Quincy Jones’ Qwest TV lands of Freeview courtesy of Channelbox

Music streaming brand Qwest TV will be made available via  the IP-delivered Channelbox offering on UK digital-terrestrial platform Freeview on channel 271.

Music lovers will now be able to access the likes of music curated by Quincy Jones via Qwest TV jazz & Beyond and Qwest TV mix channels on Channelbox. The Channels will be accessible to anyone with a connected TV of set-top for free in the UK.

Tanya Kronfli

The Qwest TV offering includes exclusive concerts, premium music documentaries, archived artist footage and unreleased interviews with music icons including Erykah Badu, Questlove, Shabaka Hutchings, Gregory Porter, Marcus Miller, Seun Kuti and Kamasi Washington.

The channel was founded in 2017 by Quincy Jones, alongside TV and music producer and programmer Reza Ackbaraly.

“We are very happy and proud to be part of Channelbox/Freeview offer, in a move that will enable UK music fans to discover our unique catalog. We are expanding our mission to offer high-end music to all people and also to make local content available worldwide. UK is a land of traditions and music, with great venues, artists and clubs such as Ronnie Scott, Barbican Center, Wireless festival, Hammersmith Apollo, Shabaka Hutchings, Gilles Peterson, Blur, Oasis, or Carl Cox !  All of them are featured on Qwest TV and we’re very happy to build such a great partnership with Channelbox/Freeview in this country,” said CEO Reza Ackbaraly.

“We are thrilled to launch Qwest channels on the platform and give UK audience access to its’ top quality content free-of-charge. Channelbox has an extensive lineup of music channels and Qwest channels are a fantastic  addition”, says Tanya Kronfli, Channelbox  head of content and business development.

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