Israeli news channel i24news to launch in Spain

Recently-launched news network i24news is set to launch in Spain tomorrow after agreeing a distribution deal with Spanish DTH operator Canal+.

The channel will be available in French on slot number 312 of the EPG. Laurent Malek, chief marketing and commercial officer at i24news, said the Spain rollout was “one of many territories to be launched in Europe in the next following months”.

i24news launched in July covers international news “through the eyes of Israeli society in all its diversity.” The network broadcasts from the port of Jaffa in Israel, is available on cable and satellite pay-packages in French, English and Arabic. It is also available for free on satellite in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East via 13 Hotbird, Astra 19.2, ITS 4, AsiaSat 5 and can be streamed over the web.