ITN On Joins Livestation's Partner Channel Line-up
News, including sports and entertainment top stories available to anyone with a broadband connection
17 October 2008: ITN On one of the world's leading producers of news and entertainment content for multimedia platforms joined Livestation today. Livestation viewers can now access ITN On's made-for-broadband 24 hour channels, the only channel of its kind in the UK. Users can catch the latest national and international news as a well as showbiz and sports content.
Nicholas Wheeler Managing Director, ITN On said: 'As a platform focused on news, it makes sense for ITN On to stream our channel on Livestation. It offers us a great opportunity to expand our business and brand globally. We also believe users will see the real benefit in viewing a made-for-broadband news channel over linear TV models online.'
ITN On joins a growing list of Livestation partners who include Al Jazeera, BBC, Bloomberg, C-SPAN, Deutsche Welle, euronews, France 24 and Russia Today(English and Arabic).
'ITN On is a perfect partner for Livestation, with its continually updated news summaries and top sports, entertainment and business news. It's an ideal addition for the growing choice of news perspectives offered via Livestation. We've particularly enjoyed working in partnership with the team at ITN On to make this happen and are confident that Livestation viewers will value our latest addition.'
Matteo Berlucchi, CEO, Livestation
About ITN On
ITN On is part of ITN, one of the world's leading news and multimedia content companies. ITN On is the UK's leading supplier of news and other video entertainment content to broadband and mobile platforms. ITN On pioneered video news on mobile in Europe, launching with 3 and was the first UK company to create made-for-mobile news and weather channels. ITN On's key business partners include, Vodafone, 3, Orange and T-Mobile as well as established online operators including Yahoo!, MSN, Telegraph Media Group, Bebo, YouTube and blinkx.
Livestation is the new, interactive way to enjoy high-quality live TV and radio channels, on the desktop via a broadband connection. The Livestation player is being continually developed and updated to integrate with the latest and most popular social networking trends, offering users the ability to share, chat, and take control of their viewing experience. In addition to the partner channels, Livestation viewers can also search more than a 1300 viewer-added channels.
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