June 20 (Reuters) – Reliance Broadcast Network (RELW.BO), part of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani group, said on Sunday it had signed an initial agreement for an equal joint venture with U.S.-based CBS Corp (CBS.N) to launch television channels in India.
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The joint venture will operate English language channels and will later explore launching regional-language general entertainment channels, it said in a press release.
“The agreement is subject to customary diligence, negotiation and execution of a definitive documentation, which are presently underway,” it said, adding it plans to complete the process in a month.
No other details were provided. (Reporting by Rajesh Kurup and Swati Pandey; Editing by Jon Loades-Carter)