More advertising-free channels coming to freeview from late March

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There are plans for two addtiions to the freeview line up this month

  • March 28th – M?ori Television’s 100% Te Reo channel
  • March 30th – TVNZ 7

The name of M?ori Television’s new channel is to be announced on March 10th, and it will appear on freeview channel 24 as well as Sky Digital. This advertising-free channel will broadcast initially during peak hours from 8pm to 11pm, and be 100 per cent te reo M?ori.

TVNZ 7 will also be advertising-free, and will screen a broad range of news, current affairs, documentary and commentary shows. Initially its schedule will run from 6am to midnight, and will be exclusive to the freeview platform.

Both of these channels will also be available via the terrestrial DTT network when it launches this April.