Haystack News bolsters world news, adds Deutsche Welle to on-demand and live news lineup


San Francisco: Haystack News, an ad-supported streaming service that connects viewers with hyper-relevant local, national and world TV news, announced a new content distribution agreement with Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany’s international broadcaster.

With the new agreement between the companies, Haystack News launched DW’s world news content as the latest addition to its curated and personalized AVOD service and also added DW to its growing portfolio of live 24/7 streaming news channels.

In addition to DW, Haystack News offers on-demand news from a wide array of industry-leading providers from around the world, including Al-Jazeera English, CBC, Euronews, FRANCE24, and i24NEWS.

“International news providers including DW are a valuable addition to the diversity of voices and quality news coverage offered on our premier platform,” said Haystack TV Co-Founder-CEO Daniel Barreto. “With interest from both streaming customers outside of the U.S., as well as domestic users looking for news content from around the world, Haystack is continuing to grow its content pipeline while establishing itself as the leading streaming news platform.”

“DW has long been renowned for its award-winning journalism and we are always searching for innovative partners like Haystack News service to help us reach new audiences,” said Benjamin Schnabel, Head of Digital Partnerships and New Business. “With the addition of both our live DW streaming channel and on-demand news content, Haystack News users now have multiple ways to enjoy DW content.”

Deutsche Welle (DW)
DW is Germany’s international broadcaster. Our job? Ensuring freedom of opinion around the world with unbiased news and information. Nearly 250 million people rely on our TV, online and radio coverage each week to make up their own minds. DW Akademie trains journalists worldwide and supports the development of free media. DW’s global staff is made up of nearly 3,000 people from more than 60 countries.

Haystack TV
Haystack TV offers Haystack News, a leading ad-based video on demand (AVOD) platform, 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.