Channel NewsAsia inks streaming deal with iflix

Channel NewsAsia has jumped on board iflix and the channel’s linear broadcast will be a key addition to iflix NEWS. This is iflix’s 24-hour news hub which aggregates live news streams, clips, and linear feeds from leading international, regional and local news authorities. All iflix users across Asia can access Channel NewsAsia channel for timely news on the latest global developments, business, current affairs, sports, lifestyle, and, entertainment , available both on iflixVIP and iflixFREE.

Craig Galvin, iflix global head of content, said, “In a world that is both increasingly local and global, understanding and awareness of current events and news has never been more relevant. With iflix News, we set out to bring timely, comprehensive coverage to users on their terms.  We are excited to welcome Channel NewsAsia, one of Asia’s leading and most trusted television news channels onboard to deliver current affairs, lifestyle magazine and in-depth analysis shows from an Asian perspective.”

Woon Chuk Chan, lead, channel distribution, Mediacorp said, “The partnership with iflix is part of our ongoing strategy to remain relevant to a digitally-focused audience, giving users greater freedom and flexibility over their viewing experience. The ever-changing media landscape has provided opportunities for us to deliver authentic features from Asia and around the world, bringing viewers high quality content on-the-go.”

Now available throughout Asia, the Middle East and Africa, iflix offers consumers a vast library of top Hollywood, regional, and local TV shows and movies, including many first run exclusives and award-winning programs, each subscription allows users to access the service on up to five devices, including phones, laptops, tablets, and television sets, for viewing wherever, whenever.