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Japan earthquake: Japan's major TV networks stream live coverage of earthquake's devastation online

March 11, 2011 |  3:55 pm

ANNnews on USTREAM- テレビ朝日の公式チャンネルです。地震に関する緊急報道特番を配信しております。 tvasahi,tv-asahi,ann,テレ朝. ...
Major Japanese news networks Asahi TV and NHK are streaming their coverage of the Japan earthquake and tsunami online, free of charge.

NHK is streaming its broadcast at its website, www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld, and Asahi TV is broadcasting over Ustream at www.ustream.tv/channel/annnews.

AT&T said Friday that it has lifted the normal monthly subscription fee for the TV Japan channel its U-verse TV customers would otherwise pay for the next week, "so they can keep up with the latest news and recovery efforts," said Karla Enriquez, an AT&T spokeswoman.

The wireless carrier is also removing any text-message fees for AT&T cellphone users who text dontations to the Red Cross efforts in Japan, Enriquez said.

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