Haystack News adds to on-demand world news programming with launch of Africanews


San Francisco: Ad-supported AVOD platform Haystack News, which connects viewers with hyper-relevant local, national and world TV news, has announced Africanews is the latest addition to its growing roster of on-demand world news providers, as a result of an expanded content distribution agreement with the Euronews group.

Haystack News offers on-demand news coverage from a growing portfolio of industry-leading world news providers, including Al-Jazeera English, CBC, DW, Euronews, FRANCE24, and i24NEWS.

“Adding Africanews to our growing content roster reflects Haystack News commitment to seek out valuable new content partnerships to fuel our growth and add value for our viewers,” said Daniel Barreto, Co-Founder and CEO at Haystack TV. “Africanews offers a fresh and unique perspective consistent with the quality journalism we have from Euronews.”

“We are proud to extend our partnership with Haystack News in making Africanews available on the service. Audiences are increasingly interested in accessing unbiased and fact-based news on digital services and connected devices. Through global partnerships with leading broadcasters like Haystack News, Africanews is strengthening its position as a growing news media in the streaming sector” said Maxime Carboni, Director of Worldwide Distribution at the Euronews group;


Africanews, independent international news channel made for Africa, was launched in 2016. The channel is part of the Euronews group and reports breaking news from the ground and delivers unbiased reporting. Africanews is available 24/7, both on TV and on digital platforms, in French and in English. With a team of 50 correspondents representing the diversity of Africa, Africanews showcases all the voices shaping the future of the continent.

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Haystack TV offers Haystack News, a leading, providing free and customized over-the-top (OTT) on-demand and live streaming of local, national and world news, including on-demand local news and weather content for 100% of the Top 30 DMAs.

Haystack News is the only news-dedicated streaming app to offer content from both hundreds of local stations and national and international news providers including TV broadcast stations from ABC Owned Television Stations, CBS Television Stations, Cox Media Group, Fox Television Stations, Hearst Television, Hubbard Broadcasting, Meredith Corporation, Scripps and more. Haystack News national/international programming providers include ABC News, the Associated Press, Bloomberg, CBSN, Cheddar, CNET, Euronews, GameSpot, Newsy and Yahoo Finance. Haystack News is available on multiple platforms and all leading Smart TVs worldwide.