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Halder named Digital UK CCO

Freeview and Freesat operator Digital UK has appointed Samsung’s Deep Halder to the newly-created role of Chief Commercial Officer, as well as making a number of other senior staff changes. Halder is currently part of Samsung’s UK & Ireland TV leadership team. At Digital UK, he will lead the development of the organisation’s commercial and […]

September 7, 2022By Colin Mann

Digital UK makes CPO appointments

Free TV operator Digital UK has appointed Sarah Milton and Carl Pfeiffer into the newly-created role of Chief Product Officer, on a job-share basis. Together, they will lead product development for the UK’s leading free-to-view platforms, Freeview and Freesat, as well as manage the day-to-day running of TV services. Prior to joining Digital UK as […]

June 28, 2022

Warr new Digital UK CTO

Digital UK, the organisation behind Freeview and Freesat, has appointed Orpheus Warr as its Chief Technology Officer. Reporting to CEO Jonathan Thompson, the newly-created role will see Warr take on responsibility for shaping and delivering the technology strategy for the UK’s leading free-to-view platforms. Warr was formerly Channel 4’s Chief Technology Officer where he was […]

April 11, 2022

Channel 5 joins Digital UK

UK commercial public service broadcaster Channel 5 is to join Digital UK Ltd, the joint venture which facilitates the provision of Freeview and Freesat, alongside BBC, ITV and Channel 4. The four public service broadcasters have entered into a new Digital UK members’ agreement, marking the first time that the venture has been wholly owned […]

December 20, 2021By Colin Mann

BBC, ITV, C4 complete Digital UK and Freesat integration

The BBC, ITV and Channel 4  have brought together Digital UK , which facilitates the provision of Freeview, and Freesat, which offers access to the UK’s subscription-free satellite television service. The coming together of Digital UK and Freesat aims to help ensure viewers continue to have access to a range of free-to-view TV services in […]

July 9, 2021

UK completes 700 MHz clearance

UK Digital Infrastructure Minister Matt Warman has confirmed the milestone completion of the four-year, £350 million major infrastructure programme to clear the 700 MHz spectrum band, allowing new data capacity to be released for mobile operators. The 700MHz spectrum band had mainly been used for digital terrestrial TV broadcast as well as professional radio microphones […]

September 3, 2020By Colin Mann