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Scripps' video news site has launched on Cincinnati Bell 9/19/2016 11:03 AM Eastern

Newsy, the E.W. Scripps’ OTT video news channel, for the first time is available on cable TV under an agreement with Cincinnati Bell.

 

Newsy Live, a regularly updated feed of headline news, will air in high-def. Subscribers to the carrier’s Fioptics service can access Newsy on channel 508, which is just below WCPO, Scripps’ ABC affiliate, and three channels above Hearst's NBC affiliate WLWT.

 

RELATED: Scripps Pays $35M For Newsy

 

While the launch marks Newsy’s first cable deal, the site is distributed on a range of OTT platforms including Sling TV, Roku, Watchable from Comcast and Apple TV.

 

Read more at B&C.

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