TVPlayer Brings Free-to-Air Channels to Freeview

TVPlayer Brings Free-to-Air Channels to Freeview
TVPlayer Brings Free-to-Air Channels to Freeview

TVPlayer extends its multi-platform offering by launching a portfolio of free-to-air channels via channel 241 on Freeview. It was announced Thursday, Sept. 11.

Popular music stations Heart and Capital TV, together with Clubland TV, Planet Pop, Channel AKA and NOW Music, home to music from the UK’s leading labels and artists, form the music hub on TVPlayer.

The DESI pack offers a mix of Bollywood movies, Indian comedy shows together with Hindi Music and World News, on Freeview. India’s top comedy and entertainment shows are brought to Freeview by SAB TV.

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In addition, Colors & Rishtey, two of the top three most viewed south-Asian channels in the UK, offer reality shows, top of the line dramas, along with the latest Bollywood films.

To start watching all of these channels for free, viewers will need to connect their compatible Freeview HD TV to the Internet.

Adam Smith, CEO of TVPlayer, says, “We are thrilled to be working with so many of our broadcast partners to launch their channels on Freeview 241. TVPlayer offers a vehicle for popular free-to-air channels to air not only via mobile, tablets and desktop, but also now to Freeview HD homes. Our ambition is to roll out TVPlayer across more platforms and devices.”

TVPlayer can be watched for free at, by downloading the TVPlayer app from the App Store, Google Play and the Amazon Appstore and now via channel 241 on Freeview. TVPlayer’s Freeview service is supported by Simplestream and Synapse.

TVPlayer is an OTT platform launched in the UK by Simplestream, which streams live TV across multiple devices from some of the UK’s favourite free-to-air broadcasters.

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