29 August 2005

Xtraview closed

The 'pay-per-day' channel Xtraview has now closed. The channel's broadcast space will be used by the Top Up TV channels being kicked off multiplex 2 by Channel 4.
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Quiz Call begins video testing

Quiz Call, the new quiz channel from Channel 4 has begun broadcasting video on channel 37.
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17 August 2005

ITV to launch children's channel

ITV will launch a new free children's channel within the next six months. Available on all digital television services including Freeview, it will timeshare with new men's channel ITV4. ITV4 launches on November 1.
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Quiz Call appears on Freeview

A placeholder has appeared on channel 37 for Quiz Call, a new quiz channel soon to be launched by Channel 4. 705, used to broadcast a live stream from the Big Brother house, has been removed from the EPG following the end of the series. More4 launches in October.
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06 August 2005

Xtraview to close

The Xtraview 'pay-per-day' Top Up TV service is to close on August 31. It is thought that Top Up TV's current channel capacity on multiplex 2 is being withdrawn by Channel 4, forcing them to move programming into the space currently used by Xtraview on multiplex A.
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