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ITV Border Scotland launching on satellite

Sub-region to launch on Sky and Freesat mid-March.

Sky wins MLS rights

While BT Sport retains Serie A in the latest rights battle between BT and Sky.

NOW TV gets a new look

Sky's successful streaming service gets a makeover.

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

New developments at home and behind the scenes at Freeview Play

The build up to Freeview Play's launch continues with Humax declaring itself as the first manufacturer to launch a Freeview Play box while behind the scenes, Arqiva has teamed up with SeaChange for the creation of the metadata foundation for the service.

BBC One Wales hit by technical problems

Late night viewing on BBC One Wales didn't go to schedule when technical problems forced BBC Wales to abandon its programming this evening.

ITV Border Scotland launching on Sky and Freesat

Viewers in the Scottish part of the ITV Border region will be able access their regional version of the channel on Sky and Freesat from mid-March.

ITV Border Scotland was relaunched in January 2014, but until now has only been available on Freeview. It contains additional opt-outs from the main ITV schedule, in order to meet ITV's new licence requirements for the region. 

That's TV preparing to launch local TV in Manchester and Lancashire

Local TV in Manchester and Lancashire is set to launch under the That's TV brand, over two years after licences to operate local TV services in Manchester, Blackpool and Preston were awarded to a different company - YourTV.

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

BBC Local Radio expands reach on Freeview

UPDATED A major roll-out of BBC Local Radio on Freeview has commenced today, with further stations confirmed as coming later in the year.

Now TV gets a new look

Sky's online streaming service Now TV has today launched its new TV ads as part of a major new campaign that reflects its new logo and brand identity, which has been spotted appearing on media players this morning.

Sunday, 1 March 2015

Freeview Channel Updates: March 2015

March began with the roll-out of BBC Local Radio in most parts of England, with one station per BBC TV region, except E Yorkshire and Humberside.

Further stations are to be added later in the year.

Sound improvement for Triple Hits

Listeners to Triple Hits, which broadcasts on the Somerset local DAB digital radio multiplex can now benefit from an improvement in sound quality.


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