Vision247 launches the UKs first dedicated network of Christian broadcast channels on FreeviewHD

Date: 11/07/2012

British audiences with either the latest FreeviewHD enabled television set or a set top box can now access the first ever package of free to view Christian channels broadcasting on Freeview channel 113. The new packages of channels, delivered by Vision247, bring Bible-based programming to Christian viewers providing hope, inspiration and encouragement.

Christian TV on Freeview 113 brings together two of the most active Christian broadcast networks in the UK into a single, easy to access channel package. Revelation TV, a UK Christian broadcaster, has already built up the largest religious audience in the UK with its daily live Christian broadcasts. SonLife Broadcasting Network (SBN) brings 24-hour Christian faith television from the Jimmy Swaggart Ministries, spreading the message of the Cross through its daily mix of talk-shows, Bible teachings, youth programming and live church services, many from its Family Worship Centre in Baton Rouge, LA.

From Freeview channel 113, viewers can access Christian TV, navigating through simple channel selection pages with the TV remote, and choose to watch live Christian TV.  Digital interactivity also means that future channels and services will support live conversations with viewers, donations and purchases, all with a few clicks of the remote.

John Mills, CEO of Vision247, said: Our broadcast delivery platform was created to help break down the barriers for specialist channels, delivering new, larger audiences with broadcast quality content they want to watch. Extending our existing success in delivering religious broadcasts to the Freeview platform, with the potential to reach every living room in the UK, is particularly satisfying and we are very pleased to be supported in this endeavour by both RevelationTV and the SonLife Broadcasting Network.

Christian TV on Freeview 113 streams the television channels to the TV set via the internet. In order access these new free channels; viewers connect a set top box or television to the internet through a broadband router or home hub device. Viewers will then find Christian TV on the FreeviewHD EPG (electronic programme guide) Channel 113.

Older devices, non-compliant or FreeviewHD devices not connected to the internet will receive on screen tips advising viewers on what to do in order to view the new internet delivered channels. 

www.visiontvnetwork.co.uk



Tags: Vision247 | Freeview | SBN | RevelationTV | SonLife broadcasting | OTT
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