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Sky News

Sky News Australia is an Australian 24 hour cable and satellite news channel available on Foxtel, Austar, Optus Television and Neighbourhood Cable subscription platforms.


Sky News Channel's parent company Australian News Channel Pty Ltd is owned by Publishing and Broadcasting Limited, the Seven Media Group, and British Sky Broadcasting, each with a one third stake in the company.

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Sky News Active
Sky News Active
Sky News Active

With the roll-out of Foxtel Digital and Austar Digital, Sky News Australia launched the Sky News Active interactive news service based on the Sky News UK service with the same name. The service offers a choice of eight news screens, some with original content not seen on the main channel they vary depending on the days news or events and include the latest news, business, sport, showbiz and weather in text. Other features include interactive polling and the latest news headlines via text.

Sky News Now

Sky News Now is a mobile service available on Vodafone, Telstra and 3 Mobile. It offers a wide variety of news in both video and text. Sky News also provides Mobile TV channels on the Mobile Foxtel service.

Sky News Alerts

Sky News Alerts is a SMS and MMS breaking news service available on all mobile phones inside Australia.[3] Breaking news alerts are sent to a subscriber via SMS or MMS at a cost per message.


Sky News offers various programs via podcast including First Business, Market Day, Sky Business Report, Showbiz, Agenda, Sky News Eco Report, Australian News Week, Sky News Sunday Business and Prime News New Zealand.



Natalie Murray, Programs Producer/Reporter - Sky News

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Media Man Australia does not represent Sky News in any capacity, however some news stories have been pitched successfully

Media Man Australia was interviewed by ABC Radio in regards to Sky News Australia, Foxtel and Prime Minister John Howard on the 17th October 2007