San Francisco-based Tubi, which was acquired by Fox in April, on Thursday launched “News on Tubi,” which includes live streaming channels from 17 Fox TV stations as well as more than 25 partners, including NewsNow from Fox, Fox Soul, Bloomberg TV, NBC News Now, PeopleTV, CBC, WeatherNation, Cheddar, Altice USA’s News 12 New York, fubo Sports Network and Black News Channel.
“Tubi is building the best free news streaming offering, utilizing the local news expertise of FOX and other leading national and international news outlets to offer the information viewers need now more than ever,” said Farhad Massoudi, CEO of Tubi, in a statement. “We will continue to evolve News on Tubi to offer more choices while also diversifying other content choices to serve our young, diverse, and growing user base.”
Later this month, News on Tubi will expand to offer live streams of Hearst’s WTAE Pittsburgh and WMUR Manchester, NH. It will also become the first major streaming home in the U.S. for Euronews World live as well as launch the first 24-hour Spanish-language news stream from Estrella Media’s Estrella News network and offer streaming news from USA Today.
Tubi is available on Android and iOS mobile devices, Amazon Echo Show, Google Nest Hub Max, Comcast Xfinity X1, Cox Contour, and on OTT devices such as Amazon Fire TV Edition smart TVs and soundbars, Fire TV streaming devices, Vizio TVs, Sony TVs, Samsung TVs, Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, Android TV, Hisense TVs, TiVo 4K Stream, TiVo+, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.