Tag: Freeview

BBC Four HD and CBeebies HD are back on Freeview

Great news, if like myself you only have Freeview (I believe in better, by not having $ky). Both BBC Four HD and CBeebies HD are back. This time around 98.5% of UK households can them.


BBC Three returns to TV screens tonight

So glad that BBC Three returns to our TV screens tonight! It was first launched in 2003. It existed until it was closed down in 2016 and replaced by an online-only BBC Three streaming channel. After six years being online-only, BBC Three returning to linear television tonight!!

BBC Three logo

Where can I find BBC Three?

  • Freeview : 23 (SD) / 109 (HD Only in England)
  • Freesat : 107 (HD) / 179 (SD)
  • Also on all pay platforms….
  • Also on-line via BBC iPlayer

Quest HD launching on Freeview

Quest is to makes its high definition debut on Freeview.

It’s been confirmed the new HD simulcast will launch on Freeview HD channel 114 during the course of Tuesday 14th August 2018.

It will will also be available on YouView (BT, TalkTalk, Plusnet TV) and EE TV homes on channel 114, subject to the Freeview coverage restrictions.

? Paddington Station 24/7 starts tonight CH5!

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.


FreeSports launch delayed on Freesat

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.

Channel 5 HD to launch on Freeview and Freesat

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!

Motors TV is coming to Freeview, 71

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

Channel 4 launches two new HD channels on Freeview

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.

Local TV launches in Nottingham

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.