The English-language international news and current affairs channel presents 24/7 news, bulletins, documentaries, talk shows and debates on a broad range of issues, as well as sports news and cultural programs on Russia, all designed for a global audience.
Key programs include Larry King Now, In the Now, Discovering Russia, Politicking, On The Money, The Big Picture and Sputnik.
“Foxtel is delighted to now include RT to our comprehensive slate of international news channels which will provide our subscribers with an even broader perspective on major global events,” said Foxtel’s Executive Director of Television, Brian Walsh.
“The channel is an important voice in bringing another perspective to world affairs, with an impressive roster of compelling programmes from award winning journalists.”
The channel is currently broadcast in more than 100 countries to approximately 700 million people, with operators including BSkyB (UK), Sky Italia (IT) and Comcast (US).
Russia Today will be available in Foxtel’s Entertainment pack on Channel 658.