INTERNATIONAL NEWS NETWORK CNN JOINS FREESAT OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE 19/03/09.
Freesat, the free-to-air digital satellite TV service today announced the launch of the international news service CNN.
CNN International provides news and information services across world news, politics, business, sport and more in over 200 countries and territories internationally, serving a global audience of over 1 billion people.
In addition to CNN International, Rural TV and JML Home & DIY will be launching onto Freesat on 24 March. Rural TV provides news and entertainment to the rural community. JML Home & DIY offers discounted deals for DIY enthusiasts.
Freesat managing director Emma Scott commented “The launch of CNN International with its world-class reputation for global news and feature programming is an incredibly exciting addition to our line-up, we are delighted to have CNN on board.”
All channels will automatically be added via viewers’ Freesat digital boxes or integrated TVs, so viewers will not need to take any action to access the services.