i24 News plans 24/7 news channel in US

Middle East 24/7 news channel i24 News will launch a US news channel at its US headquarters in New York City´s Times Square, with a separate bureau in Washington, DC, the company said.

Both locations will both be staffed by local journalists, with major studio hubs in the US, Israel and Europe.

i24 News was founded in 2013 by Patrick Drahi, the founder and controlling shareholder of Altice N.V. (Euronext: ATC, ATCB). With its global headquarters in Tel Aviv, i24 News is available inms of households worldwide including Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

The new US channel will launch on Monday, February 13 and its first distribution partner is Altice USA.