NDTV in talks to launch channel in UAE

11 March 2010

India's NDTV is in talks with potential local partners to launch a local television channel in the UAE, Gulf News has reported. 'We are only waiting for an upturn in the economy. We have a lot of synergies here in the Middle East and there's a big Indian population and our channels are beaming in here,' Dr Prannoy Roy, NDTV's executive chairperson told the newspaper. The local UAE channel will be based either in Dubai or Abu Dhabi, he noted.

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