Keep It Country Leaves Freeview

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Country music television station Keep It Country has left Freeview, blaming the high cost of transmission on the platform. However, from 1st July it will be included as a streamed channel on internet connected Freeview devices, as part of the Vision TV channel portal on channel 264. The channel is also expect to rebrand to…Read moreRead more

More Sony Channel Changes

Sony Crime Chanel

Sony has made further changes to its television channels. Children’s channel Pop Max has left the Comux multiplex that broadcasts the local television channels, but is continuing on other platforms. The Sony Crime Channel is to become only available on Sky and Virgin Media. The channel has been withdrawn from Freesat, and will only be…Read moreRead more

True Crime Closure and Other True Changes

True Crime will leave Sky (satellite) and Virgin Media (cable), at the end of programming on the 30th June. The channel was reinstated in February, replacing the UK version of the TruTV channel. True Crime is also available on Freeview in Manchester, but it is unclear whether this outlet will continue. Meanwhile on Freeview, True…Read moreRead more

Al Jazeera Ends Freeview HD Channel

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Al Jazeera has ceased broadcasting its Freeview HD version following the introduction of a new standard definition version on channel 235. With the new version being on a different frequency, more viewers can access the channel of Freeview. The channel will continue to be available following the introduction of 5G mobile phone services, as the…Read moreRead more

UKTV/Discovery Number Shuffle Part 2

As expected, Quest has now inherited the number 12 slot on Freeview, previously used by Dave and briefly Home. Home can now be found on number 42, whilst DMAX has now been promoted the channel 37, the old number for Quest. Viewers who receive these channels may need to retune for the channels to move…Read moreRead more

Sky Reorganises International Channels

Satellite provider Sky has reorganised the International channels on its EPG. Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali and Arabic language channels are now group together, with new numbers assigned to them. Viewers don’t need to take any action, as the changes will take place automatically. Series links will be unaffected. A full list of the channels and…Read moreRead more

UKTV Channel Number Changes

As part of the split of UKTV, some Freeview channels will be changing numbers on Monday (10th June). This is part of the deal between the BBC and Discovery, with Discovery receiving the channel number 12. Home, due to be acquired by Discovery, will take over channel 12 from Dave, which returns to its original…Read moreRead more