Residents in areas affected by major Freeview reception problems following a transmitter fire last August have been told to be aware of fake TV engineers.
Hochanda is to merge its Craft Store channel with newly acquired Create & Craft at the end of February. The new combined service will use the Create & Craft brand going forward.
All of Freeview’s IP channels now support HbbTV, meaning users of newer Freeview Play TVs can now access all services.
Freeview has completed its biggest channel reshuffle since 2020. 60 channels now have new channel numbers.
The arrival of new, more sturdy temporary mast at Bilsdale will result in some viewers along the coast losing their signal. But transmitter company Arqiva hopes to speed up the construction of a permanent structure.
A high definition simulcast of S4C is now available via Freeview transmitters serving Wales.
Ideal World home shopping channel gets demoted on Freeview following deal with owners of TJC. It’s understood to be the first instance of a channel swap, now permitted under Freeview channel allocation rules.
Transmitter company Arqiva has recently enhanced the signal delivered by two of its relay transmitters in North East England.
As high pressure builds this week, TV and radio services may once again be affected by atmospheric conditions.
Transmitter company Arqiva has submitted a planning application for a replacement mast at Bilsdale West Moor replacing the fire damaged mast that was demolished in October.