SKY News to launch news streaming app
Four news channels, both Live and on demand, available via a new $5 month app.
SKY News will launch new way streaming app in early 2024 offering access to all their news content, Live and on demand, for $5 per month.
It will feature four dedicated news channels:
SKY News: Australia’s news channel featuring award-winning journalists, insights from the biggest names in opinion, ground-breaking special investigations, and live breaking news, sport and weather. Available live and on-demand.
SKY News Extra: A dedicated 24/7 channel featuring live press conferences and Parliament broadcasts, with unfiltered access to Australian democracy in action. Available live.
SKY News Weather: Australia’s only 24/7 weather channel bringing you the latest weather forecasts from the country’s largest team of meteorologists. Available live.
FOX Sports News: Australia’s only 24/7 sports news channel, first and live in breaking sports news. Available live.
Amongst the presenters to feature are Peta Credlin, Andrew Bolt, Paul Murray, Sharri Markson, Chris Kenny, Rowan Dean, Rita Panahi, James Morrow, Piers Morgan, Erin Molan plus Chief News Anchor Kieran Gilbert and Political Editor Andrew Clennell, together with Laura Jayes, Peter Stefanovic, Ashleigh Gillon and Tom Connell and finance journalist Ross Greenwood.
SKY News CEO Paul Whittaker said: “We’ve seen exceptional growth across our digital platforms over the past few years as more than eight million Australians seek out our content online each month.
“The launch of the SkyNews.com.au Streaming Subscription service is a pivotal moment in the evolution of our digital strategy that will provide our highly engaged and growing online audience around-the-clock access to quality news, opinion and documentary content across four dedicated news channels.”
SKY News channels are also currently available through a News Corp Flash app which retails at $8 a month.
The SkyNews.com.au Streaming Subscription will be available for $5 per month*, accessible through SkyNews.com.au or by downloading the SKY News Australia mobile and tablet app, to stream on the go or cast to a compatible TV.
It launches in early 2024.