ABP News clarifies UK position

ABP News set for closure in UK
ABP News set for closure in UK

ABP News will be bidding adieu to UK/Europe audiences next week, BizAsia can exclusively confirm.

Star TV UK has confirmed that it will only carry Star branded channels on Sky Digital and Virgin Media from Thursday 22nd November.

BizAsia had already reported that ABP News will be replaced with Star Life Ok on Virgin Media. On the Sky Digital platform, ABP News will be replaced with Bengali channel, Star Jalsha.

Rajan Singh – Executive Vice President, Star international Business said, As part of our agreement with Sky and Virgin Media, we will only be carrying Star branded channels .

Neeraj Sanan – Marketing & Distribution head MCCS said, We thank the Star Network for a productive working relationship across UK & Europe Markets. Moving forward, we will now be distributing ABP News though alternate means in UK and Europe Markets.۝