cnn IdentCNN is to launch on the Freesat electronic programme guide on March 24. The international news channel will be available on channel 207, 24 hours a day.
“The launch of CNN International with its world-class reputation for global news and feature programming is an incredibly exciting addition to our line-up,” said Freesat managing director Emma Scott. “We are delighted to have CNN on board.”

Rural TV and JML Home & DIY will also launch on March 24, on channels 403 and 808 respectively.
With th launch of CNN on Freesat, Sky News remains the only major English language news channel absent from the platform. It seems unlikely, that Sky news will ever join the rival Freesat platform.

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