Sep 112017
 

No idea how I missed this! But tonight at 9:00pm sees the first episode of the brand new TV documentary series from Channel 5.

The series follows railway workers on the Great Western Mainline against the background of the largest modernisation on the route in generations.

There are also major incidents, huge sporting events, as well as the day-to-day challenges of running one of Britain’s busiest stations.

 

Aug 312017
 

The launch of FreeSports on Freesat has been delayed. Should have been launched today on channel 252.

But it did launch has planned on Freeview/YouView channel number 95. You need a device that is compatible with Freeview HD or Freeview Play.

More information be be found over at www.a516digital.com/2017/08/faq-new-sports-channel-freesports.html.

May 032016
 

Channel5HDlogoSome great news, if you love Channel 5. At long last Channel 5 HD is joining both Freeview and Freesat. It’s due to join providers tomorrow (Wednesday 4th May).

I for one, can’t wait to get to watch Neighbours in HD at long last!

Oct 072014
 

Here is some great news if you like motorsport coverage. From October 9th Motors TV will be available to all regular free-to-air households across the UK via Freeview channel number 71.

But right now it’s unclear what multiplex it will launch on. If it launches on COM7 multiplex, you will need compatible Freeview HD equipment or a YouView box.

Motors TV

Jun 262014
 

channel4Great news, Channel 4 is launching two new HD channels on Freeview on 1st July 2014.

The two new HD channels – Channel 4+1 HD and 4seven HD – will launch on channels 110 and 111 respectively and anyone who can already receive channels including BBC Four HD (channel 106) and Al Jazeera HD (channel 108) will be able to receive the new Channel 4 services when they launch.

More information can be found @ www.a516digital.com/2014/06/channel-4-launches-two-new-hd-channels.html.

May 272014
 

Notts TV launch dayGreat news if you live in the Nottingham area. Notts TV launches on Freeview channel 8 and Virgin Media channel 159 at 4pm (Tuesday 17th May 2014). The launch follows the roll-out of local TV on Freeview in Grimsby, Norwich and London in the past number of months.

You can can check local TV coverage on the official Local TV coverage checker @ www.localtv.org.uk/can-i-get-it/.

More information can be found @ www.a516digital.com/2014/05/local-tv-launches-in-nottingham.html.

Mar 262014
 

YouView epg (26/03/2014)Got to say I am loving the extra HD channels that I can now watch via my Freeview HD tv and YouView box. Out of CBeebies HD, BBC FOUR HD, BBC NEWS HD, Al Jazeera English HD and Community Channel HD. I have a feeling I will watch BBC NEWS HD the most.

To find out when and if your area will get the extra HD channels. Check out the “Coverage Checker” at www.digitaluk.co.uk.

Mar 232014
 

Waltham transmitter mastMaybe I need to get out more. But I can’t wait till this Tuesday (25th March 2014), when my local transmitter starts broadcasting more Freeview HD channels :).

I can look forward to getting, CBeebies HD, BBC FOUR HD, BBC NEWS HD, Al Jazeera English HD and Community Channel HD.

Dec 032013
 

Great news if you have Freeview HD or YouView. Going by the EPG data on my YouView box. CBBC HD and BBC Three HD will be going live on 10th Demeter 2013! I guess they will also go live on Freesat, Sky etc at the same time.

YouView EPG showing Three HD data

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