Fetch TV today announced that it will provide its subscribers with 3 months’ free access to 11 English language subscription news channels from Monday 23rd March.
Fetch viewers will have 24/7 access to the latest breaking news from around the world via BBC World News, CNN, MSNBC, Al Jazeera, euronews, France 24, NDTV 24×7, Channel News Asia, and CGTN, along with business and financial news from CNBC and Bloomberg.
The News channels are currently available as part of the $6 pm Knowledge Pack and $20 pm Ultimate Pack. These options will remain, offering affordable access to both news and a wide range of other compelling content.
Scott Lorson, CEO of Fetch TV said: “As we face challenging circumstances at home, the Free to Air networks are doing a wonderful job of keeping Australian’s informed. However, given the global nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is great interest in reporting from around the world, and dedicated coverage of the financial markets. With the support of our partners, we will be providing Fetch subscribers with 3 months’ free access to our 11 leading English language international news and financial channels.”
“Fetch subscribers will all have access to 24/7 reporting from leading international news channels – BBC World News, CNN and Al Jazeera, and regional and local coverage from MSNBC (U.S.), euronews, France 24, NDTV 24×7 (India), Channel News Asia, CGTN (China) plus CNBC and Bloomberg covering business news and the global financial markets”
The channels will be available from 9am Monday and will roll out to all customers over 24 hours. Alternatively, customers can restart their Fetch box on Monday morning to gain immediate access.
The channels are
CNN (U.S.A): CNN Digital is the world leader in online news and information and seeks to inform, engage and empower the world. Staffed 24 hours, seven days a week by a dedicated team in CNN bureaus around the world, CNN’s digital platforms deliver news from almost 4,000 journalists in every corner of the globe.
BBC World News (U.K): BBC News provides trusted World and UK news as well as local and regional perspectives. Offering the latest global news, sport, weather and documentaries.
MSNBC (U.S.A): Breaking news and in-depth analysis of the headlines, as well as commentary and informed perspectives from The Rachel Maddow Show, Morning Joe & more.
CNBC (U.S.A): CNBC is the world leader in business news and real-time financial market coverage, delivering fast, actionable information.
Bloomberg (U.S.A): The BLOOMBERG TELEVISION® service is the only worldwide 24-hour business and financial television network. With 2,400 news professionals around the world, we cover the major stories when they happen, from where they happen.
euronews: Europe’s number one news channel empowers people to form their own opinion. euronews is unapologetically impartial and seeks to offer a diversity of viewpoints. Our promise to our viewers and guests alike is: “All Views, All Voices, All Welcome”.
NDTV 24×7 (India): A 24-hour English-language news and current affairs television channel based in New Delhi.
France 24: From its newsroom in Paris, composed of 430 journalists, representing 35 nationalities, France 24 gives a French perspective on global affairs through a network of 160 correspondent bureaus located in nearly every country.
Al Jazeera: News, analysis from the Middle East & worldwide, multimedia & interactives, opinions, documentaries, podcasts, long reads and broadcast schedule.
CGTN (China): China Global Television Network is a 24-hour English-language news channel.
Channel News Asia: Breaking news and latest stories from Singapore, Asia and around the world; commentary, business, sports, technology, health and more