Tag Archives: channel update

  • BBC HD channels move to new positions on Freesat

    Some handy info from FreeSat for those who are enjoying the HD channels: To enhance the channels’ viewing experience a number of changes have been made to the position of BBC HD channels on Freesat. From 24 March, the channel positions will be as follows: 

  • BBC Red Button changes for freeview viewers

    From today, there are a couple of channel changes for the the BBC Red Button services. If you equipment does not automatically take the changes, you may need to retune. The Red Button channel listed as ‘301’ will now become BBC RB 301 The Red Button channel listed as ‘302’ will move to 308 A […]

  • BBC2 HD To Replace BBC HD On 26 March

    Freeview is to see a change next week when the BBC-HD channel changes full time for BBC2-HD to compliment the already popular BBC1-HD. It’s a sign of things to come as channels slowly but surely start to move over to High Definition broadcasting. On the whole, you won’t need to retune your digital equipment as it is more of […]

  • Youtube now available on Freesat+

    Freesat+ users can now access Youtube via the on demand function of their freesat+ recorders. This is likely to be followed by more and more online TV channels in the near future. For more information, take a look at freesat’s website.Freesat – Youtube

  • Freeview could get ten more HD channels under Ofcom proposal

    Freeview could get up to ten more high-definition channels under a proposal put forward by Ofcom to reuse existing radio spectrum.[Source – Digital Spy] The regulator said that the 600 Mhz band freed up by the analogue TV switchover could be temporarily used to enable two new digital terrestrial television (DTT) multiplexes. According to Ofcom, […]

  • Sky News launches on Freesat TV

    Freesat has agreed a deal with Sky to add a range of channels to its subscription-free satellite platform, including Sky News, Pick TV and Challenge TV.Sky News is now available on Freesat channel 202, delivering 24-hour rolling news coverage produced by an award-winning global operation.  The channel joins the already available news networks on Freesat, […]

  • Channel 4 HD to replace S4C HD on Freeview in Wales

    Channel 4 is to launch the high-definition simulcast of its main network in Wales after the broadcaster secured the Freeview HD capacity formerly owned by S4C. Welsh-language broadcaster S4C informed Ofcom in July this year that it intended to cease provision of S4C HD on Freeview in Wales on December 1, 2012.  © Showtime © Rex […]

  • Freeview Retune reminder (Wed 31st Oct)

    Another retune is required this Wed for Freeview viewers. Viewing will be disturbed 6am during the work. The best time to retune is after 6pm when all the work is expected to be complete. For help and more information, click through to the digital UK website here… Digital UK And of course, if you need to speak […]

  • Freeview Retune 17th Oct

    Most viewers will have noticed a pop up banner warning us of an imminent change in channel lineup.Mostly this is for renumbering of the HD services for those of us with Freeview HD equipment. HD Channel    Old channel number       New Channel number BBC One HD   50 101 BBC HD   […]

  • You View has arrived

    Our Humax YouView Freeview HD recorder arrived on Friday.Just had a chance to set it up and try it today. It’s great. We will be carrying these boxes in stock for August ‘ the RRP of £299.00 All in one box, you have access to Freeview HD and plenty of easy to access web TV […]

  • BBC Olympics Coverage change for CBBC

    The BBC is the main broadcaster of the London 2012 Olympics.  To maximise coverage of the event, there is a temporary change to the Freeview lineup. BBC3 on Freeview channel 7 will become 24hr during the games, utilising the usual daytime feed for CBBC. There will also be extra Red Button services during the games. Let’s hope […]

  • ‘YouView’ launch finally here…

    Due for launch this summer, the next evolution of digital TV merges Freeview with the best of Internet TV. Working like most digital TV recorders, it will allow simple recording of your favourite Freeview services and also allow downloading and live streaming of internet TV services. The first Recorders from Humax should hit the shelves […]