Nat’l Geo goes local in India

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National Geographic Channel plans to start programming in at least two of India’s regional lingos.

After the channel’s success in Hindi, the national language of India, programs will be available in Tamil and Bengali this year.

The channel also plans to use local personalities to host programs to increase its regional hold.

According to Ward L .Platt, managing director of NGC Asia, India’s 18 million homes constitute the largest market for the channel in Asia.

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