A new free-view channel called RexTV began broadcasting on Digita’s terrestrial television network channel 17 at 5.00 pm on 17 October 2020.

RexTV broadcasts current affairs programmes on today’s hottest topics. The channel’s programming also includes sports and culture as well as entertainment. The channel is available to 90% of households on the terrestrial television network, and it is being broadcast as part of multiplex C. The channel will initially broadcast a few hours each week. The channel launched with a world premiere of an intriguing documentary called Cradle of Danger (73 minutes), directed by Tomi Brotherus and released in 2020.

For more information about the channel and its programming, visit www.rextv.fi.

Digita Info at your service

Around half of the Finnish television audience rely on Digita’s antenna network. To check whether the channel is available in your area, visit Digita’s TV coverage and service map at https://www.digita.fi/en/1557/.

RexTV was added to Digita’s terrestrial television network menu on 12 October 2020, and the channel began broadcasting on 17 October 2020. Most receivers automatically search for new channels, but some televisions or set-top boxes may require retuning or a factory reset. For instructions on how to search for channels, visit Digita’s website at www.digita.fi/kanavahaku or see the manual for your device. Digita Info is on hand to help from Monday to Friday between 8.00 am and 8.00 pm on +358 (0)20 411 7676 or at info@digita.fi.

Media contacts:

Tomi Brotherus, CEO, RexTV, tel. +358 (0)50 339 3655, tomi@24henterprises.com

Pekka Mattila, VP, Broadcasting, Digita Ltd, tel. +358 (0)40 545 1309, pekka.mattila@digita.fi

RexTV is a politically impartial channel committed to building a happy and healthy society and upholding ethical values, respecting Finnish culture and promoting social cohesion and a better quality of life. The channel also provides entertainment with programmes ranging from old classics to the latest releases. www.rextv.fi

Digita owns and operates Finland’s leading terrestrial network for nationwide TV and radio transmissions, and is the country’s largest independent owner of telecommunication masts. The company is a provider of digital software and services. Digita’s services include telecommunication masts, data centre and IoT services, and broadcasting services for the future. Digita provides services to Finland’s largest mobile phone operators, internet and media companies, infrastructure enterprises and real estate owners. Digita employs 180 experts across Finland.