28 November 2005

More4+1 to launch on Freeview

More4's timeshifted sister channel More4+1 is to launch on Freeview. A temporary measure until Channel 4 think of something else to do with their newly-acquired slot, the channel is set to launch "later this month".
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14 November 2005

Finally - ITV News returns to Border region

Over a year after being taken off-air, the ITV News Channel has finally returned to the Border region, along with the first appearance of ITV4, which it timeshares with.
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08 November 2005

BBC to launch HD Freeview trial

The BBC is to begin trials of a High Definition television service, which will include a simulcast of peak-time BBC One, next year. Satellite and cable will be used for the trials but the BBC will also be applying to Ofcom for use of an unused frequency in London for a digital terrestrial trial of the service. Specialist HD-compatible equipment will be required to view any such service.

01 November 2005

ITV4 launches on Freeview

ITV4 has launched on Freeview channel 30. The channel, which timeshares with the ITV News Channel is available in all regions except Border, which still hasn't had the necessary engineering work completed for the channel to launch. The work in the Westcountry region was only completed today. Programmes are, however, being simulcast on Men & Motors to allow these viewers to see the Champions League football.
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