NDTV, Astro launch 'Astro Awani' in Malaysia
Mumbai, Sep 10 (UNI) NDTV and Astro, a leading South East Asia media group, have jointly announced the launch of Malaysia's first 24-hour news and information channel ''Astro Awani''.
Last year, NDTV and Astro partnered the launch of ''Astro Awani'' in Indonesia.
''Astro Awani'' is Malaysia's first and only 24-hour news and information channel, and will be presented in the national language.
With the tagline, ''Our Gateway to The World'', it will present international news, events and issues which are more relevant to the local viewers.
NDTV has been responsible for the training of all editorial, production and technical staff of the channel, the systems integration, workflow and systems design and channel graphics.
NDTV Group CEO K V L Narayan Rao, speaking on the launch, said, ''With the success of Astro Awani in Indonesia, we are delighted to come together again and provide viewers in Malaysia with a comprehensive look at news and topical issues.'' UNI