EWTN Time Line - 1996

February 27, 1996  
EWTN launches a worldwide AM/FM radio service (listen).

May 1996
EWTN signs contracts with PanAmSat for global satellite distribution.

June 14, 1996 
EWTN launches a 24-hour Spanish language network.

October 7, 1996
EWTN launches television services in Europe.

December 8, 1996  
EWTN launches in the Pacific Rim, reaching Australia, New Zealand, China, Japan and the Philippines. Reception by viewers and television operators is overwhelming.