Haystack News to launch new streaming channels for Georgia senate runoffs and Biden inauguration coverage

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It remains the leading OTT destination for political news in January

San Francisco: Haystack News, a leading ad-supported streaming service that connects viewers with hyper-relevant local, national and world TV news, is all set to launch new streaming channels this month dedicated to ongoing local, national and global coverage of the two Georgia Senate Runoff (January 5-7) elections and the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris (January 19-22).

Haystack News offers a vast collection of curated and personalized on-demand streaming news and recently launched live 24/7 channels. Dedicated streaming channels – including ongoing coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Biden transition – offer viewers a deep-dive on trending and timely topics.

The Haystack News channels for the Georgia Senate Runoff Election and the Inauguration draw upon content from the largest portfolio of local, national and global news on FAST, including nearly 350 news providers covering 100% of the top 30 DMAs and more than 300 local broadcast channels, in addition to ABC News, the AP, Bloomberg, CBS News, Cheddar, Euronews and Newsy.

Haystack News will also offer live coverage of the inauguration on January 20 on multiple national and global channels.

“Haystack News viewing remains at record-high levels as we enter the new year, with politics driving engagement and news content consumption. Haystack’s dedicated channels for trending topics remain popular and give viewers a better understanding of all angles of an issue; micro to macro, local to global.,” said Haystack TV Co-Founder-CEO Daniel Barreto. “Look for more new streaming channels every month as we continue on our journey to build televisions best platform for watching news..”

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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 international news, including on-demand local news and weather content for 100% of the Top 30 DMAs.

Haystack offers more news content from local TV news stations than any other AVOD service, with nearly 350 on-demand news providers, including more than 300 local TV broadcast stations from ABC Owned Television Stations, CBS Television Stations, Cox Media Group, Fox Television Stations, Gray Television, 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 including the Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, and Roku streaming platforms; Hisense, LG, Samsung, Sony, TCL and Vizio Smart TVs; Android and iOS mobile devices; and online at www.haystack.tv.