Welsh-language S4C launches on Freeview Play

Welsh-language pubcaster S4C is launching on Freeview Play, the free-to-view on-demand service, giving access to the broadcaster’s Welsh language content to 16 million homes.

Viewers in Wales and across the UK will be able to watch dramas, documentaries, and sport on S4C Clic through their Freeview Play device.

S4C Clic will be located on the streaming service’s home page in Wales.

In the coming months, viewers will also be able to use Freeview Play to watch the S4C broadcast channel, as well as live streaming of additional sport and other Welsh events.

The first week of its launch coincides with S4C’s coverage of the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show and S4C viewers will be able to watch comprehensive coverage of the event.

Freeview Play viewers will also be able to catch up with S4C drama box sets.

Sian Doyle, S4C’s Chief Executive said: “We are proud to be able to bring Welsh language programming to a new audience on Freeview Play. We’ll be able to showcase the creativity and talent that we have in Wales in millions of homes across the UK.’

Owen Jenkinson, Director of Freeview said: “We are delighted to add another player to our catalogue with S4C bringing the best of Welsh language shows to TV. Adding even more to our already existing 60,000 hours of content, S4C brings dramas, sports, kids shows, documentaries and more to Freeview Play.”

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