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Times Network expands its global footprint with DistroTV

Expands global presence of Times Now, Times Now Navbharat, Zoom and Mirror Now channels.

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Mumbai: Times Network has partnered with California-based media technology company, DistroScale to distribute its news channels globally. DistroTV is an independent, free, ad-supported streaming television service available across international markets.

Through the partnership, the network channels Times Now, Times Now Navbharat, and Zoom will be available in the UK and Europe. Mirror Now will be available across the UK, US, and Europe. Times Network is now present in over 100 countries, said the broadcast network in a statement.

The channels will be a part of DistroTV specialised Southeast Asian package ‘DistroTV Desi’.

“Catering to the appetite of the rapidly growing global audience, DistroTV is a robust network that offers us the opportunity to strengthen our reach amongst oversees South-Asian viewers and I am confident that with our holistic offering we will continue to keep them informed and entertained," said Times Network, chief operating officer and executive president, Jagdish Mulchandani.

"Times Network is part of India's largest media conglomerates and a great brand that provides news and entertainment channels to audiences in India and around the world," said Distroscale, co-founder and chief executive officer, Navdeep Saini. "We are thrilled to welcome a multitude of their channels, including their news channel Times Now and Times Now Navbharat, to our diverse, and growing fast platform. The addition of these channels signifies our ongoing commitment to deliver thought-provoking and engaging content to a globally-minded audience."

“We are excited to launch four channels from the Times Network for our audiences from UK, Europe, and the US on our specialised SE Asian package 'DistroTV Desi'. Our international audiences will consume their daily dose of news and infotainment on the Times Now, Mirror Now, and Times Now Navbharat channels and be entertained by the glitzy showbiz, music, and celebrity updates on Zoom," added Distoscale, vice president of business development, Rajesh Nair.

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