About Digital UK

Digital UK supports the UK's terrestrial TV service. At the heart of the platform is Freeview – the universally available, free-to-air service watched in three-quarters of UK homes.

The company provides operational support for the platform, including management of the Freeview electronic programme guide, and leads on developing DTT strategy, working with its broadcast partners and industry. We also work in conjunction with Freeview to provide viewers with information and advice about terrestrial TV channels, services and reception.

Digital UK has recently led technical development of Freeview Play, a new hybrid TV platform bringing together free-to-view DTT and catch-up services in a range of TVs and set-top boxes.

Digital UK is owned by the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Arqiva, which owns and operates the transmitter network.

CEO and Chair

The Digital UK team is led by Chief Executive Jonathan Thompson. Caroline Thomson is Chair.

More about our management team

Corporate information

Find out more about Digital UK and our role in managing digital terrestrial television (DTT).

Digital UK funding principles
Research and reports


Coverage checker

Check the predicted Freeview coverage and channels available at a UK address.

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