Tag Archives: FreeviewPlus

First TVs With FreeviewPlus Live Already on Sale

Panasonic and LG are the first TV suppliers to offer FreeviewPlus. Freeview demonstrated the new platform to media this morning using LG TVs. LG’s category marketing manager Dylan Cruickshank says the feature went live today and all LG webOS 2.0 TV models will have HbbTV/FreeviewPlus support. “Essentially this means all new Smart TV models introduced in […]

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FreeviewPlus Adds More to FTA Platform

This morning Freeview unveiled its new FreeviewPlus platform it claims is a game-changer for the free-to-air networks.  In a New Zealand first, it uses Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) to enable seamless integration and switching between broadcast TV and on-demand services. The service is free to view and available in all areas with Freeview|HD coverage. It is built into most new 2015 […]

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Netflix Rivals Rush to Crush New Vid-Kid on the Block

Lightbox, Sky and Freeview have unveiled a raft of initiatives on the eve of Netflix’s NZ launch. Lightbox has cut its monthly fee and announced one of its biggest coups yet, the BBC’s Wolf Hall, Sky is offering a selection of Rialto movies through its Neon service and Freeview has revealed a “smarter way” to […]

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