A2 is a CNN exclusive news channel affiliate headquartered in a major production center in Tirana. A2 will be supported by news operations located in other cities in Albania and the region. A2 aims at raising the standards’ bar in the Albanian news and information delivery by changing the media reality, and offering a fast, accurate and credible news source. The channel will feature the latest technology in the media sector, and it will rely on CNN’s expertise in training and developing its professional team. As an exclusive CNN affiliate, the new channel will complement its original programming by incorporating selected CNN programming and news translated in the Albanian language.