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UTVi is 'Business News Channel to Watch Out For' at NT Awards

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MUMBAI: UTVi, the latest entrant in the English business news space from the UTV group, was conferred the 'Movico Technology Award for Business News Channel To Watch Out for in the Coming Year' at Indiantelevision.com's News Television (NT) Awards held in Delhi on 9 August.

UTVi boasts of achievements like exclusive interviews of finance minister P Chidambaram, Planning Commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia, home minister Shivraj Patil as well as international thought leaders like Adrian Mowat and commodities guru Jim Rogers amongst others. All of this within a few months of its launch.

Speaking on the success of the channel, CEO Shantonu Aditya said, "UTVi's explosive growth in such a short span of time is a result of its insightful, intelligent and inspiring content which is backed by the best in class research support and an appeal that is designed to meet the business acumen of the progressive India."

"The ever-growing base of unique viewers who don't tune in to any of the much older competing brands and the fast adoption from the SEC A 6-metro segments have added to our confidence," says Sumit Gupta, COO, UTVi.

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