NewsON Adds Altice USA’s News 12 New York To Lineup
NewsON, Sinclair Broadcast Group’s streaming service for local news content, announced News 12 New York as its newest local news partner. This partnership provides NewsON with News 12 New York, a 24-hour digital news network covering the latest in local news and top stories across the New York tri-state region, the nation’s largest designated market area. News 12 New York, which is owned by Altice USA, is now available across NewsON-supported platforms.
News 12 is a local news service dedicated to bringing residents of the Bronx, Brooklyn, Connecticut, Hudson Valley, Long Island, New Jersey and Westchester hyperlocal news, traffic, weather, sports and more. Launched in November 2020, News 12 New York is News 12’s 24/7 digital OTT network that offers the best from the tri-state to viewers across the country.
With the addition of News 12 New York, NewsON features local news content from a total of 16 local television station ownership groups, offering the most comprehensive nationwide lineup, with local news from 294 trusted, credible TV stations, giving viewers access to live and on-demand local newscasts and local news clips from 167 markets covering more than 82% of the U.S.
“The addition of News 12 New York comes at an exciting time for us as we continue to expand our local station partnerships while enhancing our product offering,” said Ron Stitt, General Manager of NewsON. “This station creates a positive impact for our viewers across the country interested in New York City local news.”
“We’re excited to kick off our partnership with NewsON by offering viewers around the country even more ways to access our local news content on News 12,” said Jon Steinberg, president, news & advertising, Altice USA. “We’re proud to join our industry partners in this collaboration of sharing local news on a national scale and bring our award-winning content to new viewers.”
NewsON recently announced the completion of the relaunch and redesign of its product offering across supported platforms. NewsON has refreshed the Roku player, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, and iOS and Android app versions to include an enhanced user experience with streamlined navigation to live and on-demand newscasts. NewsON also announced the addition of a web-based product providing consumers another way to connect with local news wherever they are on NewsON.us.