i24 Set To Launch 24-News Network In US In February

Discussion in 'General DISH™ Discussion' started by Chihuahua, Jan 27, 2017.

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  1. Chihuahua

    Chihuahua Legend

    Sep 8, 2007
    Are there any plans for Dish Network to carry a new news network called i24, which is set to launch here in the States on February 13? This network is already available in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.
  2. KyL416

    KyL416 Hall Of Fame

    Nov 10, 2005
    Tobyhanna, PA
    Probably not unless they pay their way to be on the lineup like Newsmax did, especially since they already stream online for free.
  3. mwdxer

    mwdxer Well-Known Member

    Oct 30, 2013
    Seaside Oregon
    I24 is available for free streaming. A good service.
  4. pjs344

    pjs344 New Member

    May 21, 2014
    Great! Just what we need is another news network. If we don't have enough news networks messing thing up now. I wonder what side it will be on GOP or DEM or maybe the new Fake news party?
  5. mwdxer

    mwdxer Well-Known Member

    Oct 30, 2013
    Seaside Oregon
    All English International News channels seem to stream first and they are free. BBC World, Sky News (UK), France24, DWTV (Germany), Russia Today, TRT World (Turkey), I24 (Israel), IRE (Ireland), NHK World (Japan), Euro News, and others. I quit asking Dish years ago to add International New Channels, as they stream now, many in HD too.
  6. James Long

    James Long Ready for Uplink! Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Gold Club DBSTalk Club

    Apr 17, 2003
    We have a few international news channels via satellite in the "English" packages. I'd say most pay to get their message to subscribers. Or at least have a rate so low that DISH doesn't balk at carrying them.

    I'd like to see BBC World News in AT250 before any other channels are added.
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