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Freeview Play: a new connected TV service

Freeview and Digital UK have developed a new Freeview-branded connected TV service, Freeview Play, designed to make the best of broadcast and internet-delivered television available free to everyone.

The new offer gives viewers easy access to both linear and on-demand content, including a range of popular catch-up players.

Digital UK has led the development of the product specification which is based on open standards, working in close co-operation with manufacturers and industry bodies.

Freeview Play is now live on compatible Panasonic TVs and both Panasonic and Humax recorders. LG has also started the roll out of Freeview Play services to compatible 2016 TVs.

Latest News

  • UKTV Play has started to roll out across Freeview Play devices
  • Digital UK has published the technical specification for Freeview Play
  • STV Player is now available on Freeview Play

Download the presentation and technical summary below for an overview of this exciting new development and what it will bring to viewers. You can also watch a video about Freeview Play here.


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