Test transmissions have begun for GB News Radio, a simulcast of the right-leaning talk station.
GB News has chosen UK-based service provider Simplestream for its range of OTT services complementing the news channel’s linear broadcast signal on DTH satellite, DTT and cable.
GB News chairman and star presenter Andrew Neil is to take a break from the channel just two weeks after it went live.
A mix of traditional fibre and cloud-based connectivity will deliver new UK news channel GB News.
GB News says it expects to reach 96% of UK television households after completing its funding round.
Discovery is to provide a quarter of the funding for a new ‘right-leaning’ news channel launching in the UK next year.