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Continuous Local Broadcast Coverage Of Hurricane Florence Available On Free Roku Channel, Mobile App And Online

More than 15 local broadcast stations within the projected path of Hurricane Florence are available at no cost through local news provider NewsON (September 13, 2018)

ATLANTA, Sept. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- NewsON, a leading provider of news from 200+ local broadcast stations across the country, will feature around-the-clock coverage of Hurricane Florence, which is slated to hit the U.S. coast as a Category 2 storm today and tomorrow.  This includes live coverage from more than 15 broadcast stations from cities located in the projected path of Hurricane Florence (view the full list here). NewsON is available for free via the NewsON channel on Roku, their mobile app, or the website,

Through the NewsON platform, people across the country – including those forced to evacuate and anyone who might have a loved one impacted by the storm – can easily access and view local broadcast coverage at no charge. Given the storm's incredible size, this will ensure that people can get the information most pertinent to them, receiving timely, on-the-ground updates from local stations as soon as they become available.

"Our top priority at NewsON is to provide immediate access to news from local broadcast stations, no matter where in the country our viewers are watching," said NewsON CEO Louis Gump. "This is especially important during natural disasters like Hurricane Florence, when over one million people are being asked to evacuate their homes. We hope our platform can help evacuees, as well as their families across the country, stay informed and fully up to date."  

A first-of-its-kind service that provides viewers with access to live and on-demand local newscasts, NewsON has a total of 224 stations in 135 markets covering 90.6 percent of the U.S. population from 16 different station groups.  

About NewsON:  
NewsON provides a nationwide lineup of local news from trusted, credible TV stations, giving consumers access to live and on-demand local newscasts and local news clips. NewsON is available as a free download on Roku devices, most mobile phones, and at with instant access to broadcast-quality video.

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