Senior journalist Arnab Goswami launched his new channel Republic TV on Saturday morning at 10 am. The news was confirmed on channel’s official social media account on Friday. “Arnab is back! Watch him on Republic TV from 10 am on Super Saturday,” read the announcement. It will be the first Indian channel to air live on Star India’s digital platform Hotstar. “We are confident of breaking the digital barrier and believe this is the first step as news produced in India goes digital and then global. We believe the coming together of these two exciting brands and services will take the news to the 90 million plus viewers on Hotstar every month,” Arnab was quoted saying by The Indian Express.
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Along with this, the channel will be able free of cost on Tata Sky, Airtel dish TV and Videocon d2h. Talking about its collaboration with Videocon, Saurabh Dhoot, Executive Chairman, told The Indian Express, “We are delighted to have Republic TV on our platform from the day the channel goes on air. This reaffirms Videocon d2h’s commitment to bringing the best of TV channels for our viewers.”
Here’s how you can watch Republic TV:
– TataSky: Channel no. 616
– Airtel Digital TV: Channel no. 376
– Videocon d2h: Channel no. 360
– DishTV: Channel no. 771.
Arnab looked delighted with his collaboration with Videocon as well and said, “We are extremely proud to partner with Videocon d2h. With their modern technology and services, we are looking forward to bringing our content to the viewers in every corner of India.” The channel is part of ARG Outlier Media Private Limited and has Rajya Sabha MP’s Rajeev Chandrashekar’s Asianet News Online Private Limited, and SARG Media Holding Private Limited which is owned by Goswami himself among its investors.