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ITV risks losing Freeview deal as consortium bids for licence held by SDN

Monday 16 August 2021 | 10:50 CET | News
UK broadcaster ITV risks losing access to the Freeview TV network after a consortium launched a last-minute bid to take the Freeview licence held by channel operator SDN, reports The Telegraph.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Freeview / ITV
Countries: United Kingdom
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