New channels on the platform include France24, TVC, Best Direct ShowcaseTV, BelieveTV, GodTV and ACBN. The services will join over 20 existing news, sport and lifestyle channels delivered by Vision247 via channel 244 on the Freeview EPG.
Vision247’s addition of France24 is designed to target the 300,000 French nationals that live in the UK, while TVC News offers 24-hour news with an African perspective.
Best Direct is a shopping channel that offers a variety of home, kitchen, fitness, health and beauty, and DIY products, while ShowcaseTV offers a mix of entertainment and home shopping 24 hours a day.
The list of new services is completed by religious channels BelieveTV, God TV and the Africa Christian Broadcasting Network’s international service.
“The way people are consuming TV is changing. People want more choice to watch what they want whenever they want it. VisionTV™ is making this possible through the unique capability of FreeviewHD to provide connected services to the home.” She added “We are already working on our new portal which will launch in the New Year, allowing VisionTV to host unlimited number of free to air and unlimited number of subscribed channels. We are heading towards some very exciting times,” said Petra Oblak, CEO of Vision247.