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Our History

Back in 2012 some of the UK’s best known Broadcasters and Broadband Internet companies got together to talk about TV and how they could make it better.

Everyone agreed there were frustrations – like missing a great show, or never being able to find something to watch – so we decided to do something about it. We combined simplicity and value with choice and convenience. No fuss, just a superb viewing experience. YouView was born.

Since then, we’ve unlocked a world of content and services for over two and half million households, combining Live TV and On Demand and cutting edge technology to bring our viewers the most brilliantly simple way to find and watch the TV they love.

As a joint venture between BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, BT, TalkTalk and Arqiva, we’re naturally collaborative and open source – doing whatever it takes to transform and improve the daily viewing experience of UK audiences.

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