Sky News to launch streaming subscription service in 2024

Sky News streaming

The subscription will be available for $5 per month

Sky News Australia will launch a direct-to-consumer streaming subscription service in early 2024, giving viewers 24/7 access to its live news and opinion content across digital platforms.

The Streaming Subscription will be available for $5 per month, accessible through or by downloading the Sky News Australia mobile and tablet app, to stream on the go or cast to a compatible TV.

The Streaming Subscription will provide viewers with opinion shows, political coverage, breaking news, sport and weather, business insights and documentaries across four news channels produced by Sky News Australia – Sky News, Sky News Extra, Sky News Weather and FOX SPORTS News.

Shows from the Sky News channel will be available live and on-demand, including shows hosted by Peta Credlin, Andrew Bolt, Paul Murray, Sharri Markson, Chris Kenny, Rowan Dean, Rita Panahi, James Morrow, Piers Morgan, and Erin Molan.

Andrew Bolt, Paul Murray, Peta Credlin,

Andrew Bolt, Paul Murray, Peta Credlin

Paul Whittaker, chief executive officer, Sky News Australia said: “We’ve seen exceptional growth across our digital platforms over the past few years as more than eight million Australians seek out our content online each month.

“The launch of the Streaming Subscription service is a pivotal moment in the evolution of our digital strategy that will provide our highly engaged and growing online audience around-the-clock access to quality news, opinion and documentary content across four dedicated news channels.”

In September, data from the Sky News Australia Audience Study 2023 was released to the public, unpacking consumers’ news consumption habits and preferences. The study showed growth of 21.5% over the last 24 months, with 11.1 million Australians now engaging with the brand each month.

See Also: Sky News Australia reports 21.5% 2-year audience growth, reaching 11.1m monthly

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