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All five public service channels now free to air!

Posted by on May 16, 2016 at 10:24 am

All five public service channels now free to air! It nice to see that all five of the designated public service broadcasting channels can now be viewed throughout the UK on Freeview, Freesat and Sky. Channel 5 HD beings completes the high definition public service list. Photograph: Shutterstock Here is how the HD line up […]

Channel 5 HD encryption to be lifted on 3rd May

Posted by on May 4, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Channel 5 HD encryption to be lifted on 3rd May Sky has announced Channel 5 is officially going free-to-air on Tuesday following weeks of intense speculation and behind-the-scenes preparation for the move from behind the paywall. Once the encryption is lifted, Channel 5 HD will no longer be part of the range of channels covered by […]

The death of linear TV is not something that Freeview is experiencing

Posted by on April 28, 2016 at 2:59 pm

April 27, 2016 Related Content Guy North The death of linear TV is not something that Freeview is experiencing, with the vast majority of people in the UK still tuning in live, according to Freeview managing director Guy North. Speaking on a panel debate at TV Connect yesterday, North said that there is a “danger […]

Want to know how much the BBC spend in England, Scotland, Wales and NI per home?

Posted by on April 25, 2016 at 1:45 pm

Want to know how much the BBC spend in England, Scotland, Wales and NI per home? Interesting figures from Broadcast magazine today – from their Nation and Regions Special – shows how much money is spent in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. I thought I would share… Just in case you missed it today, […]

Freesat licenses TVbeat platform to gain real-time TV audience insights

Posted by on April 14, 2016 at 3:16 pm

Freesat licenses TVbeat platform to gain real-time TV audience insights Freesat, the subscription free satellite TV service, has today announced it is working with TVbeat, a real-time cross-screen TV audience attribution company, to gain insights into how its customers are using the connected TV service. Using TVbeat’s leading TV audience attribution platform, Freesat will be […]

Ofcom mulls allowing broadcasters to bypass 9pm watershed

Posted by on March 31, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Ofcom mulls allowing broadcasters to bypass 9pm watershed 30-Mar-2016 Ofcom is investigating whether PIN protection technology could pave the way for broadcasters to air content unsuitable for children before the 9pm watershed

I am receiving the Wrong Regional News?

Posted by on March 12, 2016 at 9:00 am
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I am receiving the Wrong Regional News? In some areas where more than one regional transmitter can be received, the weaker set of stations can appear in the high channel numbers (often in the 800s). This is most likely to happen immediately following a software update or re-install. Visit the Digital UK website for further information […]

MORE CHOICE AND ADVICE FOR FREEVIEW TV VIEWERS

Posted by on February 24, 2016 at 2:49 pm

MORE CHOICE AND ADVICE FOR FREEVIEW TV VIEWERS The last few weeks have seen new channels arrive on Freeview, alongside other changes to the on-screen TV guide. Viewers interested in the Russian view of the latest headlines can now get an even clearer picture with RT HD on 113, while reality TV fans can catch-up […]

Where can you watch Euro 2016?

Posted by on January 28, 2016 at 3:32 pm

Where can you watch Euro 2016? This summer, France will host the European Championship. While some fans are already lucky enough to have secured tickets for the event, the majority will be forced to watch the competition at home.However, there are still plenty of ways to watch the European Championship in the United Kingdom, whether […]

New Freeview TVs and boxes to be HD only

Posted by on January 20, 2016 at 4:23 pm

New Freeview TVs and boxes to be HD only from 2016 From the start of this year, the Freeview logo will only be on new TVs if they provide Freeview HD. From the end of next year, all new Freeview equipment will be HD.     As part of the rolling process to upgrade Freeview to an […]