news

Aerials For £49 – One Big Myth

Posted by on December 16, 2015 at 4:46 pm

Aerials For £49 – One Big Myth If you’re looking for a new aerial, or if you have been at any time in the past few years, you have more than likely used search engines such as Google to do your research on installers, procedures and most importantly, prices. If you’ve done this then we can […]

Yesterday, Drama and Really joining Freesat this month

Posted by on December 4, 2015 at 3:42 pm

Yesterday, Drama and Really joining Freesat this month I’m very pleased to say that three of the UKTV channels will be joining Freesat very soon. UKTV Logo Photograph: UKTV UKTV, which is a commercial joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc and who provide 11 branded channels have announced today that three […]

Will we ever have Freeview Ultra HD or Freesat Ultra HD?

Posted by on November 5, 2015 at 3:31 pm

Will we ever have Freeview Ultra HD or Freesat Ultra HD? You can already buy Ultra HD television sets in the high street. If I buy one, how long will I have to wait for Freeview and Freesat to broadcast my favourite shows in the better format? Freeview Ultra HD unofficial logo. Photograph: UK Free […]

Humax FVP-4000T Freeview Play set-top box: Hands-on review

Posted by on October 20, 2015 at 3:01 pm
Humax FVP-4000T Freeview Play set-top box: In Depth review

We’ve finally got our hands on the first Freeview Play set-top box to hit the market, the Humax FVP-4000T. Despite the less than snappy name, Humax has decided to buck the usual boring set-top box trend of shiny black plastic by sheathing it’s first-gen Freeview Play boxes in brown (or ‘mocha’) and beige (or ‘cappuccino’) […]

PBS America joins Freesat for Halloween

Posted by on October 8, 2015 at 2:48 pm

PSB America, currently on Sky and Virgin Media will join Freesat on October 31st on channel 160. Incredible Flying Jet Packs Photograph: PBS America

Travel Channel trials live restart service

Posted by on September 21, 2015 at 1:44 pm

Travel Channel trials live restart service   Summary: Travel Channel is to become the first broadcaster to trial Arqiva’s live restart functionality, allowing viewers to instantly skip back to the start of any programme during its broadcast. The Scripps Network-owned channel, which features shows including Expedition Unknown, Shed and Buried and Baggage Battles will become […]

ITV 4 on Freeview Light

Posted by on August 31, 2015 at 9:00 am

We have seen very few changes to the channels that homes that only get the public-service “Freeview Light”, so it pleasing to see ITV4 added to the list. If you have Freeview Light Depending on your equipment, you may just see the channel appear at number 24.   If it doesn’t you will just need to […]

BT Sport Ultra HD

Posted by on August 5, 2015 at 8:27 am

BT has announced that it’s Ultra HD sports channel will be available as part of a TV bundle costing just £15 per month. For that aggressively low price, customers will receive the BT Sport Ultra HD channel, a new 4K compatible set top box (STB), 47 Premium channels including 13 in HD and a voucher […]

BBC Local Radio to refocus news programming

Posted by on July 16, 2015 at 10:57 am

BBC Local Radio to refocus news programming   David Holdsworth has announced a new direction for BBC local radio stations, with a focus on personalities and production. Local news will continue to be important, but local radio journalism, David says, also needs to have personality through engaging interviews, debate and conversation with the audience. It’s […]

Freeview Play first look: Is this the future of contract-free smart TV?

Posted by on June 9, 2015 at 2:55 pm

Freeview Play first look: Is this the future of contract-free smart TV? We’ve been able to get an early look at Freeview Play, a mixture of linear and on-demand TV that’s launching later this year. Sadly, what was on show at the 2015 DTG Summit was by no means the finished article, so take what […]