NTD Expands UK Broadcast to Freeview Viewers

New York, April 2, 2021—New York-based TV Network NTD launches its English channel on Freeview 271 via the Channelbox platform.

NTD Television is a global television network founded in 2001 by Chinese-Americans who fled communist China. In the past two years, NTD has been particularly focused on developing its 24/7 English programming services.

NTD launched its UK Sky TV channel 190 in February and has now expanded its presence through Freeview OTT platform Channelbox. NTD is available on Freeview 271 and delivers independent news, current affairs, classical arts and culture programmes in English.

Channelbox is a multi-channel OTT platform available on Freeview and accessible via TV sets connected to the aerial and the internet. Current channels include news, movies, music and entertainment channels in English and other languages.

Helen Li, General Manager of NTD UK said, “We are delighted to be working with Channelbox, making use of their innovative approach to video delivery to bring our unique brand of programming to a bigger UK audience.”

“We are thrilled to work with NTD to expand their audience in the UK via the most innovative platform, delivering news and programmes about China and its arts and culture to the biggest TV platform in the UK”, said Tanya Kronfli, Channelbox business development.

About NTD

NTD is a global multilingual American television broadcaster, founded by Chinese-Americans and based in New York City. NTD remains free from all external influence and covers stories that others don’t. Its arts and lifestyle programs embody universal values and celebrate the best of humanity’s culture and traditions. For more information, go to www.ntd.com.

About Channelbox

A free-to-air multi-channel TV service delivered OTT and available on Freeview devices connected to the Internet. The unique user interface offers the equivalent of a dedicated Freeview channel to each content provider on the platform. Channelbox is accessible via Freeview 271.

For any enquiries please contact: mediarelations@ntdtv.com