Dawn News is one of Pakistan’s 24-hour Urdu news channel. Based in Karachi, the station is a subsidiary of Pakistan Herald Publications Limited (PHPL), Pakistan’s largest English-language media group. The test transmission of the station occurred on 25 May 2007, and the channel went live on 23 July 2007. The channel has an online stream available on its website for foreign viewing. The headquarter are located in Karachi.