Welcome to the Freeview press page, a place for the media to find out more about the nation’s most popular TV service.
Below you can view all our press releases, as well as official imagery and logos, biographies about our staff, and some useful stats about us.
If you’re a member of the press and can’t find what you’re looking for, email us and we’ll be happy to help.
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The Freeview timeline: the big events
Check out our timeline below and see how we’ve changed over the years.
Freeview launches with 25 free to air channels
E4 launches on Freeview
Film 4 launches on Freeview
We gave customers more control of their TVs with Freeview +
Freeview HD launches, giving you 3 HD channels free – we now have 12
Freeview launch the TV Guide app to help you plan your viewing
75% of households now watching free digital TV via aerial – that’s up from 5% in 2002.
Free digital TV becomes available to everyone as switchover completes
4.3 million have Freeview HD on their main set
Freeview pass 100 million sales
Freeview Play launches
Freeview is marketed by DTV Services Limited
Registered number: 4435179, registered in England & Wales at the above address
*Based on the BARB (Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board) Establishment Survey q2 2013