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Vision247 will showcase VisionTV’s online offering at this year’s IBC event in Amsterdam.

• VisionTV introduces online streaming service of Vision247’s Freeview channel 244

• Vision247’s Freeview service will now be available on any connected device - desktop, smartphone or tablet

• Vision247 to showcase VisionTV’s online offering at IBC 2015, Hall 1 B22

London, 14th September 2015 – Broadcast specialist Vision247 announces the addition of multiscreen functionality in the form of VisionTV – an online service streaming Vision247’s Freeview channel. Vision247 will showcase VisionTV’s online offering at this year’s IBC event in Amsterdam.

VisionTV streams more than 20 free-to-air channels, allowing viewers to watch a wide variety of both UK and international programmes covering entertainment, sport, news, religion and shopping. The service is also accessible through the Freeview Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) on channel 244.

Previously this service was only available via Freeview in the UK. Now all 20+ VisionTV channels will be aired and available on any desktop, smartphone or tablet. Users simply need to connect to Wi-Fi or their network operator’s data to enjoy the free channels.

A new survey by video analytics company Ooyala revealed that 42 per cent of all online viewing in the first quarter of 2015 was on mobile devices. VisionTV was created to ensure that its Freeview services were available to this connected audience.

VisionTV offers a number of international news channels such as CCTV News and BON TV that cover news, culture and lifestyle in China. TV/C News focuses on news, issues and entertainment from across the African continent; Ben TV caters for family viewing while Hellenic provides music, culture and entertainment programming for the Greek community. Sports fans can get their fix watching hot live debate show Sports Tonight. A variety of programmes centred on religion are also featured on VisionTV™:

Tanya Vidmar, Vision247 said “We introduced streaming of VisionTV so that our customers can watch it no matter where they are or what device they are using. TV viewing is becoming more and more portable and it is extremely important to us that our customers can remain connected on the move and that our Freeview services are as flexible and available as possible.”

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About Vision247™

Vision247 is uniquely positioned to provide broadcasters, TV channels and content owners a complete end-to-end set of services to allow them to manage, distribute and monetise content via, not only traditional DVB platforms, but also the disruptive new world of IPTV and OTT delivery.

Vision247’s services portfolio includes a data centre, play-out facility and satellite dish-farm in London with connectivity to all major teleports and exchanges, linear TV and VOD online portal solutions, Tier 1 CDN services, App development for OTT platforms and IP connected devices and IP delivery to the UK’s digital-terrestrial platform, FreeviewHD.

For more information, please go to www.vision247.com

For further information on Vision247 contact:

Ellie Newton
XL Communications Ltd
Call: + 44 (0)7500802530
Email: ellie@xl-comms.com

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