GLOBAL NEWS ADDS FREE WINNIPEG, HALIFAX AND MONTREAL NEWS STREAMS TO GLOBAL TV APP

New Additions See Global News Now Offer Eight 24/7 News Streams for Free Via the Global TV Appglobal news blue logo

TORONTO, August 19, 2020 – Global News is pleased to announce the addition of three new regional news streams to its offering on the Global TV App. Now available, unique streams for Winnipeg, Halifax and Montreal join existing B.C., Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, and National based streams, expanding Global News’ roster to eight free streams within the app.

Providing viewers with 24/7 news and information, each stream delivers live breaking news, live simulcasts of each region’s respective television newscast, and a continually updating array of reporting highlighting the biggest news stories relevant to each stream’s respective region.

“The launch of our new Winnipeg, Halifax and Montreal streams is an exciting moment for our team,” said Kenton Boston, Vice President, National and Network News, Global News. “Audiences continue to look to us to help navigate our uncertain times, and Global News is proud to serve them by expanding Canada’s only free 24/7 streaming news service, through the Global TV App.”

Stream free 24/7 local and national Global News content exclusively on the new Global TV App, available now on iOS, Android, Chromecast, Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV and at watch.globaltv.com. Global News programming is also available through all major TV distributors, including: Shaw, Shaw Direct, Rogers, Bell, Videotron, Telus, Cogeco, Eastlink, and SaskTel and the new STACKTV, streaming on Amazon Prime Video Channels. Get up-to-the-minute Global News information via TV, radio and globalnews.ca.

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Rishma Govani
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