CNN to join Freesat programme guide

Thursday, March 19 2009, 13:43 GMT

CNN is to launch on the Freesat electronic programme guide on March 24.
The international news channel will be available on channel 207, 24 hours a day.

"The launch of CNN International with its world-class reputation for global news and feature programming is an incredibly exciting addition to our line-up," said Freesat managing director Emma Scott. "We are delighted to have CNN on board."

Rural TV and JML Home & DIY will also launch on March 24, on channels 403 and 808 respectively.