IRVINE, CA (Nov 18, 2019) –XUMO, a pioneer in streaming television and media entertainment, today announced the launch of ABC News Live on its leading free, ad-supported service in the U.S. and Canada. The addition of ABC News Live on XUMO will leverage the worldwide resources of ABC News to deliver news that brings viewers onto the scene during live events and as breaking news develops around the world. The 1.5-year-old channel provides 24/7 programming including timely, ongoing 2020 election coverage, Democratic debate analysis and more.
“ABC News Live offers exceptional, world-class coverage of the most important stories and events around the globe, and now, millions of XUMO viewers can access it 24/7 across our premium, multi-screen distribution network of smart TVs, mobile, web and streaming devices,” noted Stefan Van Engen, SVP, content partnerships and programming at XUMO. “ABC has long been a trusted name in news, and especially as the 2020 election heats up—XUMO viewers will appreciate straightforward political news, event coverage and more—available for free on our service.”
ABC News Live is powered by the unmatched worldwide resources of ABC News and its brilliant journalists in the field to deliver the most compelling events happening around the world. From breaking news and congressional hearings to wildfires, international protests and lifestyle news to 2020 election coverage, ABC News Live provides a robust range of live streams and news programming.
“We are excited to bring ABC News Live to XUMO viewers everywhere, and reach an even wider audience through its broad distribution across many of the most popular streaming platforms,” said Colby Smith, SVP and GM, ABC News Digital and Live Streaming. “As America’s #1 streaming news channel, we’re thrilled to provide XUMO users a new and straightforward source of 24/7 news and information.