Tag: Freeview

CBBC and BBC Three go HD on Freeview HD

Great news if you have Freeview HD or YouView. The BBC have launched HD version’s of CBBC and BBC Three.

These two extra HD channels are being broadcast from the Waltham transmitter.

CBBC HD can be found on channel number 73. BBC Three HD on channel number 105.

These channel’s will be followed by BBC Four HD, BBC News HD and CBeebies HD next year.

Waltham transmitter work prompts TV retune alert

Waltham transmitter mastSeveral transmitters, centred on Waltham near Melton Mowbray, will be switched off from midnight on 29 May.

Affected householders will need to retune their Freeview boxes to restore services.

The work is being done to free up more airwave space for the 4G mobile phone service.

Read it on the BBC News Website.

East Midlands viewers prepare for TV retune

Waltham transmitter mastFreeview viewers in the East Midlands will need to retune their TV equipment on 29 May as local airwaves are cleared for the roll-out of 4G mobile broadband.

Technical changes at the Waltham transmitter group, affecting 815,000 homes, will free up frequencies for the future introduction of 4G mobile services. Between now and the end of 2013, similar upgrades will be made in other areas of the UK to prepare for 4G.

More information can be found at www.dtg.org.uk/news/news.php?id=4696

Freeview service breaks: 27/02/2013

Waltham transmitter mastFreeview in the East Midlands (WALTHAM) will be subject to breaks in service overnight tonight into the early hours of Wednesday 27th February 2013, according to Digital UK.

00:01-06:00 27/02/2013
All Freeview services liable to be affected.

More information can be found at www.a516digital.com/2013/02/freeview-service-breaks-27022013.html.


East Midlands Freeview Retune Date revealed

Waltham transmitter mastViewers in the East Midlands have today been informed when some Freeview channels will be moving frequencies in order to make way for new 4G mobile services launching later this year.

Digital UK, the organisation overseeing the changes, confirmed that most viewers receiving Freeview in the East Midlands will need to retune their receivers on the Wednesday 29th May 2013 in order to continue watching BBC One East Midlands on Freeview alongside BBC Two, BBC Three, BBC Four, CBBC/CBeebies plus the BBC News Channel and BBC Parliamant.

More information can be found at www.a516digital.com/2013/02/east-midlands-to-retune-freeview-on.html.

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