FreeviewPlus has now launched: here’s what TVs work with the new service

FreeviewPlus, the Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) upgrade to Australia's free-to-air television has launched today. The service seamlessly integrates broadcast and catch-up TV into a single, easy to use platform.

By Alex Choros

FreeviewPlus, the Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) upgrade to Australia's free-to-air television has launched today. The service seamlessly integrates broadcast and catch-up TV into a single, easy to use platform.

The heart of FreeviewPlus is a broadband-delivered free-to-air electronic programming guide, allowing users to browse and set reminders for programs up to seven days ahead. In addition, FreeviewPlus aggregates catch-up services such as iView, JumpIn and SBS On Demand and makes them accessible through a single interface.

The following televisions are currently compatible with FreeviewPlus:

Sony
Sony X9500B
Sony X9000B
Sony X8500B
Sony W850B
Sony W800B
Sony W700B
Sony W600B

LG
LG LB5820
LG LB6500
LG UB950T
LG UB850T
LG LB7500
LG PB560B
LG LB5610

No FreeviewPlus compatible set-top boxes are currently available, but Freeview announced that that Sony and LG will be among the first to release receivers.

The following page on Freeview's website will be updated as more products are made available.

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