Many Australians have family, friends and investments overseas so in these uncertain times it’s good to hear that Fetch TV is giving it’s subscription customers 3 months free access to 11 international news channels so they can stay in touch with the latest from around the world.

Scott Lorson, CEO of Fetch TV said:

“As we face challenging circumstances at home, the Free to Air networks are doing a wonderful job of keeping Australian’s informed. However, given the global nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is great interest in reporting from around the world, and dedicated coverage of the financial markets.

With the support of our partners, we will be providing Fetch subscribers with 3 months’ free access to our 11 leading English language international news and financial channels.

Fetch subscribers will all have access to 24/7 reporting from leading international news channels – BBC World News, CNN and Al Jazeera, and regional and local coverage from MSNBC (U.S.), euronews, France 24, NDTV 24×7 (India), Channel News Asia, CGTN (China) plus CNBC and Bloomberg covering business news and the global financial markets”

These channels will be available from 9am Monday and will roll out to all customers over 24 hours. Alternatively, customers can restart their Fetch box right now to gain immediate access.

The News channels are currently available as part of the $6/month Knowledge Pack and $20/month Ultimate Pack. These options will remain, offering affordable access to both news and a wide range of other entertainment and other streaming video content.

Customers already subscribed to the $6 per month Knowledge Pack or the $20 per month Ultimate Pack will continue to be charged their usual monthly subscription.

Fetch TV partners with internet service providers Optus, the iiNet Group (iiNet, Internode, and Westnet), Aussie Broadband, and Vocus (Dodo and iPrimus) along with retailers Harvey Norman, JB Hi Fi, Bing Lee and The Good Guys to provide subscribers with an entertainment service delivered to the TV over a broadband connection to a set top box. Visit the Fetch TV website for more information.