Five HD scrapped on Freeview & slot released to BBC

It was previously announced last year that Five HD would launch on Freeview this year, but Ofcom have said it won’t be reserving an HD slot for Five on Freeview.

Five will have the opportunity to apply for an HD slot starting in 2012 – bidding will take place next year.

The spare slot has now been released for the BBC to use.

Read more at DTG.