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Viewers will be able to watch a wide-variety of UK and international programmes through the service.

• VisionTV™ delivers free-to-air channels on Freeview, channel 244

• Programmes streamed to connected Freeview HD TVs and set-top-boxes

• A wide range of international and UK channels available from launch

London, 12th November 2014 – TV technology specialist Vision247 announces it will stream more than 20 free-to-air channels to connected Freeview HD set top boxes and TVs. Viewers will be able to watch a wide-variety of UK and international programmes through the service.

Supporting TVs, set top boxes and digital TV recorders from leading brands such as Samsung, LG, Sony, Toshiba and Sharp, users just need to connect these devices to a broadband connection to start enjoying these free channels.

Easy to access through the Freeview Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) on channel 244, VisionTV™ features a network of international channels covering entertainment, news, sports, shopping and religion, providing communities living in the UK with international and English speaking programmes.

Viewers interested in news, culture and lifestyle from China can watch CCTV News and BON TV; a wide range of Ethnic-based TV channels are covered as well – VOX Africa and TV/C News focuses on news, issues and entertainment from across the African continent, Ben TV caters for family viewing while OH TV provides music, culture and entertainment programming for the Afro-Caribbean community.

Sports fans can get their fix watching hot live debate show Sports Tonight while those looking for some retail therapy can grab a bargain on shopping channel Best Direct. Followers of psychic, spiritual and the supernatural should tune into magazine programme Psychic Today.

Addictive Middle Eastern dramas and soaps are in abundance on Gem TV while British Asian entertainment channel, Prime TV is essential viewing for the latest dramas, sitcoms, talk shows, music videos and movie watching.

Programmes centred around religion are also featured on VisionTV™: the Islam Channel is an lifestyle programme that offers discourse on the Islam religion, while 24-hour Islamic channels Peace TV and Peace Urdu debate the hot issues of the day and spiritual guidance. The Glory TV channel caters for a multi-cultural Christian audience.

Petra Oblak, CEO of Vision247™ says, “VisionTV™ delivers a wider range of international-flavoured channels for UK Freeview audience. The commanding market share in Freeview HD connected devices in people’s homes warrants broader, more compelling content and VisionTV™ reflects this.”

Petra continues, “With culturally diverse channels, VisionTV™ can reach and engage ever growing international audiences on Freeview HD platform so viewers can keep up to date with what is going on in their native country while also being entertained, informed and educated.”

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About Vision247™

Vision247™ is a high growth media technology and content distribution company providing end-to-end broadcast solutions to television channels, content owners, network operators and ISPs. Its services also include satellite playout, studio facilities, multiscreen and OTT IPTV services, smart TV and mobile apps. Headquartered in London and with offices in Dubai, UAE, Vision247™ creates innovative, compelling TV and video services for connected audiences worldwide. For more information, please go to www.vision247.com

For further information on Vision247 contact:

Chris Bignell
XL Communications Ltd
Call: + 44 (0)7834 020460
Email: chris@xl-comms.com

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