The statement, issued on the Freeview website advises viewers that "The Top Up 14-day programme guide is no longer available in some areas and will cease broadcasting in January 2014.
"To receive the standard 8-day Freeview programme guide, press Menu on your DTR remote control and then select the following options:
- Change your box settings
- Option 8 or 9 – TV guide type 8
Top Up TV recorders, previously used for Top Up TV's Anytime/TV Favourites service can continue to be used as Freeview receivers and recorders with the standard Freeview TV guide for as long as the equipment continues to work.