We are proud of our gains, say Aljazeera America

August 06, 2014 - 2:04:50 am

DOHA: Responding to an article ‘Qatar — Will Aljazeera America save us?’ published in The Peninsula on July 17, the television network said, “Your article mentions Aljazeera America’s viewership. We are proud of the gains that Aljazeera America has made: in less than one year, we gained distribution on most of the major cable operators in the US including Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Verizon, Dish, DirecTV and most recently AT&T U-Verse.

“Aljazeera America launched in August 2013, to bring the uncompromising ideals of the award-winning Aljazeera Media Network to the US market and provide American viewers with unbiased, fact-based, indepth coverage of US and international news — or as USA Today wrote about Aljazeera America: “A place in the world of cable where people who want actual news can find it.” (http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/columnist/rieder/2014/01/27/can-al-jazeera-america-flourish/4938253/)”.

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