For Immediate Release
Al Jazeera America Reaches Agreement with DirecTV and Renews Carriage Deal
NEW YORK, NY - September 4, 2015 - Al Jazeera America today announced a renewal agreement with DirecTV to continue providing their subscribers across America with access to AJAM’s independent, award-winning news content. The distribution deal includes the upcoming launch of Al Jazeera America in HD.
“We’re pleased to extend our partnership with DirecTV,” said Al Anstey, CEO, Al Jazeera America. “Al Jazeera America is committed to its mission of delivering in-depth, unbiased and trusted journalism of the highest quality. I look forward to continuing to work together to grow our audience and deliver more compelling news and remarkable stories that inform, educate and inspire audiences across America.”
AJAM will continue to broadcast on DirecTV channel 347.
About Al Jazeera America
Al Jazeera America is the U.S. news network that provides both domestic and international news to American audiences. Headquartered in New York City with bureaus in 12 cities across the United States, Al Jazeera America carries an award-winning mix of live news, special programming, documentaries and more. To find AJAM in your area, visit www.aljazeera.com/getajam. Like us on Facebook and follow @AJAM and @AJAMCorp on Twitter for the latest news and company updates. Join the conversation using #AJAM.
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