Multilingual news television channel Euronews is adding Greek to its service portfolio. The announcement was made by Euronews CEO Michael Peters in Athens on Tuesday.

Euronews Greece will provide a round-the-clock service starting in December. It will be funded by the European Commission and Euronews, and will be based in Athens.

Currently available in 11 languages, the multi-platform channel provides 24-hour coverage and reaches 350 million homes in 155 countries.

The channel was originally established by the European Broadcasting Union with the aim of presenting news from a European perspective. Euronews is based in Lyon, France.

Ekathimerini.com