Free streaming service Tubi today announced that it will expand its “News on Tubi” section to include nearly 80 live local news feeds from stations across the country. The new channels come from Cox Media Group, Heart Television, Scripps and TEGNA.
News on Tubi currently features content from FOX TV Stations, FOX’s NewsNOW, FOX SOUL, Bloomberg TV, Bloomberg Quicktake, NBC News NOW, CBC, PeopleTV, WeatherNation, Cheddar, Altice USA’s News 12 New York, fubo Sports Network, Black News Channel, Euronews and Estrella News. This year, the free streaming service will focus on adding local news to the lineup. With the additional channels, streamers will be able to watch nearly 100 local station streams spanning 58 markets as stations are rolled out throughout the year.
“Since the launch of News on Tubi in October, Tubi viewers have instantly grasped its value as a destination for a variety of free news choices, and we are thrilled to bring the most local news offering streaming,” said Farhad Massoudi, CEO of Tubi. “With live broadcasts covering nearly every major US market, Tubi is the AVOD home for local news across the country.”
Tubi shared in August that it had reached 33 million active users. The app is available on Android and iOS devices, Amazon Echo Show, Google Nest Hub Max, Comcast Xfinity X1, Cox Contour and OTT devices such as Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Vizio TVs, Sony TVs, TVs Samsung, Hisense TVs, Apple TV, Chromecast, Android TV, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X & S. You can also watch on www.tubi.tv.