Sky TG24

Sky TG24
Launched 31 July 2003
Owned by Sky Italia
Picture format 16:9 (576i, SDTV)
16:9 (1080i, HDTV)
Audience share 0.35% (July 2011, [1])
Slogan "Dentro i fatti, con le tue domande"
Inside the facts, with your questions
Headquarters Rome, Italy
Sister channel(s) Sky Meteo24
Fox News
Sky News
Digital (Italy) LCN 50
Sky Italia (Italy) Channels 100 and 500
Cyfra+ (Poland) Channel 144
Naxoo (Switzerland) Channel 190
RCN Cable (USA) Channel 508
Streaming media Free streaming on live
SkyGo Streaming

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

Launched on 31 July 2003, it provides non-stop rolling news, weather forecasts and sports stories with half-hourly updates. The interactive version of SKY TG24, called Sky TG24 Active, was launched in January 2005.


Part of SKY TG24's programming is available on the television channel cielo.

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 is the interactive version of Sky TG24. It provides video on demand of news and sports news, the Sky TG24 live stream, and access to Sky Meteo24 ACTIVE. The service sometimes presents a survey for the day's most important issues and the viewer must use the remote to answer.



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