What is Freeview?

Posted March 25, 2013 - About Freeview

Launched in October 2002, the Freeview service provides over 60 free-to-air digital TV channels, up to 15 HD channels and 25 radio stations and interactive services through an aerial. Freeview is managed by DTV Services Ltd, a company owned and run by five shareholders РBBC, BSkyB, Channel 4, ITV and Arqiva.

Ofcom and the Government have granted licences for the 6 multiplexes (groups of channels) and the licence holders are responsible for deciding which channels are transmitted. The licences are held by the BBC, Arqiva, ITV, Channel 4 and SDN.

Write to Freeview at:

DTV Services Ltd
27 Mortimer Street

Freeview is marketed by DTV Services Limited.

Registered number: 4435179, registered in England & Wales at the above address.

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