Popular Pakistani broadcaster, Geo Network will be launching its second entertainment channel, Geo Kahani on Sky in the UK, its been confirmed.
In teasers being aired across the Geo Network, glimpses of Geo Kahani programmes are being shown along with the caption “Coming soon on Sky channel 817”. The channel will signal the end of Geo Tez in the UK.
A spokesperson for Geo Network UK confirmed the developments to BizAsiaLive.com but was unable to share the launch date of Geo Kahani. It is believed the broadcaster is awaiting the licence from Ofcom before it goes live with the service. The launch is expected to take place some time in August.
Geo Kahani is an alternative offering to flagship channel, Geo TV, which will offer national and international shows dubbed in Urdu. Geo Network will become the only Pakistani network to have two entertainment channels in its bouquet. In the UK, Geo Network will run Geo TV, Geo News and Geo Kahani.
BizAsiaLive.com was first to report back in March that Geo Network contemplating the launch of Geo Kahani in the UK.