FOX News International, FOX News Media’s global streaming service, has announced that it would expand into Africa, bringing the total number of countries served to 44. The service will be offered in Egypt, South Africa, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Zambia starting February 17th.
This is the first time FOX News Media programming will be offered on the service across the African continent, where it can be downloaded on iOS, tvOS, Android, and Fire TV. FOX News International offers thousands of hours of FOX News Media programming to nations across Europe, South America, Asia, and now Africa, via live streaming of FOX News Channel (FNC) and FOX Business Network (FBN) as well as a catalog of on-demand programs. In the fourth quarter of 2021, the service saw a double-digit increase across all interaction metrics, which was its best quarter since its inception in August of 2020.
FOX News International is now accessible on iOS and Android mobile devices, as well as Apple TV, Android TV, Google TV, Roku, and Amazon Fire TV connected TV devices, for a monthly fee of $6.99.
The FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International, and the free ad-supported television service FOX Weather are all operated by FOX News Media.
FNC, which is currently the most-watched cable network, has also been the most-watched television news station for the past 20 years, while FBN is one of the top business networks on cable. FOX News Media, which is owned by Fox Corporation, reaches 200 million people each month.