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Jul 012020
 

The post Freesports HD has left Freesat. appeared first on The Sat and PC Guy - UK TV in Spain - UK Satellite TV - TV in Spain - UK TV Costa Blanca - Online UK TV.

Freesports HD has left Freesat. According to reports, Freesports HD has been removed from the Freesat programme guide, apparently due to disputes over fees – although this has not been confirmed by either party. The Freesports channel is still broadcasting, and is still on the Sky guide. But if you are a Freesat user, then [...]

Jun 302020
 

The post Sky to close three SD movie channels in move to go HD only distribution appeared first on The Sat and PC Guy - UK TV in Spain - UK Satellite TV - TV in Spain - UK TV Costa Blanca - Online UK TV.

Sky are to close three Standard Definition “Sky Cinema” channels, in a move seen to be towards HD only distribution in the UK. The three Sky Cinema channels set to cease SD broadcasts from the end of June 2020 are : Sky Cinema Select , Sky Cinema Hits and Sky Cinema Sci-fi/Horror. This means that [...]

Jun 302020
 

The post Travel Channel removed from Sky EPG appeared first on The Sat and PC Guy - UK TV in Spain - UK Satellite TV - TV in Spain - UK TV Costa Blanca - Online UK TV.

The Travel Channel has been removed from the Sky EPG today by channel operators Discovery. This has meant a few Discovery channel number changes: Travel Channel removed (178) Discovery History 171 > 177 Discovery Home & Health 177 > 178 Discovery History +1 Move 271 > 277 Discovery Home & Health +1 277 > 278 [...]

Jun 302020
 

The post Is Virgin Media “cardsharing” about to end, and will it impact your IPTV? appeared first on The Sat and PC Guy - UK TV in Spain - UK Satellite TV - TV in Spain - UK TV Costa Blanca - Online UK TV.

Earlier this month, some Virgin Media users have been sent a letter to tell them that their current Virgin Media box they are using to access Virgin Media (and therefore Sky UK) pay channels will soon no longer be able to be used for pay tv channels. They will be issued with a free upgrade [...]

Jun 262020
 

The post Disney channels set to leave Sky and Virgin soon appeared first on The Sat and PC Guy - UK TV in Spain - UK Satellite TV - TV in Spain - UK TV Costa Blanca - Online UK TV.

Reports suggest that the Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior will close in September 2020 on both Sky and Virgin TV services, as carriage agreements stall, and renewal looks unlikely. The content from these three channels will be moved to Disney+, the newly launched subscription streaming service. “From 1 October, Disney+ will become the [...]

Jun 232020
 

The post Spanish TV changes coming soon appeared first on The Sat and PC Guy - UK TV in Spain - UK Satellite TV - TV in Spain - UK TV Costa Blanca - Online UK TV.

In the next few weeks some Spanish TV channels will be changing frequencies. Due to the selling off of some of the TV range of terrestrial frequencies for 5g data services, Spanish TV channels on those frequencies are having to move to new frequencies. So the channels in the  700-800 MHz range will be switched [...]

Jun 232020
 

The post Sky Cinema announces new channel available to all customers appeared first on The Sat and PC Guy - UK TV in Spain - UK Satellite TV - TV in Spain - UK TV Costa Blanca - Online UK TV.

Sky Cinema will be launching its very own animation channel next month. Sky Cinema Animation will be available from July 23 2020. Sky Cinema Animation will be available to all customers at no extra charge. Sky Cinema Animation will be showing family-friendly favourites (and their sequels) such as The Angry Birds Movie 2, The Secret [...]

Jun 222020
 

The post Free F1 on German RTL to end appeared first on The Sat and PC Guy - UK TV in Spain - UK Satellite TV - TV in Spain - UK TV Costa Blanca - Online UK TV.

After this year’s season, RTL will end its live transmissions of Formula 1 races, which the German broadcaster has been showing on free-TV since 1991. “The competition for the TV rights has changed, the market has partly overheated and thus left the quite ambitious, yet economically justifiable framework that we have set for ourselves,” said [...]

Jun 182020
 

The post Premier League fixtures on UK TV in July appeared first on The Sat and PC Guy - UK TV in Spain - UK Satellite TV - TV in Spain - UK TV Costa Blanca - Online UK TV.

Premier League fixtures on UK TV in July The next batch of Premier League matches taking place in July, and which channels they will be on has been announced. Matches will be shown on pay TV (Sky Sports and BT Sports), with a number of games being shown free on BBC, Amazon Prime (also via [...]

Jun 172020
 

The post Pick TV : Free Premier League matches, with some caveats appeared first on The Sat and PC Guy - UK TV in Spain - UK Satellite TV - TV in Spain - UK TV Costa Blanca - Online UK TV.

Sky will show 25 of their allocation of 69 matches on its Pick TV channel. Pick TV is their “free to air” channel, available on Sky and Freesat receivers. And for the football, they have launched Pick in HD. However, rights issues means a few changes. Sky HD box users will be allocated Pick HD [...]