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travelxp HD Begins Broadcasting in Canada

travelxp HD Begins Broadcasting in Canada

MUMBAI, July 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Audiences on the Rogers TV platform, Canada's biggest satellite and cable TV operator,
will now be able to view travelxp, one of the world's leading travel channel on their
television sets.


travelxp has a stated objective of broadcasting across the globe by the year 2020 and
this latest alliance with the Rogers TV platform gives them a firm footprint in North
America. travelxp channel, which is already available on Bell Canada, now, will be also
accessible now to the viewers of Rogers TV.

Though the channel is available in English and Hindi in other geographies, in Canada
it will be telecast in the Hindi language. This beam will cater to the large population of
people from the Indian sub continent, now settled in Canada.

The Canadian audiences will be able to experience world class programming that has
been filmed in more than 35 countries of the world in HD quality broadcast and few
programs in 4K technology.

On this occasion, Prashant Chothani, MD, travelxp, said, "We are extremely thrilled
with this alliance with Rogers TV. We are already available on Bell Canada and now, with
this new addition, we will be able to reach out to a wider audience in Canada. With this
growth, travelxp aims at filming large amount of content capturing some of the world's
best natural beauty making Canada one of our filming hub."

Commenting on this alliance, Slava Levin, CEO, Ethnic Channels Group, said, "Ethnic
Channels Group is very excited about the launch of travelxp on Rogers. We are confident
that anyone interested in travel and culture will enjoy this great addition to the ECG

About travelxp:   

Started in 2011 as India's first high definition channel with the largest library of
travel content across the world, a world leader in introducing content in the 4K
technology, travelxp covers genres of programs including food, destination, culture,
nature, and more. travelxp is the only channel among 750-odd channels in India which
specifically focuses on travel-related content.

In India, it reaches out to 20 million households defined as the premium niche
category with presence and broadcasts in countries across six continents in the world. It
also syndicates content to 45+ television networks across the globe and having filmed more
than 100 destinations in more than 35 countries. travelxp is also a part of the regular
in-flight entertainment programming for some of the largest commercial airlines in the
world including but not limited to Jet Airways, Air India, Oman Air, Cathay, Qatar
Airlines and Etihad.

About Rogers TV:   

Rogers Communication is a leading diversified public Canadian communications and media
company. They are Canada's largest provider of wireless communications services and one of
Canada's leading providers of cable television, high-speed internet and telephony services
to consumers and businesses. Through Rogers Media, they are engaged in radio and
television broadcasting, televised shopping, magazines and trade publications, sports
entertainment, and digital media. Rogers is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange
(TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:RCI). To learn more about
Rogers group of companies, please visit .

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Hearst Television To Carry August 3 New Hampshire Presidential Forum On Its TV Stations Across The Country

Hearst Television To Carry August 3 New Hampshire Presidential Forum On Its TV Stations Across The Country

Major TV Station Group to Televise Voters First Forum, Produced and Hosted by C-SPAN, N.H. Union Leader, Featuring GOP Candidates

NEW YORK, July 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hearst Television Inc., one of the country's largest television station groups and a Peabody- and Cronkite-award-winning leader in television and digital political journalism, today announced it will televise the August 3 Voters First Forum, featuring GOP presidential candidates, in the 27 local Hearst markets across the United States. The forum is produced and hosted by New Hampshire's Union Leader newspaper and C-SPAN.

The two-hour forum will start at 7pm ET at the Dana Center at St. Anselm College in Goffstown, New Hampshire, on Monday, August 3. Currently 14 candidates are scheduled to appear: Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Lindsey Graham, Bobby Jindal, John Kasich, George Pataki, Rand Paul, Rick Perry, Marco Rubio, Rick Santorum and Scott Walker. Jack Heath of Manchester's WGIR-AM Radio, host of the station's New Hampshire Today program, will moderate the forum. Each candidate will have approximately five minutes to answer questions individually on the stage.

Hearst Television, collectively reaching nearly 21 million households, will provide the C-SPAN telecast to its stations for local broadcast. The forum will air on either the station's primary or digital channel and will be streamed from its website. This enables broadcast-only viewers in these markets the opportunity of seeing the forum as part of Hearst Television's ongoing Commitment 2016 initiative, which will include multiple debates at the national, regional and local levels, as well as other special political coverage leading up to November 2016.

Hearst Television reaches millions of viewers throughout key election states. Three Hearst stations serve viewers in the first three caucus and primary states: WMUR-TV in Manchester, NH, KCCI-TV in Des Moines, Iowa, and WYFF-TV in Greenville, South Carolina.

"This is an opportunity for us to provide our viewers a chance to see and hear from the large majority of the GOP candidates in advance of the first national debate," said Emerson Coleman, vice president, programming, at Hearst Television. "There are more than two million households in the cities we serve that may not otherwise have the ability to view this important event on television."

C-SPAN will show the forum, in its entirety, on C-SPAN TV, C-SPAN Radio, and via livestream on In addition to C-SPAN, the Union Leader, WGIR-AM and St. Anselm, forum co-sponsors include: I-Heart Networks; the Cedar Rapids (Iowa) Gazette; KCRG -TV, Cedar Rapids; the Charleston (S.C.) Post & Courier; and WLXT-TV, Columbia, S.C.

About Hearst Television

Hearst Television, a national multi-media company, owns and operates 31 local television stations and two local radio stations, serving 32 U.S. cities and reaching approximately 19% of U.S. television households. The TV stations broadcast 60 video channels, featuring local and national news, weather, information, sports and entertainment programming, and local community service-oriented programs. The stations also host and operate digital on-line and mobile platforms that extend the company's brands and content to local, national and international audiences. Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry's premier companies, and has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service. Hearst Television is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hearst Corporation. The Company's Web address is

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