Amazon and Newson has a deal to air newscast on the FireTV outlet.

ATLANTA—The NewsON streaming service offering local news content from 179 U.S. TV stations is coming to Amazon Fire TV as a free app, the streaming news aggregator announced today.

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"We are excited to bring NewsON to a brand new audience on Amazon Fire TV," said Derek Van Nostran, head of marketing for NewsON.

The NewsON app gives users instant access to live and on-demand video newscasts from 123 U.S. markets. Streaming and on-demand content currently is available from stations in 13 different ownership groups, and 50 more stations are in the process of becoming available on the app over the next few months, the company said.