UEFA Finals to be Shown Free on BT Sport

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BT Sport has confirmed that both the UEFA Europa League and Champions League finals will be shown free of charge. The matches will be shown live on BT Sport’s website and Youtube channel. The matches can also be watched on BT Sport’s app for a variety of devices such as Apple TV and Xbox One,…Read moreRead more

Eleven Sports – Is It Coming or Going?

Following on from the report that Eleven Sports had handed back its Ofcom licenses, they have reappeared on Ofcom’s list of cable and satellite license holders. There a three services listed; Eleven Sports 1 UK, Eleven Sports 2 UK, and Eleven Extra Bel (presumably the latter is a Belgium service). This suggests that they are…Read moreRead more

Freesports Starts Satellite HD Tests

Article Updated Freesports, the free to air sports channel, has commenced HD (high definition) tests on satellite. Currently a test card is being displayed, with a full EPG. The tests are unencrypted, meaning that the Freesports HD service is likely to be available on both Sky and Freesat. It has not yet been confirmed when…Read moreRead more

Sony Crime Channel Complaints

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Following the downgrading of the Sony Crime Channel Freeview service, RXTV-Log has reported a large number of complaints on social media. Sony appear to have responded by simply removing the Facebook and Twitter pages entirely. There is speculation that the channel may not last much longer, however given some high profile business departures from social…Read moreRead more

Freeview Changes – Al Jazeera Increases Freeview Coverage

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Al Jazeera English has taken a slot on the COM6/ArqB Freeview multiplex, and will officially launch in standard definition on May 30th with channel number 235. This compliments the channels HD version, which only has a limited coverage area on temporary multiplex. Viewers with non-HD equipment will now also be able to view the channel…Read moreRead more

Virgin Media Renews Sponsorship Agreement

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Virgin Media will continue to sponsor Southampton Football Club, under a renewed sponsorship agreement. The deal will run to the end of the 2021/22 season. Virgin Media will be the sleeve sponsor for the first, under 18, and under 23 squads. From the start of next season, Virgin Media will become the first ever shirt…Read moreRead more

BBC Starts VR Tour

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On Thursday, the BBC started a tour of British libraries, to showcase the virtual reality (VR) video content that it has to offer. As part of a joint initiative with Libraries Connected, and Scottish Library and Information Council, members of the public are able to try out VR experiences, using equipment supplied by the BBC….Read moreRead more

Freeview Changes – Sony Crime Reduction

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From tomorrow, the Sony Crime Channel will be cut down to a two hour placeholder on Freeview. Earlier this year, the channel had its coverage area cut, when it moved to a different frequency. The channel will also change number from 40 down to 60. Sony Crime Channel only launched 15 months ago, replacing True…Read moreRead more

Freeview Changes – Channel 4 Number Shuffle

Channel numbers on several Channel 4 channels on Freeview will be changing on 13th May, following Channel 4s full acquisition of the Box Plus Network that was previously a joint venture. E4 will move from 28 to 13 which is currently home to Channel 4+1. Film 4 moves to 14, with Channel 4+1 taking over…Read moreRead more

Eleven Sports Hands Back Ofcom Licenses

Due to the UK leaving the European Union (EU), Eleven Sports has now licensed its continental channels elsewhere, as UK broadcast licenses can no longer extend to other parts of the EU when the UK leaves. Eleven Sports has been unable to obtain any carriage agreements on satellite or cable in the UK, they no…Read moreRead more