Zee World Indian channel to split into 2 this January

Zee World South Africa will be available to Southern African countries, while Zee World Rest of Africa will be available across East, West and Central Africa.

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Since its successful launch on DStv channel 166 and Go TV channel 25, Zee World  has been available in 44 countries across Sub Saharan Africa.

As Zee World approaches its first year anniversary on 3 February 2016, it reaches yet another milestone as it gears up to offer two separate feeds.

Zee World South Africa will be available to Southern African countries, while Zee World Rest of Africa will be available across East, West and Central Africa.

The split in the feed which is scheduled to take place on January 11, 2016, will enable each of the feeds to have unique programming, advertising and sponsorship opportunities.

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The decision was taken to suit the different time zones across Africa keeping in mind prime time viewing.

“It is imperative for Zee TV SA to make this change to better meet the needs of our viewers. We are aware that all of Africa cannot be painted with the same brush. We promise to continue to deliver exceptional content, great quality and unforgettable entertainment”, says Mr Harish Goyal, CEO of Zee TV South Africa.

An Indian MNC, Zee Entertainment has 960 million viewers globally, across 169 countries.

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