‘Freeview Connected will see consumers reappraise the Freeview brand’

Lara O'Reilly

Freeview is looking to the launch of its recently announced Freeview Connected service, which will see catch-up players such as iPlayer and 4oD and apps integrated into TV sets as standard, to encourage consumers to “reappraise” the brand as more modern as it goes head to head with brands such as Apple, Google and YouView in the connected TV space.


FIFA sponsors break silence over Qatar World Cup row

Seb Joseph

FIFA sponsors Adidas, Coca-Cola, Hyundai, BP and Visa have joined Sony in demanding the organisation investigate its controversial decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, fearing the “negative tenor” around corruption allegations is damaging their brands. Moves that demonstrate sponsors are more willing to take an ethical stance to protect their reputation, according to sponsorship experts.