ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Limited has confirmed the UK launch date for its international news service, WION (World Is One News).
As revealed first on BizAsiaLive.com, WION will launch on Sky later this month. This will also make it the first HD Indian news channel in the UK.
The service was made available to UK viewers on digital and mobile platforms in November. WION will now officially be available across linear via Sky.
WION will launch on Monday 15th March. An EPG number will be confirmed soon.
Tests for WION are already underway on Sky. See below.
-> Using your Sky Digi remote, go to Services Menu
-> Select System Setup
-> Select Add Channels
-> Enter frequency: 11.265 (V), FEC: 2/3, SR: 27500 / DVB-S / QPSK
-> Find Channels and Press SELECT
-> Highlight “55274” service and press Yellow button
-> Return to Services Menu
-> Other Channels (6) on STB / (8) on Sky+
-> Click on “55274” to view the channel