Zee News and WION now on Google Assistant


Zee News, one among India’s premium Hindi information channel, and WION, the worldwide information and views channel from the Zee Group, have expanded their footprint by integrating their information service into Google Assistant. Over 1 billion cellular and hand-held gadgets internationally have Google Assistant, which supplies unprecedented reach to each the information channels.

Zee News instructions an enormous and dependable following, particularly within the Hindi talking areas of the nation, whereas WION is a distinct segment platform for the English talking viewers. With the presence of Zee News and WION on the Google Assistant, the information seeker will get yet another entry level to search out in regards to the newest happenings in India and different elements of the world.

For over 25 years, Zee News has been monitoring all of the twists and turns which India has witnessed. The channel has been unparalleled in its protection of the colorful Indian elections. Hindi audio system can now entry content material on Zee News by merely asking their Google Assistant “Zee News ki khabarein sunao”. 

All the highest bulletins, particular options and exhibits of Zee News together with Deshhit, Taal Thok Ke and the long-lasting DNA with Zee News Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary will probably be obtainable by means of this integration with the Google Assistant. 

Similarly, saying “Play news from WION” will play information reviews from WION. The information bulletins together with premium exhibits like Gravitas, Tech it out, Pitstop and Traveller can be accessed by merely asking your Google Assistant. While WION has been obtainable on the TV since August 2016, we’re completely happy to increase it to customers of the Google Assistant.

Moreover, simply by asking questions on their favorite exhibits, the person will probably be directed to the identical and may benefit from the providing in line with their schedule and luxury.

With this yet another extra step nearer to audiences, Zee Group’s CEO, Digital Publishing, Rohit Chadda stated, “Being one of the largest news networks, our constant endeavour is to maximise the reach of our content. Recent studies suggest that 60% of all smartphone users have tried voice search at least once in the past 12 months. Additionally, the global voice-based smart speaker market is poised to be worth $30 billion by 2024. Given the growth of voice as a medium of content search and consumption, we plan to focus strongly on this new medium to ensure we emerge the leader in the space.”

About Zee Digital

Zee Digital includes Digital Publishing and OTT enterprise of the group. The Digital Publishing enterprise contains web sites/apps for 20 manufacturers throughout 12 languages in varied genres like information, leisure, expertise, cricket, well being and life-style and consists of flagship manufacturers like ZeeNews.com, WIONews.com, DNAIndia.com, ZeeEnterprise.in, India.com, Bollywoodlife.com, BGR.in, TheHealthsite.com, CricketCountry.com and so on. The OTT enterprise, Zee5, is likely one of the main on-line video streaming platforms providing an exhaustive array of content material to its customers with 90+ stay TV channels and 1.25 lac+ hours of viewing throughout a number of languages.