Sky News is to provide an audio version of its TV channel for listeners in the UK & Ireland and the United States.
Available via TuneIn, the service extends Sky’s audio offer, which also includes podcasts, on-demand news for smart speakers and news content for commercial radio stations.
Priya Sahathevan, Director of Commercial & Business Development, Sky News said: “We know that audio is increasingly important to our news audiences. This audio partnership with TuneIn offers Sky News audiences yet another way to access our award-winning journalism, keeping them connected to what is happening, wherever they are. Our extensive, multiplatform offering means trusted, impartial news is accessible to millions of people around the world, in whatever format suits best.”
Fergus Mellon, GM of TuneIn UK added: “Sky News is widely known for delivering breaking news, headlines and top stories from business, politics, entertainment and more. We are thrilled to grow our vast library of audio news content along with building our presence in the UK to help Sky News’ audience get the information they need the most on the go and 24/7.”
Available initially in the UK, Ireland and the US, listeners can access Sky News audio via the TuneIn mobile app, web browser, connected devices such as Alexa, Sonos, Google Home, and in any car model compatible with Android Auto or Apple CarPlay.
In the UK market both TalkTV and GB News run audio feeds of their TV output; these are available directly on DAB Digital Radio and Streaming apps.