Channel 4 to show Abu Dhabi GP live in deal with Sky Sports

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Dec 092021
 

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Channel 4 to show Abu Dhabi GP live in deal with Sky Sports Sky has announced a partnership with Channel 4 that will see Sky Sports’ live coverage of the thrilling Formula 1 season finale shared with the whole country right before Christmas, on what could be an historic occasion for Sir Lewis Hamilton. Sky’s [...]

Channel 4 HD returns to Freesat TODAY!

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Dec 082021
 

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Further to our previous post ( https://www.satandpcguy.com/2021/11/17/is-channel-4-hd-returning-to-freesat-soon/ ) Channel 4 HD has returned to Freesat today (8th December 2021). Channel 4 HD is now available on Freesat channel number 126. If you are unable to see Channel 4 HD on Freesat channel 126, then you can either wait for the nightly “housekeeping” to take place, [...]

Live Super League will be broadcast on free-to-air television

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Nov 252021
 

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Live Super League will be broadcast on free-to-air television for the first time in the games 26-year history. Channel 4 have secured the rights to screen ten live Betfred Super League matches. The deal will commence from the start of the 2022 Super League season, and will debut on the 12th February 2022, with live [...]

BBC Three to return as TV channel in February

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Nov 252021
 

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BBC Three will return as a TV channel in February – six years after it moved online – regulator Ofcom has confirmed. The channel has since been responsible for major hits including Fleabag, Normal People and Killing Eve – prompting calls for its resurrection. The broadcasting watchdog officially approved the move on Thursday, and the [...]

Is Channel 4 HD returning to Freesat soon?

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Nov 172021
 

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Back in 2018, Channel 4 removed its Channel 4 HD channel, and their on demand All4 service from Freesat, apparently due to a dispute over carriage fees. (Although you could manually add Channel 4 HD back to your Freesat box – https://www.satandpcguy.com/2018/02/20/how-to-add-c4hd-to-your-humax-freesat-box/ ) However, today, it appears that Channel 4 HD may soon return to [...]

4k Freesat Boxes get large update

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Nov 112021
 

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Freesat have released a software update for their 4k range of Freesat set top boxes. The update fixes a large number of issues that have pretty much plagued these boxes since they were first released over a year ago. Although the issue about having to do a full new channel scan each time you swap [...]

Sky+HD boxes – some boxes not updated with correct GNT / BST time change

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Oct 312021
 

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SKY+UPDATE – INCORRECT TIME SHOWING IN SKY GUIDE We are aware that some customers with Sky+ boxes are seeing British Summer Time shown in the Sky Guide this morning following the overnight seasonal clock change. We are investigating how to correct this. We have verified that the impact appears limited to the wrong time being [...]

Subtitles on Channel 4 returning soon….for some

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Oct 232021
 

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Channel 4 has said that subtitles will soon be restored to several platforms and high-profile programmes, like The Great British Bake Off and The Last Leg, after weeks-long disruption, the we reported HERE. Channel 4 have said that “intensive engineering work” will mean that live text subtitles would begin to return for viewers on Sky, [...]

UK TV Problems in the UK in 2021

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Oct 112021
 

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UK TV Problems in the UK in 2021 In recent weeks, the UK has been hit by a number of situations that has caused all sorts of TV reception issues on most platforms (satellite, terrestrial, cable). Most viewers will be unaware of the problems, but there have been clues. But here is a quick rundown [...]

Satellite TV Solar Outage Time Again – October 2021

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Sep 192021
 

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Satellite Solar Outage Time Again – October 2021 It is that time of year again when the Sun / Solar Outage can affect the power of satellite signals your satellite dish is receiving, resulting in a loss of some of the more weaker UK TV channels. This is information for people who may be experiencing [...]

Emma Raducanu’s US Open final will be shown live on FREE-TO-AIR

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Sep 112021
 

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Emma Raducanu’s US Open final will be shown live on FREE-TO-AIR TV tonight (Saturday 11th September 2021)  after Channel 4 sealed a last-minute deal with Amazon Prime. Amazon Prime will share its live coverage of Emma Raducanu’s US Open final against Leylah Fernandez with Channel 4 on Saturday evening The broadcasters held talks through the [...]

CNN no longer on Freesat

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Sep 032021
 

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CNN is no longer available on Freesat. Not only has Freesat not had access to the free to air HD version of CNN for the last few months, but today CNN has been removed from Freesat. Although, at the time of writing, CNN is still “free to air” and available on FTA receivers, and even [...]

A reminder of the Sky channel changes from the 1st September 2021

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Aug 312021
 

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Below is a easy to use table showing the new Sky channels, and the new Sky channel numbers that will come into effect on the 1st September 2021. Your Sky box will automatically update with the new channels Channel Name New channel number Old channel number (where applicable) Sky Showcase HD 106 Replaces Sky One [...]

Sky channel changes from 1st September 2021 – goodbye Sky One

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Jul 282021
 

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Sky will be making some changes to their channel portfolio from the 1st September 2021. As part of this rebrand, Sky One will close after some 39 years, and be replaced by Sky Showcase, and also launching Sky Max. The Sky Showcase channel, a linear only (ie not available “on demand”) main event channel that [...]