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Freeview Play: a new connected TV service

Freeview and Digital UK have developed a 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. Vestel and LG have also started the roll out of Freeview Play services to compatible 2016 TVs.

Latest News

  • Digital UK has published an updated version of the Freeview Play specification for 2017
  • UKTV Play has started to roll out across Freeview Play devices
  • STV Player is now available on Freeview Play

You can watch a video about Freeview Play here

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