Asianet News Network acquires Newsfast

Media conglomerate Asianet News Network on Thursday announced the acquisition of Tamil langauge based digital news platform Newsfast.

According to Asianet News Network, post-acquisition, the group’s digital news media reach “now spans all the four Southern languages and English”.

Anoop N, Chief Operating Officer, Asianet News Digital, said: “Asianet News Network has been focusing on creating a compelling digital video news platform that addresses the underserved South through its respective local languages and technology innovations in video and content distribution.”

“At Asianet News Digital we focus on realising the convergence of great high quality content and technology to deliver superior audience experience and engagement.”

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IANS, also known as Indo-Asian News Service is a private news agency. IANS covers topics related to politics, entertainment, sports, general and world news etc.