Everyone TV

Erik Huggers named as new Everyone TV chairman

Media and tech industry veteran Erik Huggers has been named as chairman of Everyone TV, the company that manages Freeview and Freesat in the UK. Huggers, whose career has taken him via the BBC and Intel, replaces Caroline Thomson. Huggers was appointed by UK public service broadcasters the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5, […]

Everyone TV’s Jonathan Thompson warns against algorithm-led TV future

Jonathan Thompson, the CEO of the newly rebranded Everyone TV (fka Digital UK), has warned that British public broadcasters must rise to meet the existential threat posed by global streaming services and their “anonymous algorithm”. Speaking at the Outside The Box 2023 conference in London yesterday, Thompson used his keynote to discuss the “universality” of […]

Digital UK rebrands as Everyone TV and unveils new leadership team

Digital UK, the consortium responsible for running free TV platforms Freeview and Freesat, is changing its name to Everyone TV. Jointly-owned by the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5, the four partners said the change in name reflects “a revised mandate: to lead the evolution of free, universal, high-quality television, in a way that protects and […]