Advanced Television


CNA debuts on Freeview

Asia-based news and current affairs channel, CNA, is now available in the UK on Freeview UK, the country’s largest TV platform. The CNA free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) channel offers viewers the latest news from Asia, as well as award-winning documentaries and current affairs programmes with an Asian perspective. Some of the content viewers can […]

April 24, 2024

Freeview: Nearly 23m TVs sold since 2014

Freeview has revealed that is has sold nearly 23 million TVs since 2014, according to GFK, PTV Panel. That’s more than enough TV sets to entertain the entire populations of London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds and Glasgow combined. Freeview offers more than 70 standard and a selection of HD live channels, 30 radio stations and 12 […]

April 22, 2024

SPI International launches Filmstream on Freeview

SPI International, a Canal+ company, has announced the launch of its FAST channel Filmstream on Freeview in the UK. Filmstream, on channel 269, offers audiences a collection of films unavailable on mainstream movie channels. These are movies celebrated at international film festivals, and those that have won some of the industry’s most prestigious awards: the […]

March 26, 2024

Johnson and Knopfler’s Music Legends on Sky Arts in April

From hanging out with Elvis to drinking with David Bowie, a host of the world’s most iconic names reflect on the secrets of rock and roll in new series, Johnson and Knopfler’s Music Legends (6×60”). The series will air on Sky Arts, Freeview and NOW from April 25th. Audiences will be treated to a joyous […]

March 13, 2024

Narrative launching GREAT! Real channel

The UK independent TV broadcaster, Narrative Entertainment, continues to expand its GREAT! Network, with new free-to-air channel GREAT! Real launching on March 20th. Offering a range of content following on call medics and police patrols to coastal rescue missions and airport operations, GREAT! Real willshowcase drama and authentic stories centred around real people and events. […]

February 28, 2024

France24 launches on Freeview UK

France24, international news channel, has launched on Freeview UK channel 266. This expansion allows Freeview users across the UK to access France 24’s coverage of global news, culture, and current affairs in French, English, Spanish and Arabic languages.  With this launch, France 24 aims to further strengthen its presence in the UK market and provide […]

February 22, 2024

WaterBear content on WildEarth and the WaterBear Network have announced a content partnership agreement that will see a selection of documentaries and short films from WaterBear screened on Freeview channel 91 in the UK, as well as on channel 183 on the DSTV platforms across the African continent. This new partnership consolidates the relationship between WildEarth and WaterBear […]

February 13, 2024

OUTtv Proud on Freeview

OUTtv, the LGBTQ+ television and streaming service, in partnership with Fuse Media, has secured a deal with Channelbox to distribute OUTtv Proud, its international FAST channel, in the UK via Freeview. Following the recent deal with Netgem in 2023 which saw OUTtv Proud launch in the UK and Ireland, OUTtv is further expanding the reach […]

January 24, 2024

That’s TV 2 channel on Freeview

A new Freeview TV channel, That’s TV 2, launches on January 3rd celebrating 35 years since Australian soap Home and Away first launched in the UK. That’s TV 2 will be the new sister channel to That’s TV, offering a raft of classic TV shows to Freeview viewers including the very first season of Home […]

January 2, 2024

ERT World now on Freeview

The Greek Public TV and Radio Broadcaster, ERT, has announced the availability of its international channel, ERT World, in the UK. The channel continues its expansion around the globe with its debut on Freeview via the Channelbox platform on channel 271.  This expansion is particularly relevant for the vast Greek and Cypriot diaspora living in […]

December 19, 2023