What is the General News Service?
The General News Service is a 45-minute weekly compilation of the week's key news stories from all over the world.
Why should I subscribe to the General News Service?
The General News Service forms an easy access archive service.
General News Service is an invaluable digest of the week's key global news stories.
General News Service forms an easy-to-use source of high-quality video news for producers of news reviews and current affairs programming.
How do I receive the News service?
General News Service is available as High Definition (HD) files or as Standard Definition (SD) files or a linear feed.
A decoder is required to be able to receive General News Service, which is encrypted. The decoder is included in the subscription package.
Satellite details and co-ordinates are available via Our Satellite Network
General News Service scripts, rundowns and advisories are available either via satellite, direct into your newsroom computer system, or online.
We also offer an HD and SD file-based delivery solution, Media Port, which allows you to receive stories digitally as separated files.
Media Port delivery means your newsroom can now receive each new story as a video file as soon as it is ready – rather than waiting for feeds via scheduled bulletins.
For more information on Media Port and contact information, please visit: Technical Support - Media Port
When would I receive the General News Service?
SD Linear Feed - you will receive General News Service via a weekly scheduled bulletin. Please review the Broadcast Schedule
, which timetables (in GMT) when you will receive the weekly bulletin.
HD and SD Files - you will receive General News Service video files as soon as they are ready.
If you have any further questions or want to subscribe, select Contact Us
and select your country (via the drop-down) to locate your local sales contact.
Alternatively, complete the Trial Enquiry Form
and we will respond to you directly.