ZEE Media Corporation Limited (ZMCL) global English news channel, World Is One News (WION) is set to launch in India on Monday.
The channel coincides with the 70th celebrations of India’s Independence Day on Monday 15th August 2016. WION has been testing for a number of days on various platforms but will officially begin broadcasting on Monday.
WION will be spearheaded by Rohit Gandhi, who at the time of announcing the channel’s launch said, ���With WION, we will meet the aspirations of 2 billion South Asians by delivering a global News network reflecting a South Asian world perspective. It�۪s high time for South Asian reporting from front lines, war zones and prominent global capitals.�
WION is a mobile/digital first platform and later will be an international television channel. The news content will be available to audiences at their convenience, on their preferred screens. The network will use technology to bring in user-generated content, it is the audience�۪s voice that will define WION. Its newsgathering teams will be equipped with mobile technology for an ��anytime-anywhere�۪ live approach.
WION will initially be available in India, with plans also on for the channel to expand around the world.
The channel’s website has already gone live here.
Watch the World Is One News intro video below: