Freeview Adds Live Streaming to Android App

Freeview, the operator of the terrestrial television network in the UK, have update their Android app. Among other features, users can now stream live shows from the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 and on demand content from BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4, My5, and UKTV Play. The updates follow on from the…Read moreRead more

Virgin Media Claims to be Cheapest for Premiere League

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Virgin Media has claimed it is the cheapest way to watch Premier League, Champions League and Europa League matches all in one place. Virgin Media’s Bigger+Sports bundle is currently priced at £65 (for new members), and gives access to all Sky Sports channels in HD as well as BT Sport in HD and 4K. According…Read moreRead more

Review: +1 Channels – Are they still needed?

On demand content access has improved significantly in recent years, so I thought it would be useful to evaluate if there is a point to keeping these channels. +1 channels of the likes of ITV and Channel 4 were established to allow viewers to catch a show that they might have just missed the start…Read moreRead more

Sony Ditches True and Movies4Men Brands

Sony is to axe the True and Movies4Men brands as part of the latest changes to its TV channels. True Entertainment will become Sony Channel, marking a reintroduction of that name. The existing programme line up will continue with additional shows. Sony Movie Channels will reduce to simply Sony Movies. Movies4Men will become Sony Movies…Read moreRead more

Together TV Expands Freeview Coverage

Together TV has moved to a new frequency on Freeview, enabling coverage to expand from 75% of the population to 90% of the population. Viewers with older non-HD Freeview equipement will now also be able to view the channel. Together +1 has launched using capacity on the old frequency, on channel number 93. Together +1…Read moreRead more

Foodxp to Launch

Foodxp is to launch on satellite platform Sky on 1st August, at the same time as its sister channel Travelxp launches on the platforms. Foodxp will focus on Global and Asian food, in contrast to existing food channels which focus mainly on UK and US food. The channel has been allocated number 712, in the…Read moreRead more

Freesports now HD Only on Satellite

Freesports have now converted both Freesat and Sky versions of the channel to HD only. This will mean that some viewers will lose access to the channel. For both Sky and Freesat, there are still some viewers using legacy standard definition equipment. Viewers will need to arrange for replacement receiver boxes to be installed in…Read moreRead more

Review: Humax HDR-1800T 320GB Freeview+ HD Smart Digital TV Recorder

Photos to follow. The Humax HDR-1800T is Freeview HD personal video recorder (PVR) box, allowing you to record Freeview TV programmes to watch later. It is compatible with the latest TVB-T2 standard, allowing you to watch Freeview HD services. This box can also be connected to the internet (via cable), allowing access to streamed channels…Read moreRead more

Freesports Confirms Freesat HD Channel

Freesports has confirmed that it will launch a HD version of its channel on Freesat. The HD version of the channel will take over the number of the current standard definition channel, with the standard definition version to move to a lower channel number. The Freesat HD service will launch shortly after Freesports HD launches…Read moreRead more

Travelxp Leaves Freeview for Sky

Been away on holiday for a week, so there have been no updates to TelevisionSRS lately. Thankfully, it appears that there is only one major to story to bring to you. The UK version of Travelxp has closed on Freeview. The closure took place at 1pm on Monday 1st July. The channel showed back to…Read moreRead more