Sky TG24
HeadquartersRome, Italy
Programming
Picture format576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Ownership
OwnerSky Italia
Sister channelsSky Meteo24
Sky News
History
Launched31 July 2003
Links
Websitewww.sky.it/tg24
Availability
Terrestrial
Digital (Italy)LCN 50
Cable
Naxoo (Switzerland)Channel 190
RCN Cable (USA)Channel 508
Satellite
Sky Italia (Italy)Channels 100 & 500 (HD)
Channel 181 (SD)
Streaming media
Sky.itFree streaming on live
Sky GoStreaming [1]

Sky TG24 is Italy's second all-news channel, owned by Sky.

Launched on 31 July 2003, it provides non-stop rolling news, weather forecasts and sports stories with half-hourly updates.

Overview

Part of Sky TG24's programming is available on the television channels cielo and TV8.

In the United States, Sky TG24 was available via satellite on DirecTV, launching in December 2004. On 7 December 2008, Sky TG24 was removed due to low subscriber levels. It is currently available on cable via RCN in Boston, Chicago, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington D.C..

A local Canadian version of Sky TG24 airs in Canada. It is owned by Telelatino Network Inc.. Most of its content are a simulcast from the Italian channel with Canadian content added as well.

The channel has been available in high definition since September 2013, making it the 63rd HDTV channel offered by Sky Italia.

Sky TG24 Active

This was the interactive version of Sky TG24. It provided video on demand of news and sports news, the Sky TG24 live stream, and access to Sky Meteo 24 ACTIVE. The service sometimes presented a survey for the day's most important issues and the viewer must use the remote to answer.

It closed on September 16, 2019.

Sky TG24 Primo Piano

A 24-hour headline news service, featuring 10 most important news every 15 minutes. Live on channel 501.

Sky TG24 Eventi

The channel provided interviews and in-depth reports on the day's issues.

It closed on September 16, 2019.

Sky TG24 Rassegna

The channel filled in the content of the main channel Sky TG24, with press reviews from 7am.

It closed on September 16, 2019.

Sky Meteo 24

Main article: Sky Meteo 24

A 24-hour weather news service, featuring national and European weather every 15 minutes. Live on channel 502.

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