SKY News is switching its playout from in-house to MediaHub Australia.
Angelos Frangopoulos, CEO Australian News Channel said: “We are pleased to have appointed MediaHub as our new playout service provider to facilitate the growing needs of our business as we deliver more unique news, weather news, sports news and national affairs programming to even more television viewers across Australia.
“Using MediaHub will allow our business and operational focus to be fully on creating even more premium Australian programming. Our new playout arrangements also offer advertisers more seamless integration across the wide range of our channels on Foxtel or programming on WIN.”
MediaHub Australia MD Alan Sweeney said, “We are delighted to be the new playout partner and technology provider for Australian News Channel and their SKY News channels. As everyone in the industry knows SKY News sets the bar in terms of news reported and delivered as it happens, so we firmly believe that with our emphasis on efficiency, reliability and quality that our two organisations are a perfect fit that will work very well together for years to come.”
Earlier this week Australian News Channel confirmed a“SKY News on WIN” channel which will launch later this year across WIN’s regional network.
MediaHub currently services WIN Television, ABC, Australia Plus, Imparja Television, 7flix, and FOX Networks Group Australia featuring the National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo People, Nat Geo Wild.