November 2, 2020
Heading into the presidential election, Haystack News Nov. 2 announced it added 16 channels to its ad-supported streaming news platform. Joining the platform are ABC News Live and CBSN, in addition to Al Jazeera, Euronews, Newsmax, Yahoo Finance and select live local news broadcast stations across the U.S.
“Adding 24/7 live news is the culmination of an incredible 2020 for Haystack News,” CEO Daniel Barreto said in a statement. “We [are] approaching 350 total partners and have extended our lead in providing streaming’s largest portfolio of local, national and world news.”
Haystack claims to offer 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 affiliates, Cox Media Group, Fox TV, Gray Television, Hearst Television, Hubbard Broadcasting, Meredith Corporation, and Scripps, among others. National and international programming providers include the Associated Press.