Agence France-Presse partners with NNIS

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Media Publishing | August 05, 2015
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The partnership allows TV and online broadcasters to access AFP's global TV coverage, alongside NNIS' extensive coverage of India.

Agence France-Presse (AFP), a global news agency, has partnered with video news agency NNIS to deliver high-quality, in-depth video content to Indian TV and online media.

The partnership allows TV and online broadcasters to access AFP's global TV coverage alongside NNIS' extensive coverage of India.

Emmanuel Hoog with Arup Ghosh

According to the press statement, through this partnership, innovative, industry-leading video content will be developed and disseminated to cater to the precision of digital with the scale of TV.

Emmanuel Hoog, chairman and CEO, AFP, comments, "We are excited by this partnership because NNIS will allow us to reach a wide range of clients in India's rapidly expanding video market." He adds that AFP's extensive global network and vast experience in international news coverage would ensure that Indian online and TV broadcasters receive the best coverage available.

Arup Ghosh, CEO, NNIS, shares that his company had been on the lookout for new opportunities to change, expand and strengthen its position for future success. "I am thrilled to announce that in AFP we have found the perfect partner to help us achieve our goals and take our business and service to the next level."

For the record, NNIS claims to produce a comprehensive slate of more than seven hours of daily fresh content/coverage across News, Sports (Domestic and International), Entertainment, Special Feature Stories, Live Feeds, Events and Customised content. NNIS' content is subscribed by a host of National/Regional TV clients, online publishers, OTT platforms and leading VAS players.

Meanwhile, the Paris-headquartered AFP operates 200 bureaus in more than 150 countries and territories. AFP currently transmits around 200 videos a day on global events in English, French, German, Arabic, Spanish and Portuguese. AFP's daily file includes live coverage of major global events.

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