Sky might need simply launched its new dish-free Glass tv in a bid to spice up its consumer numbers however the pay-for-TV service has some severe competitors from a very free rival. Freeview has simply introduced that its on-demand platform, referred to as Freeview Play, is now utilized in over 10 million properties.
The agency is boasting that it now makes this service the quickest rising TV platform within the UK. If you happen to weren’t already conscious Freeview Play, which launched again in 2015, is constructed into nearly all of new TVs and, not like Sky or Virgin, it is accessible to viewers free of charge, with no month-to-month charges or becoming a member of prices.
The platform supplies over 80 reside TV channels alongside 10 on-demand gamers; BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4, My5, UKTV Play, CBS Catchup Channels UK, Horror Bites, POP Participant, STV Participant and BBC Sounds.
Based on Freeview, there’s now over 30,000 hours of TV to observe with customers capable of discover the complete vary of content material through the common search operate and a carousel of content material suggestions on Discover Freeview Play, accessible at Channel 100.
Talking concerning the information Owen Jenkinson, Advertising and marketing Director at Freeview Play stated: “Our unbelievable progress over the previous few years displays the unbelievable content material we have now accessible. There has by no means been extra alternative in subscription-based streaming platforms, and but it’s clear that Freeview nonetheless affords one thing distinctive for viewers. Freeview Play offers viewers the flexibleness to get essentially the most out of each worlds, all at no additional value.”
After all, if you’d like full entry to companies akin to Sky Sports activities and CInema you have to to pay and Sky is hoping that its Glass TV will make it simpler to tune into its premium choices.
Powered by the web, Sky Glass would not want a dish and every part is tucked contained in the telly which makes issues easy to set-up and use.
There’s even a soundbar beneath the display screen for improved audio.
Specific.co.uk has lately tried out Sky Glass and you’ll learn our full impressions right here.