News travels fast and all around the world, thanks to ap television news limited (aptn). a unit of the associated press (ap), aptn provides syndicated television and video news reports to more than 500 broadcasters and web sites through news bureaus in more than 50 countries. it offers live and recorded reports on international events, as well as stories on entertainment, sports, technology. it also offers production services and satellite distribution to other broadcasters, and an archive of still images and stock video footage that can be used for television, print, and online media. cooperative news gathering agency the ap launched aptn in 1994.