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Old 07-02-2019, 22:18   #76
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Re: New channels planned for Freeview.

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Will YESTERDAY +1 has been axe on Freeview over the last few weeks plus Keep It Country TV has moved to an new stream on Freeview.
Yesterday+1 has been renamed 'Today'. Did no one tell MB HQ ?
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Excellent news, they must have sourced some spare capacity to bring it forward. I wonder what's closing (unless they've decided to go onto Com 7/8 which serves about 75% of people and falling).

https://www.a516digital.com/2019/02/...ch-across.html
Looks like Smithsonian will take the capacity vacated by Keep It Country TV on COM 7, as DVB-T2 equipment will be required as per the note on the article.
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Looks like Smithsonian will take the capacity vacated by Keep It Country TV on COM 7, as DVB-T2 equipment will be required as per the note on the article.
Yeah, they initially said that they weren't starting on Freeview until the Spring. I did wonder why they didn't consider Com 7 or 8
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Old 10-02-2019, 16:47   #79
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Re: New channels planned for Freeview.

truTV isn't closing as speculated, but is rebranding to True Crime from tomorrow. It's exactly two years since Sony bought the channel, so it looks like the licensing agreement to use the name has come to an end.
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Re: New channels planned for Freeview.

OFCOM has issued an Freeview broadcasting licence for Total Country. (Source: OFCOM)
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OFCOM has issued an Freeview broadcasting licence for Total Country. (Source: OFCOM)
Very interesting. This new competitor to Keep It Country certainly seems to want to match and then overtake their reach as Total Country is on Virgin Media, whereas KIC isn't.
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Re: New channels planned for Freeview.

COM 7 & 8 coverage is now starting to shrink.
Coverage in Devon, Cornwall & parts of Dorset will cease between now & June as the Transmitters at Beacon Hill (27 March) & Caradon Hill (19 June) cease to broadcast the muxes. The small number for audiance figures & the re-engineering costs for the new channel allocations are the most likely reason for the decision to drop the muxes so early.
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Re: New channels planned for Freeview.

Good news here for Freeview viewers - this channel is a good addition to the platform.

https://www.digitaltveurope.com/2019...mount-network/

Unfortunately, it is a further devaluation of the advantage that pay tv viewers have had up until now.

UK satellite free-to-view platform Freesat has added Paramount Network to its line-up of entertainment channels.
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Good news here for Freeview viewers - this channel is a good addition to the platform.

https://www.digitaltveurope.com/2019...mount-network/

Unfortunately, it is a further devaluation of the advantage that pay tv viewers have had up until now.

UK satellite free-to-view platform Freesat has added Paramount Network to its line-up of entertainment channels.
Freeview has had Paramount Network UK since it launched. That article is for FreeSat. The HD version is only on Virgin Media, that's the only version that's Pay TV only currently.
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Re: New channels planned for Freeview.

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Freeview has had Paramount Network UK since it launched. That article is for FreeSat. The HD version is only on Virgin Media, that's the only version that's Pay TV only currently.
Sorry, I missed that it was launching on Freesat. Doh!
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