NewsOn Adds Live News Zone Feature to Roku Platform

Feature lets viewers watch multiple live newscasts simultaneously
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Ad-supported local news aggregation platform NewsOn has upgraded its Roku channel to allow subscribers to access multiple live local newscasts simultaneously. The Live News Zone feature allows access to as many as 10 local stations.

“This new breakthrough on the Roku platform is the latest tangible example of our dedication to advancing viewer-friendly features and expanding the local TV news audience,” said Louis Gump, CEO of NewsOn, in a statement. “Over 120 local TV news stations can be live at one time in NewsOn, which allows our viewers to have even quicker instant access to thousands of journalists covering stories that are relevant to them."

The NewsOn app is also available for Apple iPhone and iPad, Android devices and Amazon Fire tablets, however the new feature is exclusive to the Roku platform for now.

Read more at B&C.