CCTV on FreeviewHD
January 5, 2012
Vision IPTV has confirmed the launch of the first dedicated Chinese language channels to use the company’s Internet broadcast playout services, delivering entertainment via FreeviewHD.
Through this service, China Central Television (CCTV), the largest TV network in China, is able to use the FreeviewHD electronic programme guide (EPG) to deliver new channels to the Chinese speaking audience in the UK. Viewers visiting FreeviewHD Channel 111 with an Internet connected television or set top box have access via an onscreen carousel to three, free to view channels of live 24/7 broadcast. CCTV Channel 9 broadcasts a mixture of programming including film and drama; CCTV Channel 4 provides a range of documentaries; while a third channel provides the latest news coverage from China and worldwide.