception in 2017 till date and its successful run in the MENA Region and North America, we are delighted to bring Republic Bharat to its viewers in the UK through Sky. With our compelling content, huge fondness and appreciation for the channel from the Indian diaspora internationally we will endeavour to build value through our partners for all the stakeholders.”

The separate beam is being telecast in alliance with World View Media Limited, channel partner for Republic Media Network in the UK. Talking about the association, Manish Vasisht – Director of World View Media Limited said: “This association is exciting as we will use our international experience to grow the brand of Republic Media Network overseas.”

Speaking on behalf of WMC, Sumant Bahl – Founder and Director of World Media Connect said: “There is strong demand for Brand Arnab and Brand Republic in UK and with our experience of handling UK brands, we are confident of making this a success in UK.”

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