Goodman Derrick acts in arrangements for launch of Freeview Connect

Goodman Derrick’s media team has acted in the arrangements bringing together the BBC, Channel 4, ITV and Arqiva for the launch of Freeview’s internet-connected TV service, provisionally known as Freeview Connect. 

The participants are all shareholders in Digital UK, the vehicle for the new venture.

The parties have signed up to a five-year plan to develop Freeview Connect, which will offer viewers access to linear channels and on-demand content including the shareholders’ catch-up services.