Time Warner goes live with Al Jazeera

Michelle Clancy | 07-12-2013

Time Warner Cable has launched Al Jazeera America as part of its line-up. The 24-hour channel will highlight US and international news. The network will join BBC America, CNN, FOX News and others in TWC’s news bouquet.

Al Jazeera America will be available in both SD and HD formats. Channel positions vary by location.

“We are very pleased that Time Warner Cable in [market] has agreed to include us in their lineup,” said Ehab Al Shihabi, Al Jazeera America’s interim CEO. “As always, we remain committed to providing in-depth, unbiased journalism and we’re excited to work with Time Warner Cable to make our channel available to their customers.”

Al Jazeera America’s agreement with TWC will make the channel available to almost 55 million homes.