Sky News partners TuneIn to launch on-the-go audio service for listeners around the world

Sky News is partnering with TuneIn, the world's leading live-streaming audio platform, to launch an on-the-go service for listeners who want to access its award-winning news programmes.

It will be available initially in the UK, Ireland and the US for free to audiences who are not in front of a TV screen.

Sky News audio can be accessed via the TuneIn app, web browser and other connected devices such as Alexa, Sonos, Google Home, and in any car model compatible with Android Auto or Apple CarPlay.

Priya Sahathevan, director of Ccommercial & Business Development, Sky News, said: "This audio partnership offers Sky News audiences yet another way to access our award-winning journalism, keeping them connected to what is happening wherever they are."

TuneIn is globally accessible in 100+ countries and has over 75 million monthly active users.

Fergus Mellon, GM of TuneIn UK said: "Sky News is widely known for delivering breaking news, headlines and top stories from business, politics, entertainment and more.

"We are thrilled to grow our vast library of audio news content along with building our presence in the UK to help Sky News audience get the information they need the most on the go and 24/7."

Sky News is currently available in more than 130 countries - reaching 100 million people across TV, digital, social and audio every month.

It already has an extensive audio offering that includes podcasts, on-demand news for smart speakers and news content for commercial radio stations.