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Arqiva launches Vintage TV on Freeview

July 1, 2016

Arqiva, the communications infrastructure and media services company, has announced the launch of music channel Vintage TV on Freeview.

Thee channel is now available nationally to Freeview viewers in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland within the broadcast coverage of Arqiva’s HD multiplexes, which cover approximately 76 per cent of UK households. The channel will be available to viewers with Freeview HD, Freeview Play and Youview receivers.

Mike Finchen, Director of DTT at Arqiva, commented: “Having worked with Vintage TV for a number of years it’s great to be expanding the channel’s footprint on the Freeview platform. This is another perfect example of how Freeview allows broadcasters to reach their audiences and we’re pleased to be helping Vintage TV, and channels like it, deliver of a diverse range of content to UK homes. By increasing its reach, Vintage TV will potentially be able to air its content to a broader set of viewers than ever before.”

David Pick, Founder and CEO of Vintage TV, commented: “At Vintage TV, we have identified and successfully filled an obvious and substantial gap in the market, recognising that good music lasts forever and emanates from every generation. We’re especially delighted to be bringing our channel into more homes in the UK through Freeview, while we continue to seek additional ways of delivering our ever-growing library to music lovers here and around the globe.”

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