ABC news service on Stratos
ABC news service on
Stratos is pleased to advise that we have completed negotiations with Australia Network, which is part of ABC, to provide a late afternoon news feed direct from Australia.
This will commence as of this coming Monday (January 21) at 5:30 and will run against the Prime news service.
Initially this will be a Monday to Friday service, but depending on interest and audience we may time shift it to a 7 day a week service.
This is a significant new addition to our international news line up, and comes from one of the region's leading and prestigious broadcasters.
Please note we will be only carrying their news, and not other programming available on this service because of copyright issues.
About Australia Network
"Australia Network - Australia's international television channel - is brought to you by Australia's largest and most trusted broadcaster, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Offering a rich and diverse range of information and general programming, Australia Network is currently available in 20 million homes in more than 40 countries across Asia, the Pacific and the Indian subcontinent and in more than 200,000 hotel rooms.
Australia Network can been accessed from Mongolia in the north, India to the west, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea in the south and across Pacific to the Cook Islands and the fringes of French Polynesia to the east.
Screening programs specifically produced for regional audiences, Australia Network draws on the vast inventory of programming available from both the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Australian commercial television networks and independent production houses from around the world."
The service may also be available to authorized regional broadcasters for re-broadcast in their own regions.
Stratos is available on Freeview Ch 21 and Sky 89.