Freeview FV mobile app shortlisted in prestigious Connie Awards
27 March 2017
Freeview’s world-first free-to-air TV live streaming and catch-up mobile app Freeview FV has been shortlisted at the international Connie Awards in the Best TV/Video Service Update or Launch category.
Freeview is the only Australian-based company to be recognised in the international categories.
Based in the UK, the annual Connie Awards recognise innovation and the emerging best practice from across all sectors of the media landscape around the world. The awards showcase initiatives that meet the needs of leading media businesses and practitioners in delivering value to the ever-more connected consumer.
“The Australian FTA industry leads the world in innovation and this is an exciting acknowledgment of the efforts of everyone involved, from the broadcasters to the technical teams,” said Freeview CEO Elizabeth Ross.
The winners will be announced at the awards lunch on May 3, 2017.
Launched in November 2016, Freeview FV is available on iOS and Android mobile and tablets, delivering TV straight into viewers’ hands.
Freeview FV delivers live streaming of 20 free-to-air TV channels and the catch-up content from all broadcasters with just one click. Available channels include: ABC, SBS, Seven, Channel 9, TEN, ONE, Eleven ABC2/ABC KIDS, ABC ME, ABC News 24, SBS VICELAND, Food Network, NITV, 7TWO, 7Mate, 7Flix, Racing.com, 9Gem, 9Go! and 9Life. More live channels will be added as they become available.
Launched in 2008, Freeview is the free digital television service in Australia which presents and promotes free-to-air channels and content to all Australians. Freeview encourages Australians to watch free-to-air content across various platforms by promoting benefits that include more than 25 channels and catch-up services for free. Freeview’s mission is to deliver the free-to-air content to all Australians where, when and on whatever device they choose.