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Forum: Freeview 30-08-2014, 03:55
Replies: 373
Views: 55,990
Posted By a516
Technically correct would be to say " test...

Technically correct would be to say " test transmissions for Bay TV Liverpool are on air", as the channel hasn't launched. But confirmation of the pre-launch transmissions was already mentioned...
Forum: Sky 29-08-2014, 19:32
Replies: 15
Views: 1,210
Posted By a516
the 'platform' will remain the same. But the...

the 'platform' will remain the same. But the content made available via a Scottish Sky viewing card will be different. The inclusion of the BBC channels on the EPG will be subject to a commercial...
Forum: Freeview 29-08-2014, 19:14
Replies: 21
Views: 3,098
Posted By a516
They've got three months to launch.

They've got three months to launch.
Forum: Freeview 29-08-2014, 19:12
Replies: 7
Views: 1,303
Posted By a516
You might be thinking of TV Stars, which had a...

You might be thinking of TV Stars, which had a placeholder, but never launched. At one point there were two TV Newses - on 89 & 90 if I remember correctly.
Forum: Freeview 29-08-2014, 19:10
Replies: 7
Views: 1,303
Posted By a516
Around 20% of COM7 capacity not being used at the...

Around 20% of COM7 capacity not being used at the moment.
Forum: Freeview 29-08-2014, 19:05
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By a516
Earlier this year there was a temporary change to...

Earlier this year there was a temporary change to the mux BBC B configuration resulting in lots of null packets (unused space). Recently around 1 Mbps is unused. It is a long term goal to have the...
Forum: Freeview 29-08-2014, 18:26
Replies: 7
Views: 1,303
Posted By a516
Arqiva are cramming nothing in. The bandwidth for...

Arqiva are cramming nothing in. The bandwidth for another service on COM7 has been sitting dormant (null packets) for months.
Forum: Freeview 29-08-2014, 16:59
Replies: 21
Views: 3,098
Posted By a516
Agreed. I'd be surprised if it changed on 3rd...

Agreed. I'd be surprised if it changed on 3rd Sept. For those who have autotuning Freeview TVs, it probably isn't a good idea to have a children's channel suddenly replaced by an Action channel.

I...
Forum: Freeview 29-08-2014, 16:55
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By a516
I think DS forum members spotted a test involving...

I think DS forum members spotted a test involving an alternative audio track on satellite earlier thIis month. Given they are short on capacity on Freeview, it will be interesting how it all fits...
Forum: Freeview 29-08-2014, 16:44
Replies: 7
Views: 1,303
Posted By a516
Was it the big 2009 retune where we ended up with...

Was it the big 2009 retune where we ended up with a mysterious channel called "news" that became TV News? Hopefully a proper news channel this time!
Forum: Broadband Internet 28-08-2014, 08:59
Replies: 8
Views: 1,040
Posted By a516
....anything that has a USB slot. Or create a...

....anything that has a USB slot.

Or create a wireless hotspot using a mifi device if you have multiple devices you want connecting to the net. (Or if the mobile network signal is better lets say on...
Forum: Freeview 27-08-2014, 20:59
Replies: 121
Views: 14,699
Posted By a516
Whoa. Mentioned in passing: SIPSI changes?

Whoa.

Mentioned in passing:


SIPSI changes?
Forum: Freeview 22-08-2014, 09:18
Replies: 24
Views: 2,311
Posted By a516
For the record, ITV HD is set up according to...

For the record, ITV HD is set up according to which advertising macro region you belong to outside of London.

The northern advertising macro covers Border, Granada, Tyne Tees and Yorkshire. It is...
Forum: Sky 22-08-2014, 07:48
Replies: 81
Views: 8,694
Posted By a516
Latest TV have tweeted that they are pushing to...

Latest TV have tweeted that they are pushing to be available on the yellow button on Sky. The channel is the local TV service covering Brighton, Hove and Worthing. Pre launch transmissions commenced...
Forum: Sky 22-08-2014, 07:43
Replies: 81
Views: 8,694
Posted By a516
You're assuming that they had all the necessary...

You're assuming that they had all the necessary arrangements in place to stay on the EPG after the Commonwealth Games.
Forum: Freeview 22-08-2014, 00:21
Replies: 121
Views: 14,699
Posted By a516
Surprised to see pop-ups occurring on Channel 4,...

Surprised to see pop-ups occurring on Channel 4, as none of their channels will be affected by the changes, but good to see Digital UK are getting the message out across as many channels as possible.
Forum: Freeview 21-08-2014, 21:17
Replies: 92
Views: 13,634
Posted By a516
It's on air. Viewers in Brighton retune!

It's on air. Viewers in Brighton retune!
Forum: Technical 21-08-2014, 15:00
Replies: 16
Views: 2,038
Posted By a516
If they do that, then it makes a retune necessary...

If they do that, then it makes a retune necessary (as opposed to just changing the LCN leaving viewers who don't retune with e.g. BBC News on ch.80)
Forum: Freeview 21-08-2014, 13:18
Replies: 8
Views: 2,521
Posted By a516
There's an existing thread that explains all:...

There's an existing thread that explains all: http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showthread.php?t=1957942
Forum: Technical 21-08-2014, 11:31
Replies: 16
Views: 2,038
Posted By a516
As a byline, the average bitrates on BBC A have...

As a byline, the average bitrates on BBC A have dropped recently. I wonder what's planned?

I know there had been plans to add BBC Red Button text on the HD channels at one point. I wonder if that...
Forum: Sky 19-08-2014, 11:22
Replies: 81
Views: 8,694
Posted By a516
I would imagine any announcement regarding BBC...

I would imagine any announcement regarding BBC Two HD nations (if there are any plans) will be held back until after the referendum vote, so that any announcement isn't seen as politically influenced.
Forum: Freeview 17-08-2014, 08:23
Replies: 92
Views: 13,634
Posted By a516
That's Solent: expected launch 22/10/2014. That's...

That's Solent: expected launch 22/10/2014.
That's Oxford: expected launch 05/11/2014.

The licences granted by Ofcom only allow them to launch on those dates. They can't launch earlier and if they...
Forum: Freeview 17-08-2014, 08:18
Replies: 444
Views: 70,561
Posted By a516
I thought only the radio station had been sold;...

I thought only the radio station had been sold; other parts of the business were retained?
Forum: Freeview 17-08-2014, 08:17
Replies: 47
Views: 5,668
Posted By a516
Surprised that BBC RB302 hasn't moved back to...

Surprised that BBC RB302 hasn't moved back to multiplex BBC-A/PSB1as a placeholder for future use yet.
Forum: Sky 17-08-2014, 00:05
Replies: 74
Views: 9,096
Posted By a516
Local TV: New licences have been granted for two...

Local TV:
New licences have been granted for two further local TV stations, with the following commencement dates*:
Solent: 22/10/2014
Oxford: 05/11/2014
also via Virgin Media, no indication of Sky...
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