Jul 072018
 
Paramount Network UK now available Paramount Network UK, featuring a schedule heavy with US drama and movies, started transmission on the 4th July. On Freeview and YouView, Paramount Network launched on channel 57. On Sky, Paramount Network’s launch on channel 159 Freesat and Virgin Media customers have missed out on the launch altogether. However, although [...]
Jun 302018
 
Some IPTV / Streaming Top Tips Sometimes the old “reboot your router and box” works magic!!! Q: “I am having buffering issues with channels. What is happening ?” A: First, check your internet connection or router and restart it. Check your MAG IPTV box, and restart it. Increase the buffer in your MAG IPTV box. [...]
Jun 302018
 
Recommended Internet Speeds for IPTV IPTV and streaming is fast becoming the major way of watching TV, with satellite TV still way out in front. But for some people their internet provider does not provide the required speeds for the internet TV services. Low internet speeds can mean low resolutions and buffering and freezing. So [...]
Jun 272018
 
BBC Wimbledon Red Button streams activated The BBC has activated extra red button streams to provide coverage from Wimbledon. We reported earlier ( https://www.satandpcguy.com/2018/06/13/bbc-red-button-streams-summer-2018/ ) that the service was testing, but they have now been activated on Sky boxes. Sky viewers can find the extra Red Button streams between channels 980 and 986, including a [...]
Jun 272018
 
Motorsport TV returns to Sky boxes Motorsport TV has announced its return to Sky after a “technical issue” kept it off the platform for more than a week. As we reported last week ( https://www.satandpcguy.com/2018/06/20/motorsport-tv-removed-from-skys-epg/ ) Motorsport TV was suddenly and without warning removed form the Sky programme guide. The channel is available once more [...]
Jun 212018
 
Wimbledon in UHD on SkyQ The BBC has confirmed that Sky Q users will be able to access UHD/4K coverage from this year’s Wimbledon tournament, although there will be no support for HDR. Sky Q users will be able to access UHD coverage of the men’s and ladies singles semi-finals and finals.
Jun 202018
 
Motorsport.tv removed from Skys EPG Motorsport.tv has been removed from Sky channel 429. It is thought that this is only temporary. A message from Motorsport.tv says “Apologies, we are currently experiencing technical difficulties on Sky, but should be running again shortly.” The channel is still running, albeit not via the Sky EPG. If you want [...]
Jun 162018
 
BeIN Sports (MENA) bows to pressure by opening up some World Cup coverage Qatar’s beIN Media Group has made 22 matches from the 2018 Fifa World Cup available via its free-to-air channels in the Middle East and North Africa following pressure over access to the national team football tournament from multiple markets in the region. [...]