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A new take on video delivery to Freeview

Benefits of Connected Freeview through Channelbox

  • Futureproof your Freeview capacity and audience reach.

  • IP delivery of TV channels, radio stations, audio books and podcasts, using the Freeview platform.

  • Unique Dynamic Ad insertion technology on Freeview, to generate incremental revenues.


  • Exceptional value for money; with entry level positions on Channelbox, Freeview channel 271, at greatly reduced costs to that of other platforms. Channelbox is a bundle of free to air channels, all delivered to Freeview viewers by IP.

  • Carries HD or SD linear streaming and VOD services. VOD services do not need an Ofcom licence, and Channelbox offers its own CMS (content management system) to upload, store and play your content.

  • Interface defaults to the last channel watched by household, so ‘favourite friendly'.

  • TV channels can also secure their own Connected Freeview EPG LCN (channel number), if required.


Benefits to BARB reported channels

  • Connected Freeview is already measured and reported by BARB  as ‘Other platforms’.

  • Incremental revenues can be obtained through increased impacts, with no additional cost except for carriage cost on Connected Freeview.

  • Dynamic Ad Insertion (DAI) offers considerably higher CPM from Digital ad agencies, than normal airtime rates. (CPM £10 -15).

  • Use your own advertising media partner, or our partner Media 16 can offer media solution. 

Benefits to non-BARB TV channels and content owners

  • Ability to offer Dynamic Ad Insertion (DAI) to Digital ad agencies through their current advertising media partner or through media sales houses used by Connected Freeview.

  • Considerably higher CPM advertising rates than linear traditional media.

  • Content owners can launch their own channel, either as VOD, or a linear stream.

  • Canis Television and Media offer a turnkey solution to new entrants, including obtaining your Ofcom licence, or offering full broadcast operations and services for an existing channel.

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