Australian News Channel Partners With MediaHub Australia

Australian News Channel Partners With MediaHub Australia
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Australian News Channel (ANC) has announced digital media distribution facility MediaHub Australia will provide playout services for its growing suite of premium Sky News channels.

ANC delivers live news and national affairs coverage to audiences across Australia via dedicated channels on Foxtel including Sky News Live, Sky News Business, Sky News Weather, Sky News Extra and Sky News UK.

ANC will also deliver for the first time a dedicated free-to-air TV channel, Sky News on WIN, which will launch later this year on channel 83 across WIN’s regional network and channel 53 across northern NSW.

Angelos Frangopoulos, CEO of Australian News Channel, said: “We are pleased to have appointed MediaHub as our new playout service provider to facilitate the growing needs of our business as we deliver more unique news, weather news, sports news, and national affairs programming to even more television viewers across Australia.

“Using MediaHub will allow our business and operational focus to be fully on creating even more premium Australian programming.

“Our new playout arrangements also offer advertisers more seamless integration across the wide range of our channels on Foxtel or programming on WIN.”

MediaHub Australia is a large-scale, multi-client digital media, play-out and distribution facility, currently delivering over 360 live TV and radio channels to Australian and NZ metropolitan and regional markets.

Services offered by MediaHub include PresHub, MediaHub’s historic core business and the playout of linear channels; XcodeHub, enabling the automatic transcoding of content from one format to any other; StreamHub, for the streaming of channels to OTT services; FibreHub, providing connectivity services using the company’s core fibre network throughout Australia and New Zealand; ArkHub, for data archive; MAMHub, for all things media asset management-related ;and ExchangeHub, enabling efficient content delivery.

MediaHub Australia MD Alan Sweeney (pictured above) said: “We are delighted to be the new playout partner and technology provider for Australian News Channel and their Sky News channels.

“As everyone in the industry knows, Sky News sets the bar in terms of news reported and delivered as it happens, so we firmly believe that with our emphasis on efficiency, reliability and quality that our two organisations are a perfect fit that will work very well together for years to come.”

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