Channel Five

Brief: To provide a programme support teletext service for Channel 5

BigStream was commissioned to design, produce and operate the Five Text service for Channel 5 which includes programme listings, previews, artist profiles, interviews and a range of other programme-related news and features.

BigStream supplies, maintains and operates all the equipment for the provision of the service including Starfish Technology PC-Editor editing terminals, Atom transmission units and the Vitesse editorial management system.

The service is edited and updated by dedicated BigStream journalists 365 days a year and forms a key part of Channel 5’s programme support strategy.