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NOTE: On March 3, 2022, RT America — the English-language sister network of RT — permanently shut down its US operations amid the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

You can still watch the RT News live stream from the RT international outlet. Click the play button below to watch the RT live stream now.

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Can I Watch RT News Live Online?

As a general rule, you can watch the RT live stream online. You can stream it live on your computer, phone, or tablet, free of charge.

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Here is the RT schedule.

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Watch RT News Live Online

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Launched 10 December 2005 (2005-12-10) (registered on 6 April 2005)
Owned by ANO TV-Novosti
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)
(HD feed downgraded to letterboxed 480i/576i for SDTVs)
Slogan Question More
Country Russia
Language News channel :
Arabic, English, French, Spanish
Documentary channel:
English, French, Russian
Online platforms:
Broadcast area Worldwide
Headquarters Moscow, Russia
Formerly called Russia Today (2005–2009)
Sister channel(s) RT Arabic
RT en Español
RT America
RT Documentary
RT Deutsch
RT en français
Freeview (UK) Channel 234 (SD)
Channel 113 (HD) with RT UK
Channel 47
MHz Networks (U.S.)
  • K31CT 31.5 Cortez, Colorado with RT America
  • WVDO-LD 10.1 Carolina, Puerto Rico with RT En Español
  • WNTE-LD 36.1 Mayaguez, Puerto Rico with RT En Español
Bell TV (Canada) Channel 724
Viasat Channel unallocated
Airtel digital tv (India) Channel 396
Indovision (Indonesia) Channel 355
yes (Israel) Channel unallocated
SKY Italia (Italy) Channel 531
Cyfra+ (Poland) Channel 146
NTV Plus (Russia) Channel unallocated
Freesat (UK) Channel 206 (SD/HD) with RT UK
Sky UK & Ireland Channel 512 (SD/HD)
Channel 518 (SD) with RT UK
Sky (New Zealand) Channel 92
Dish Network (U.S.) Nationwide:
Channel 280 (SD/HD)
Washington, D.C. area:
Channel 8084 (SD/HD) with RT America
DirecTV (U.S.) Channel 321 (SD) with RT America
GlobeCast WorldTV (U.S.) Channel 462 with RT America/International
Reliance Digital TV (India) Channel 461
Cignal (Philippines) Channel unallocated
CanalDigitaal (Netherlands) Channel 90
Dish TV (India) Channel 738
Videocon d2h (India) Channel 363
Foxtel (Australia) Channel 658
DStv (South Africa & selected African countries) Channel 407
Tata Sky (India) Channel 641
Dialog TV (Sri Lanka) Channel 39
G Sat (Philippines) Channel 120
Comcast (United States) Channel number varies
Destiny Cable (Philippines) Channel 221 (Digital)
StarHub TV (Singapore) Channel 151
Cablelink (Philippines) Channel 104
Cablemás (Mexico) Channel 290
Ziggo (Netherlands) Channel 509
NOS (Portuguese media company) (Portugal) Channel 214
Foxtel (Australia) Channel 658
Bukidnon Z5 Cable (Philippines) Channel 16
Macau Cable TV Channel 820
SkyCable (Philippines) Channel 221
Spectrum (New York City, Los Angeles, and San Diego) Channel number varies
Bell Fibe TV (Canada) Channel 517
Optik TV (Canada) Channel 573
Eagle Multimedia (U.S.) Channel unallocated with RT America
Russian TVGroup (U.S.) Channel unallocated with RT America
Singtel TV (Singapore) Channel 163 (HD)
TPG Telecom (Australia) Channel unallocated
PTCL Smart TV (Pakistan) Channel 102
Open IPTV (Serbia) Channel 547
VMedia (Canada) Channel 188
now TV (Hong Kong) Channel 329
Shaw Exo TV (Canada) Channel 505
Streaming media
Official live stream RT News, RT America, RT UK, RT Documentary On Air (free, available in English) RT Arabic (free, available in Arabic) RT Spanish (free, available in Spanish)
Internet Protocol television Apple TV (Ver. 4), Roku, Sling TV
TVPlayer Watch live (UK only)