27 May 2004

BBCi: Chelsea Flower Show

Red button coverage of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show:








Update: from June 5:




21 May 2004

4TV to extend EPG to 14 days

4TVInteractive have announced that they will be extending their seven-day listings service to 14 days later this year. Unlike the 7-day Freeview EPG, currently still in development, the 4TV guide can only be received by licensed receivers and requires reception of multiplex D.
Story: DTT Boxes

"Daytime" to be called ABC1

The Financial Times reports Disney is to make an announcement regarding its new Freeview channel on Sunday. The channel, previously known as "Daytime" is now expected to be called ABC1.
Story: DTT Boxes

19 May 2004

13 May 2004

Government searching for Switchover sites

The Government is looking for suitable sites to convert analogue transmissions to digital on a small scale basis. Locations thought to be considered for trials that could start later this year include Llansteffan and Ferryside in south Wales, where most analogue TV receivers are thought to use a local relay station. This will be switched over to digital during the trial, and possibly permanently if the trial is a success. There is no confirmation from the DCMS that these places will be amongst those used for trials but a spokesperson said: "Once they have been identified their names will be announced and a public consultation exercise will be launched".
Story: DTT Boxes

08 May 2004

BBCi: Snooker









Updated menus:



BBCi: Sportscene

Live coverage of Celtic vs Rangers from BBC Scotland was available nationwide via the red button:



BBCi: Pet TV