Five comes back to Project Canvas

Channel Five is to re-join Project Canvas, following Five's recent acquisition by Northern & Shell.

Northern & Shell Chairman, Richard Desmond, said: "Project Canvas is set to shape the future of broadcasting and open up new and exciting possibilities for viewers. This is important to the future of Channel Five and having an open internet-connected TV platform fits closely with our plans to bring brilliant new content and interactive services to viewers. We're delighted to renew Channel Five's commitment to supporting Project Canvas following a review of our digital strategy."

Richard Halton, Director, Project Canvas, said: "Channel Five has already made a major contribution to Project Canvas and we're delighted to have them back on board. This is great recognition of how important Canvas is to the future of television."

DTG Staff  |  24.08.2010

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