Freeview Channel List: Northern Ireland

Last updated: 20/10/2017

  • Channels in bold: These services are broadcast from every transmitter site with 98.5% of UK households covered. The other channels have lower coverage, so won't be available everywhere.
  • Channels with a  yellow  background: Broadcast in the DVB-T2 standard. Access these channels with a device that supports Freeview HD, Freeview Play or YouView, subject to local coverage.

1     BBC One Northern Ireland
2     BBC Two Northern Ireland
3     UTV
4     Channel 4
5     Channel 5
6     ITV2
7     NVTV Belfast (Divis transmitter only) See local TV list for locations
9     BBC Four (1858-0530)
10   ITV3
11   Pick
12   Dave
13   Channel 4+1
14   More4
15   Film4
16   QVC
 Access the full set of QVC channels via the red button on compatible devices connected to the Internet
17   Really (0800-0400)
18   4Music  
 Access Magic, Kiss and Kerrang via the red button on compatible devices connected to the Internet
19   Yesterday
20   Drama
21   5USA
22   Ideal World (0500-0000)
23   Create & Craft (0700-2200)
24   ITV4
25   Home
26   ITVBe
27   ITV2+1 (0600-0300)
28   E4
29   E4+1
30   5STAR
31   Spike
32   Sony Movie Channel
33   UTV+1
34   ITV3+1  (1800-0000)
35   QVC Beauty (1700-0200)
 Watch QVC Beauty, Style and Extra 24/7 on compatible devices connected to the internet
36   QVC Style (0200-1700)
37   Quest
38   Quest Red
39   CBS Action
40   Rocks & Co 1
41   Food Network UK
42   Travel Channel
43   Gems TV
44   Channel 5+1
45   Film4+1
46   Challenge
47   4seven
48   Movies4Men
49   TJC
51   TG4
52   RTÉ One (SD)
53   RTÉ Two (SD)
54   My5
55   5STAR+1 (Divis transmitter only)
56   5USA+1 (1800-0500)(Divis transmitter only)
57   VIVA (0500-1800)(Divis transmitter only)
58   ITVBe+1 (0400-0500)
59   ITV4+1 (0400-0600)
60   True Crime (Divis transmitter only)
61   True Entertainment (0600-0300)
62   True Christmas (1300-0700)
63   Blaze (0500-0400)
64   CBS Action +1 (Divis transmitter only)
65   TBN UK
66   CBS Reality
67   CBS Reality+1 (Divis transmitter only)
68   TruTV (0500-0400)
69   TruTV+1 (0400-0500)
70   Horror
71   CBS Drama 
72   YourTV (0700-0300)
73   YourTV+1 (0500-0600)
74   The Store (0300-0400)
75   Chart Show TV (Divis transmitter only)
76   Jewellery Maker (0800-1300)
 Watch 24/7 on compatible devices connected to the internet
77   TCC (0400-0600)
78   Sewing Quarter (0800-1200)
79   Dave Ja Vu
80   Blaze +1 (0400-0500)
81   Talking Pictures(Divis transmitter only)
82   Vintage TV (Divis transmitter only)
83   Quest +1 (1900-0400)
84   Quest Red+1 (0500-0800)
85   Hochanda (0600-1900)
86   More4+1 (Divis transmitter only)
87   Keep It Country (Divis transmitter only)
93   TJC Choice (closed)
95   FreeSports (Divis transmitter only)
96   Forces TV (Divis transmitter only)



Information 
100 Freeview Information (service updates from Freeview Explore)



Freeview HD
You will need a Freeview HD compatible device to see channels in this range.
101 BBC One NI HD
102 BBC Two HD
103 UTV HD
104 Channel 4 HD
105 Channel 5 HD
106 BBC Four HD (Divis transmitter only) (1858-0530)
107 BBC News HD (Divis transmitter only)
108 Al Jazeera Eng HD (Divis transmitter only)
109 Channel 4+1 HD (Divis transmitter only)
110 4seven HD (Divis transmitter only)
111 QVC  HD (0100-1300) (Divis transmitter only)
112 QVC Beauty HD (1300-0100) (Divis transmitter only)
113 RT HD (Divis transmitter only)
115 BT Showcase HD (Divis transmitter only)




Children
201 CBBC 
202 CBeebies (0530-1858)
203 CITV
204 CBBC HD
205 CBeebies HD (0530-1857)
206 POP
207 Tiny POP (Divis transmitter only)
208 POP Max (0500-2100 Divis transmitter only)
211 Ketchup TV (streamed channel)


News
231 BBC News
232 BBC Parliament
233 Sky News
234 RT
 RT Documentary via the red button on compatible devices connected to the internet



Data Services
250 BBC Red Button
251 365 Travel
252 Kiss Me TV
253 Proud Dating


Streamed channels
Available on compatible Freeview HD devices connected to the internet. Around 2-3Mbps connection required. Access to these channels will count toward any data usage caps you may have.


260 CCTV (CCTV4, CGTN Documentary, CGTN)
261 Racing UK (Horse Racing; subscription)
262 Connect 4 (testcard)
263 Sonlife 
264 Vision TV
265 Planet Knowledge
268 BoxNation (subscription)
269 Arise News
270 Loveworld
271 Rocks & Co (streamed version)
272 Bollywood HD
273 Sports Channel Network

YouView channel range
Channels 300-599 are reserved for services delivered via BT TV, Plusnet TV and TalkTalk TV on YouView boxes, so their channel numbers don’t clash with Freeview numbers.


Interactive / Red Button 
601 BBC RB 1  



Adult
670 Adult Section
671 TVX (Streamed channel)
672 Smile TV2 (0000-0500)
673 Smile TV3 (2200-0500)
674 Babestn (2300-0445) PIN
675 ADULT Party
 24/7 via compatible connected Freeview devices
678 Xpanded TV (0300-0600)
24/7 via compatible connected Freeview devices

679 Studio 66 (0000-0600)
[695-698 buffer between adult and radio]
699 Adult Section


Radio
700 BBC Radio 1
701 BBC Radio 1Xtra
702 BBC Radio 2
703 BBC Radio 3
704 BBC Radio 4
705 BBC Radio 5 Live
706 BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra
707 BBC Radio 6 Music
708 BBC Radio 4 extra
709 BBC Asian Network
710 BBC World Service
711 The Hits
712 KISS FRESH
713 KISS
714 KISSTORY
715 Magic
716 Heat
717 Kerrang!
718 Smooth Radio
719 BBC Radio Ulster
720 BBC Radio Foyle
723 TalkSPORT
724 Capital
725 Premier

727 Absolute Radio
728 Heart
729 RTÉ RnG
730 RNIB Connect
731 Classic FM
732 LBC
733 TWR



Holding area for test or closed services
790-799 for old versions of channels that have recently changed frequency


Other
If you can receive services from more than one TV region, your receiver will allocate these services in the 800s.




Footnotes:
Local TV areas:  See the local TV page for more local TV locations. 

BBC Red Button+: Press Red on compatible Freeview Smart TVs to access additional content from the BBC on BBC TV channels. Formerly known as "Connected Red Button".

Viewers without a compatible device will continue to access the original, standard BBC Red Button service, except on CBeebies HD and BBC News HD.



 Streamed channels: Viewers with compatible Freeview HD receivers (mostly 2013 and later models, not just Smart TVs) with at least 2 Mbps broadband connection can select extra services. These services are distributed through the internet, and broadband download limits may apply.