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Departure Of Freeview CEO Jason Foden

Tuesday, 10 August 2021, 9:59 am | FreeView

Freeview’s Chief Executive Officer Jason Foden is leaving the New Zealand free-to-air platform after four years at its helm. Joining Freeview in 2017 as Acting General Manager, Mr Foden was quickly appointed Chief Executive due to his clarity of vision ... More >>

Freeview On Demand now on Freeview Streaming Device

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 4:27 pm | FreeView

Freeview’s On Demand platform is now available on the recently released Freeview streaming device (the DISH TV SmartVU X), making it even easier to enjoy your favourite shows and movies at your convenience. More >>

Major upgrade sets the standard for IPTV delivery

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 4:39 pm | FreeView

New Zealand’s new Freeview On Demand service is setting the standard for Video On Demand delivery to smart TV’s via HbbTV, the CEO of FreeviewNZ Jason Foden told delegates of Mediatech Pacific Conference 2018 in Auckland today. More >>

Freeview launches new On Demand Experience

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 11:51 am | FreeView

Freeview has commenced roll-out of a new On Demand TV Platform to replace the existing FreeviewPlus service. The new Freeview On Demand provides a more seamless experience and easier access to free shows and movies you can watch any time, directly on your ... More >>

Freeview Announces Jason Foden as CEO

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 2:49 pm | FreeView

Freeview has formally appointed Jason Foden as Chief Executive Officer after serving several months as Acting General Manager. Prior to taking up his role at Freeview, Foden was the General Manager of OnDemand at TVNZ for over three years. During his ... More >>

Freeview launches set to transform TV

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 11:24 am | FreeView

Freeview has today announced the launch of an innovative new high-end recorder and a new Freeview On Demand platform combining Live TV and On Demand services on Smart TVs and set top boxes. More >>

Freeview Announces Departure of General Manager, Sam Irvine

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 2:54 pm | FreeView

Freeview, New Zealand’s leading free-to-air platform, has today announced the pending departure of its long-serving General Manager, Sam Irvine. More >>

Freeviewplus Goes From Strength to Strength

Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 10:04 am | FreeView

The free On Demand and live TV platform, created by Freeview in partnership with leading free-to-air broadcasters TVNZ, MediaWorks and Māori Television, has seen consistent growth since launching in July 2015. More >>

On Demand on TV for all - FreeviewPlus now on Satellite

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 11:57 am | FreeView

Enjoying On Demand on TV is about to become a whole lot simpler and easier for even more Kiwis up and down the country, as Freeview New Zealand rolls out FreeviewPlus on their satellite platform. More >>

Freeview Big Winners in Digital Switch Over

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 1:37 pm | FreeView

Freeview’s status as the nation’s preferred way to connect with and consume digital television took a big leap as New Zealand made the final transition to Digital only Television broadcasting. More >>

Freeview Top Pick for Father's Day

Friday, 24 August 2012, 4:45 pm | FreeView

Freeview is proving to be a top gift choice for this Fathers's Day. Freeview set top boxes are a great gift idea, with many boxes now well under a $100. With more options available and lower prices, the switch to digital is now more desirable than ... More >>

Freeview surges as digital switch over looms

Thursday, 2 February 2012, 9:54 am | FreeView

Freeview sales hit record highs in 2011, with a total of more than 80,000 Freeview enabled devices sold in December alone. More >>

Freeview hits one million viewers

Tuesday, 29 November 2011, 1:43 pm | FreeView

Free to air digital TV platform Freeview is now being used by more than a million New Zealanders to watch their favourite programs, according to the latest figures. More >>

Budgeting for the Digital Switch Over

Tuesday, 14 June 2011, 1:51 pm | FreeView

As the cost of living rises (the consumer price index rose 4.5 percent between the March 2010 and March 2011 quarters), New Zealanders are looking at ways to make savings and budget more efficiently. More >>

Second annual Freeview awards

Wednesday, 13 April 2011, 2:34 pm | FreeView

After a successful first awards season in 2010, the second annual Freeview awards have garnered a record number of votes – 6,346 votes were cast to determine the winners in 12 categories of digital media and related services More >>

Second annual Freeview awards launch to find the best

Friday, 1 April 2011, 1:28 pm | FreeView

After a successful first awards season in 2010, the second annual Freeview awards have now been launched to find and champion the best elements of Freeview. The awards celebrate all aspects of Freeview, from the channels and programmes provided by Freeview ... More >>

Freeview|HD® soon to increase broadcast coverage

Tuesday, 29 March 2011, 11:50 am | FreeView

The Government has announced it is extending the existing Freeview|HD® (high definition) service to more regions throughout the country including Whangarei, New Plymouth, Rotorua, Taupo, Gisborne, Masterton, Whanganui, Nelson, Timaru and Invercagill making ... More >>

Freeview Records Biggest Sales Month Since Launch

Monday, 14 February 2011, 1:44 pm | FreeView

The popularity of free-to-air digital television and radio service, Freeview, continues to increase following the biggest month of Freeview sales since the company began in 2007. More >>

Freeview Welcomes Govt Digital Switchover Date

Thursday, 16 September 2010, 4:10 pm | FreeView

Television viewers in all major New Zealand towns are set to benefit from the Government’s announcement today that digital switchover will take place in 2013. More >>

Freeview Launches New Series Of TV Commercials

Wednesday, 15 September 2010, 3:05 pm | FreeView

Freeview, the free-to-air digital broadcasting platform, has launched a series of new commercials directed by acclaimed Kiwi film maker Toa Fraser designed to highlight its role as the future of free to air digital television and radio in New Zealand. More >>