FOX News International Announces Debut of Streaming Services in Africa.

FOX News Media is set to debut in Africa after announcing plans to expand its FOX News International global video streaming services to several nations across the continent, according to a Wednesday press release. The network will increase its reach to 44 countries worldwide. Beginning February 17th, the service will be available in Egypt, South Africa, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Zambia.

The expansion marks the first time FOX News Media content will be available on the service throughout the continent of Africa, and will feature live streams of FOX News Channel (FNC) and FOX Business Network (FBN) along with a catalog of on-demand programs, where it is accessible for download via iOS, tvOS, Android and Fire TV.

FOX News International’s streaming service launched in August 2020 and experienced its highest growth percentage in the fourth quarter of 2021 with double-digit increases across all engagement metrics, according to the press release.

The streaming service also expanded its distribution on Jan. 31 to include Roku, and increased international coverage to multiple nations across Europe and the Americas, including Panama, Mexico, Chile, Costa Rica, Germany, Ireland and the United Kingdom.

FOX News International’s global streaming services currently deliver media content to 37 nations across Europe, Asia and the Americas and are available through iOS and Android mobile devices as well as Apple TV, Android TV, Google TV, Roku, and Amazon Fire TV at $6.99 per month.

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