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Arqiva to provide metadata system for Freeview connected TV

Wednesday 26 November 2014 | 13:25 CET | News
Digital UK, which provides technical management of the electronic programme guide (EPG) of UK DTT provider Freeview, has awarded a contract to Arqiva to provide the metadata system for the future Freeview-branded connected TV service announced in June. The system will allow viewers to move seamlessly between live programmes and on-demand content using Freeview's new 'backwards EPG'. It will offer content from the on-demand services of public service broadcasters, BBC iPlayer, ITV Player and 4oD, with further providers to be confirmed in due course. Digital UK has also announced that it was

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Arqiva / Digital TV Labs / DTG Testing / Freeview
Countries: United Kingdom
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