Storm Arwen knocked out a number of relay transmitters over the weekend, as power supply issues affected reception of some TV and radio services.
Terrestrial TV viewers in the Irish Republic will be able to receive Sky News through Saorview from Tuesday 30th November 2021.
Additional householders in Teesside may be able to benefit from a more robust Freeview signal following an upgrade at the Eston Nab transmitter mast.
The operator of a network of local channels in England, Wales and Scotland has launched a six week Christmas service, also available nationally on Sky and Freesat.
Daytime TV viewers in Nottingham may find their Freeview service disrupted this week, due to engineering work at the City’s transmitter mast.
Two new relay transmitters have gone live over the weekend to serve viewers still unable to receive a signal after a major transmitter fire in August.
The mobile network operator is using the former Freeview TV frequencies at 50 unspecified locations across the UK, but won’t be fully able to utilise all of its new spectrum yet. Some households may suffer from Freeview interference as a result.
Mobile network operators have been given the go-ahead to increase power levels, providing they have support mechanisms in place to help Freeview viewers who suffer interference.
The hybrid terrestrial – streaming service, now included as standard in many smart TVs, is now used in over 10 million homes.
Dozens of Freeview channels will move down the channel list in 2022 if Ofcom approves the linear return of BBC Three.