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Google to digitize Prasar Bharati content; will live telecast I-Day events on YouTube

IBEF:  August 14, 2019

Google has announced that it will be collaborating with Prasar Bharati to telecast live action on YouTube along with Google Search for national events such as the Independence Day and Republic Day events.

Google will also work on digitalising the content of All India Radio (AIR) and Doordarshan on platform like Google Arts & Culture. The content is of over two decades. The host Prasar Bharti digital archives in over 12 Indian languages on YouTube.

Doordarshan’s YouTube channel will broadcast the entire Independence Day parade and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech for global viewers on August 15.

The link to the YouTube live feed will be available on Google Search, for both mobile and desktop, when users search for ‘India Independence Day’. The live stream will start at 6:30 a.m.

Disclaimer: This information has been collected through secondary research and IBEF is not responsible for any errors in the same.