Aug 022017
 
CBS Drama channel number change on Sky CBS Drama has been relegated to the bottom of Sky’s entertainment section. The home of dramas such as Bad Girls and CSI: Miami appears to have lost its previous high EPG slot which put the channel together with its sister services. Effective 1st August, CBS Drama has moved [...]
Jul 282017
 
Sky VIP offers rewards to loyal customers Sky is launching a new VIP service, giving loyal Sky subscribers preferential access to some services, priority customer service and freebies. Sky is launching the loyalty scheme, the first in the TV and broadband sector, as it looks to reward some of its longest-standing customers amid growing competition [...]
Jul 272017
 
Premier League Wins New Stream Blocking Injunction The High Court has issued a ‘blocking order’ that will cut off online streams for people who are illegally watching Premier League football matches. It comes after the Premier League was awarded a High Court blocking order for the forthcoming 2017-18 season. Dubbed the ‘biggest ever crackdown’ on [...]
Jul 272017
 
BBC announces details of its free-to-air US PGA coverage As mentioned in our previous post (http://www.satandpcguy.com/2017/07/19/bbc-wins-rights-to-us-pga-championship/ ) , the BBC has announces details of its free-to-air US PGA coverage. The new BBC deal for this year’s US PGA Championships comes after Sky lost the rights to the Golfing event earlier this month. Having obtained the [...]
Jul 232017
 
Kodi Security Risk Emerges After TVAddons Shutdown From : torrentfreak Three domains previously operated by defunct Kodi addons site TVAddons have been transferred to a law firm in Canada. Security implications cannot be ignored. According to a Kodi Project Manager, a third party in control of these domains could potentially do whatever they wanted to [...]
Jul 222017
 
EU Content Portability rules now in place Rules surrounding the right of the consumer to view pay-TV content in any European territory have been officially approved. Regulation (EU) 2017/1128 entered into law on Thursday and will become officially enforceable as of March 20, 2018. It means EU citizens can use online services such as Netflix, [...]
Jul 222017
 
EU “Content portability” rules now in place Rules surrounding the right of the consumer to view pay-TV content in any European territory have been officially approved. Regulation (EU) 2017/1128 entered into law on Thursday and will become officially enforceable as of March 20, 2018. It means EU citizens can use online services such as Netflix, [...]
Jul 192017
 
BBC wins rights to US PGA Championship Reports in the Guardian suggest the BBC has won the race for live UK coverage of the US PGA Championship in a shock deal which could be announced before the end of this week. The Guardian revealed last week that Sky Sports had lost live rights to the [...]
Jul 182017
 
Sky channel number changes due to Sky Sports relaunch Sky has today completed a reshuffle of entertainment and sports channels, due to the changes to the Sky Sports channels The following changes have been made to Sky’s channel line-up in the UK today: ENTERTAINMENT GENRE Sky Sports Mix has moved to channel 121/287. The channel [...]
Jul 182017
 
Dave and Home are to launch on the free-to-air satellite service Freesat, giving Freesat users access to all of UKTV’s free channels for the first time. From 1st August 2017, Dave will be available on Freesat channel 157, with Home appearing on channel 166. Dave is one of the UK’s most-watched non-PSB channels and hosts [...]
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