Altice hires business development chief as i24 News heads for US

Altice/SFR is planning to launch its i24 News channel in the US and has hired Claude Nahon, formerly president of Mood Media International, to head up the channel’s expansion overseas. Nahon will take on the role of executive vice-president in charge of business development. In addition to the US launch, he will be responsible for […]

i24news launches on Swisscom TV

Israel-based international news channel i24news has launched in Switzerland on the Swisscom TV platform.  The new distribution deal saw Swisscom start to air the English version of the channel this week on channel number 557 as part of its international channel package. The French version of i24news is due to launch on the platform in […]

i24news launches on Telefónica in Spain

Israel-based international news channel i24news has launched the English language version of its channel on Telefónica’s IPTV platform Movistar TV in Spain.  The network joins takes up slot 116 on the Movistar TV EPG from this week, with the deal coming a month after i24news launched its feed in French with Canal+ Spain. i24news launched […]

i24news launches on Sky Italia

Israel-based international news channel i24news launches today in Italy, joining the Sky Italia pay TV platform.  The channel will take slot number 537 on the EPG and be available in English. The deal marks the latest launch by i24news, which in recent weeks has gone live on Polish DTH platform Polsat and started airing in […]

i24news launches on Polsat, partners with Brightcove

Recently launched Israel-based news network i24news goes live today on Polish DTH platform Polsat.  The English-language feed will be available on channel 235 and will be available to Polsat’s 3.5 million subscribers. The launch comes a week after i24news launched in Spain, after agreeing a distribution deal with Spanish DTH operator Canal+. At the same […]

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 […]

i24news appoints chief marketing officer

Recently-launched international news channel i24news has appointed former Walt Disney Company executive, Laurent Malek, as its chief marketing and commercial officer.  Malek will be tasked with setting up a marketing strategy that will enable the channel to “increase its awareness, distribution and ad sales globally,” said i24news. Recently Malek worked as chief business officer of […]