Wion Tv

Launched 15 August 2016
Network World is One News
Owned by Essel Group
Picture format 576i 16:9 SDTV
1080i 16:9 HDTV
Slogan World is One Family
Country India
Language English
Broadcast area Around Asia, South Asia
Headquarters Wion News Central,12th Floor, Greater Noida, India
Replaced Zee News English
Website WIONews
Dish TV Channel 605
Airtel Digital TV Channel 318
Videocon D2H Channel 367
Reliance Digital TV Channel 459
AsiaSat 7 3706 MHz
Indovision (Indonesia) Channel 331
Tata Sky (India) Channel 628
TVB Network Vision (Hong Kong) Channel 92
Cignal Digital TV (Philippines) Channel 451
K+ (Vietnam) Channel 109
Videocon D2H (India) Channel 367
StarHub TV (Singapore) Channel 156 (SD)
Channel 186 (HD)
Mediacorp (via SCTV socket) Singapore Channel 30 (UHF 543.25 MHz)
SkyCable (Philippines) Channel 106 (Digital)
Destiny Cable (Philippines) Channel 21 (Analog)
Channel 109 (Digital)
Pioneer Cable Vision Inc. (PCVI)
(Baybay City, Leyte, Philippines)
Channel 6 (SD)
Cablelink (Philippines) Channel 214
TransACT (Australia) Channel 251
First Media (Indonesia) Channel 322
Cable TV (Hong Kong) Channel 78
ABNXcess (Malaysia) Channel 23
AVG (Vietnam) Channel 17
Singtel TV (Singapore) Channel 6 (HD) / 153 (HD)
DittoTV (India) Channel 98
DETV (Malaysia) Channel 122
now TV (Hong Kong) Channel 322
YuppTV (Worldwide) Channel 734
FetchTV (Australia) Channel 186
Streaming media
Live Streaming (International)
Live Streaming (India)

World Is One News (WION) is an international news entity with headquarters in India. Its website was launched on June 15, 2016[1] and the TV channel on August 15, 2016 as a free to air satellite service in 37 countries.[2]

The channel is a venture by Essel Group, India's largest media conglomerate.[3][4]

WION stands for "World is One News" which is inspired by the Group’s motto, Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam (The World is One Family). The channel reports global news and issues from South Asia.[5] The new venture aims to tell global news with an unbiased approach.[6]

The founding team consists of Emmy-nominated producer Rohit Gandhi as editor-in-chief [7] and other internationally known journalists and media producers including Mandy Clark, former CBS correspondent,[8] Mithaq Kazimi, media producer and distributor, Archith Seshadri, former CNN anchor[9] and Tathagata Bhattacharya, former editor at Network18 among others.

Formerly speculated as Zee News English, the group CEO Subhash Chandra announced its name on March as WION.[10]

News content

WION targets International news stories with South Asian perspective. Instead of broadcasting the local news reports from India, WION broadcast international news content delivered by its correspondents across the globe. The staff is consist with the mixture of young and seasonal correspondents with diverse nationality who deliver the news reports around the world. Its news-gathering teams will be equipped with mobile technology for an ‘anytime-anywhere’ live approach.


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