Sky News

  • sky news
    sky-news-logo.png
    launched5 february 1989 (1989-02-05)
    owned bysky (comcast corporation)
    picture format1080i hdtv
    (downscaled to 16:9 576i for the barb)
    sloganfirst for breaking news[1]
    broadcast areaworldwide
    sister channel(s)challenge
    pick
    sky one
    sky two
    sky arts
    sky atlantic
    sky cinema
    sky crime
    sky sports
    sky sports box office
    sky sports f1
    sky sports news
    sky sports racing
    sky witness
    live stream
    availability
    terrestrial
    freeview
    (uk)
    channel 233
    satellite
    astra 28.2°e
    (europe)
    12207 v 27500 5/6 (uk)
    astra 19.2°e
    (europe)
    12604 v 22000 5/6 (international)
    thor 5 0.8°w
    (europe & north africa)
    12418 v 28000 7/8 (international)
    freesat
    (uk)
    channel 202 (sd)
    sky
    (uk & ireland)
    channel 501 (sd/hd)
    channel 875 (sd)
    bfbschannel 8
    sky
    (italy)
    channel 522
    nc+
    (poland)
    channel 677
    dstv
    (africa)
    channel 402
    yes
    (israel)
    channel 103
    tv vlaanderen digitaal
    (belgium)
    channel 54
    nos
    (portugal)
    channel 205
    osn (middle east
    & north africa)
    channel 401 (hd)
    canal
    (france)
    channel 362
    meo
    (portugal)
    channel 203
    indovision
    (indonesia)
    channel 336
    astro
    (malaysia)
    channel 532 (hd)
    dishhd
    (taiwan and china)
    channel 6120 (hd)
    thaicom 6
    (thailand)
    11425 v 30000 3/4
    foxtel (australia)channel 605 (as sky news uk)
    cable
    virgin media
    (uk)
    channel 602 (hd)
    channel 603
    virgin media
    (ireland)
    channel 202
    channel 232 (hd)
    ktv (falkland islands)channel 218
    com hem
    (sweden)
    channel 126
    kabel deutschland
    (germany)
    channel 839
    hot
    (israel)
    channel 68
    zon tv
    (portugal)
    channel 205
    magnet networks
    (ireland)
    channel 202
    naxoo
    (switzerland)
    channel 61
    medianet
    (maldives)
    channel 111
    starhub tv
    (singapore)
    channel 703 (sd)
    channel 757 (hd)
    teledünya
    (turkey)
    channel 73
    wightfibrechannel 119
    macau cable tv (macau)channel 805
    cable tv hong kong (hong kong)channel 121
    iptv
    now tv
    (hong kong)
    channel 323
    trueiptv
    (thailand)
    channel 12
    freebox
    (france)
    channel 87
    meo
    (portugal)
    channel 203
    mio tv
    (singapore)
    channel 151 (hd)
    cht mod
    (taiwan)
    channel 559 (hd)
    unifi tv
    (malaysia)
    channel 603 (hd)
    vodafone tv
    (portugal)
    channel 160
    live stream
    live stream
    watch live (ireland only)
    apple tvsky news app (uk, ireland and us)
    rokusky news channel
    foxtel appchannel 605 (australia only)
    pluto tvchannel 135 (web browser, desktop app, streaming devices, game consoles, smartphones)

    sky news is a british free-to-air television news channel and organisation. sky news is distributed via a radio news service, and through online channels. it is owned by sky, a division of comcast. john ryley is the head of sky news, a role he has held since june 2006. sky news is currently royal television society news channel of the year, the 12th time it has held the award.[2]

    a sister channel, sky news arabia, is operated as a joint venture with the abu dhabi media investment corporation. another sister channel, sky news australia, was part-owned by sky news parent sky plc until december 2016. a channel called sky news international, simulcasting the uk channel directly but without british advertisements, is available in europe, the middle east, africa, south asia, asia pacific, australia, and the americas. narrated segments (which generally cover lighter issues unrelated to current news stories) are played in lieu of advertisements, and international weather forecasts also are given at the end of each half-hour newswheel. sponsored advertisements are still broadcast before and/or after the sports news and weather segments. sky news radio provides national and international news to commercial radio and community radio stations in the uk and other english-language stations around the world. sky news also provides content to yahoo! news. the channel is available on apple tv, amazon fire tv, roku, youtube, and pluto tv.

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Sky News
Sky-news-logo.png
Launched5 February 1989 (1989-02-05)
Owned bySky (Comcast Corporation)
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the BARB)
SloganFirst for breaking news[1]
Broadcast areaWorldwide
Sister channel(s)Challenge
Pick
Sky One
Sky Two
Sky Arts
Sky Atlantic
Sky Cinema
Sky Crime
Sky Sports
Sky Sports Box Office
Sky Sports F1
Sky Sports News
Sky Sports Racing
Sky Witness
Live Stream
Availability
Terrestrial
Freeview
(UK)
Channel 233
Satellite
Astra 28.2°E
(Europe)
12207 V 27500 5/6 (UK)
Astra 19.2°E
(Europe)
12604 V 22000 5/6 (International)
Thor 5 0.8°W
(Europe & North Africa)
12418 V 28000 7/8 (International)
Freesat
(UK)
Channel 202 (SD)
Sky
(UK & Ireland)
Channel 501 (SD/HD)
Channel 875 (SD)
BFBSChannel 8
Sky
(Italy)
Channel 522
NC+
(Poland)
Channel 677
DStv
(Africa)
Channel 402
Yes
(Israel)
Channel 103
TV Vlaanderen Digitaal
(Belgium)
Channel 54
NOS
(Portugal)
Channel 205
OSN (Middle East
& North Africa)
Channel 401 (HD)
Canal
(France)
Channel 362
MEO
(Portugal)
Channel 203
Indovision
(Indonesia)
Channel 336
Astro
(Malaysia)
Channel 532 (HD)
DishHD
(Taiwan and China)
Channel 6120 (HD)
Thaicom 6
(Thailand)
11425 V 30000 3/4
Foxtel (Australia)Channel 605 (as Sky News UK)
Cable
Virgin Media
(UK)
Channel 602 (HD)
Channel 603
Virgin Media
(Ireland)
Channel 202
Channel 232 (HD)
KTV (Falkland Islands)Channel 218
Com Hem
(Sweden)
Channel 126
Kabel Deutschland
(Germany)
Channel 839
Hot
(Israel)
Channel 68
ZON TV
(Portugal)
Channel 205
Magnet Networks
(Ireland)
Channel 202
Naxoo
(Switzerland)
Channel 61
MediaNet
(Maldives)
Channel 111
StarHub TV
(Singapore)
Channel 703 (SD)
Channel 757 (HD)
Teledünya
(Turkey)
Channel 73
WightFibreChannel 119
Macau Cable TV (Macau)Channel 805
Cable TV Hong Kong (Hong Kong)Channel 121
IPTV
now TV
(Hong Kong)
Channel 323
TrueIPTV
(Thailand)
Channel 12
Freebox
(France)
Channel 87
MEO
(Portugal)
Channel 203
Mio TV
(Singapore)
Channel 151 (HD)
CHT MOD
(Taiwan)
Channel 559 (HD)
Unifi TV
(Malaysia)
Channel 603 (HD)
Vodafone TV
(Portugal)
Channel 160
Live stream
Live stream
Watch live (Ireland only)
Apple TVSky News app (UK, Ireland and US)
RokuSky News channel
Foxtel appChannel 605 (Australia only)
Pluto TVChannel 135 (web browser, desktop app, streaming devices, game consoles, smartphones)

Sky News is a British free-to-air television news channel and organisation. Sky News is distributed via a radio news service, and through online channels. It is owned by Sky, a division of Comcast. John Ryley is the head of Sky News, a role he has held since June 2006. Sky News is currently Royal Television Society News Channel of the Year, the 12th time it has held the award.[2]

A sister channel, Sky News Arabia, is operated as a joint venture with the Abu Dhabi Media Investment Corporation. Another sister channel, Sky News Australia, was part-owned by Sky News parent Sky plc until December 2016. A channel called Sky News International, simulcasting the UK channel directly but without British advertisements, is available in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, South Asia, Asia Pacific, Australia, and the Americas. Narrated segments (which generally cover lighter issues unrelated to current news stories) are played in lieu of advertisements, and international weather forecasts also are given at the end of each half-hour newswheel. Sponsored advertisements are still broadcast before and/or after the sports news and weather segments. Sky News Radio provides national and international news to commercial radio and community radio stations in the UK and other English-language stations around the world. Sky News also provides content to Yahoo! News. The channel is available on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, YouTube, and Pluto TV.