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The app will facilitate a live stream of all 20+ channels available on VisionTV.

• VisionTV launches VisionTV UK app to stream its Freeview channel 244
• App available for iOS and Android
• Vision247’s Freeview service will now be available on desktop, EETV and via the app

Broadcast specialist Vision247 announces the launch of its VisionTV UK app available globally for iOS and Android devices. The app will facilitate a live stream of all 20+ channels available on VisionTV.

According to recent research carried out by analytics company Flurry, the average consumer is now spending 198 minutes per day inside apps compared to 168 minutes on TV. The VisionTV UK app was created to ensure that its Freeview services were available to this connected audience whilst on the move.

VisionTV consists of 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 accessible through Freeview, online, via EETV and now via app.

Alongside the launch of the app, Vision247 introduced two additional channels; Sino TV and Sikh channel. SinoTV is the leading English language media platform, dedicated to improving understanding between China and UK, through engaging and entertaining TV and radio. The Sikh channel aims to unite millions of Sikhs around the world and share the religion’s message.

These channels join VisionTV’s varied channel offering which includes a number of international news channels such as TV/C News which focuses on news, issues and entertainment from across the African continent; Ben TV which 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.

Tanya Vidmar, Vision247 said “As portable TV viewing increases we wanted to ensure that our TV service is available to all our customers no matter where they are, when they are accessing it or what device they are using. We introduced the VisionTV UK app to tap into this connected audience and evolve our offering in line with the multiscreen revolution”

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About VisionTV
VisionTV is a free to air entertainment portal on Freeview 244 bringing a wide variety of international channels to communities all over the UK.
For more information, please go to www.visiontv.co.uk

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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