Tag Archives: Freeview

  • Ask Dave

    Freeview or Freesat?

    A common question from our customers is ‘which is best, Freeview or Freesat?’  There isn’t a ‘one fits all’ solution.  However, we do suggest you consider the following to help influence your decision: In a nutshell, there are two traditional methods of transmitting TV channels to your property.  Terrestrial TV (commonly referred to as ‘Freeview’) […]

  • itvBe

    itvBe Launches on Freeview – 8th Oct at 7pm

    A new itv channel launches on Freeview from 7pm on Freeview 26, Sky 179, Virgin Media 119, Freesat 118 or on ITV Player The night will feature Welcome to ITVBe, a one off celebration of everything on the new channel; a special edition of The Only Way is Essex set in Ibiza; and TOWIE: All Back To Essex, a one off special spin-off. Presenters Peter […]

  • Freeview retune

    Retune your Freeview

    Don’t forget to retune your Freeview TV’s and Set Top Boxes from 2nd September. Here’s a quick clip to remind you how 😉

  • Digital UK issue Freeview TV guide update

    DUK have issued notice that the Freeview TV guide is being updated on Wednesday, 3 September 2014 to create extra capacity for new services. As a result, Children’s and News channels will move to new channel numbers. The Children’s genre will move from LCN 70 to start at LCN 120 and the News genre will […]

  • Film 4 (+1) returns to Freeview

    Great news for ‘Film 4‘ fans from 1st of August… From the 27th of August, Film 4 (+1) returns to freeview where it has been sorely missed. The +1 channel allows viewers to catch a film an hour later which helps with viewing and recording scheduling. Those of us using Freeview that receive our signals […]

  • Drama channel to launch on Freeview

    Great news for Freeview-ers everywhere as UKTV announced a brand new channel featuring Britain’s most high profile dramas. Aptly named ‘Drama,’ the channel with launch on 8th July on channel 20 and will be packed full of famous faces and critically-acclaimed shows. GOLD will move to channel 26 and HOME will move to channel 54 If you need any assistance […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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   […]

  • Freeview Retune for upcoming 4G mobile broadband

    Broadband services for mobile phones and similar devices will impact on Freeview Digital TV from this October. Most of us will just have to retune our Digital TV and Digital Recorder(We’ll post some information on this nearer the time and will offer a re-tune service for those who need help) Where viewers equipment include signal […]