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Oct 232021
 

The post Subtitles on Channel 4 returning soon….for some appeared first on The Sat and TV Guy - UK TV in Spain.

Channel 4 has said that subtitles will soon be restored to several platforms and high-profile programmes, like The Great British Bake Off and The Last Leg, after weeks-long disruption, the we reported HERE. Channel 4 have said that “intensive engineering work” will mean that live text subtitles would begin to return for viewers on Sky, [...]

Oct 112021
 

The post UK TV Problems in the UK in 2021 appeared first on The Sat and TV Guy - UK TV in Spain.

UK TV Problems in the UK in 2021 In recent weeks, the UK has been hit by a number of situations that has caused all sorts of TV reception issues on most platforms (satellite, terrestrial, cable). Most viewers will be unaware of the problems, but there have been clues. But here is a quick rundown [...]

Sep 192021
 

The post Satellite TV Solar Outage Time Again – October 2021 appeared first on The Sat and TV Guy - UK TV in Spain.

Satellite Solar Outage Time Again – October 2021 It is that time of year again when the Sun / Solar Outage can affect the power of satellite signals your satellite dish is receiving, resulting in a loss of some of the more weaker UK TV channels. This is information for people who may be experiencing [...]

Sep 112021
 

The post Emma Raducanu’s US Open final will be shown live on FREE-TO-AIR appeared first on The Sat and TV Guy - UK TV in Spain.

Emma Raducanu’s US Open final will be shown live on FREE-TO-AIR TV tonight (Saturday 11th September 2021)  after Channel 4 sealed a last-minute deal with Amazon Prime. Amazon Prime will share its live coverage of Emma Raducanu’s US Open final against Leylah Fernandez with Channel 4 on Saturday evening The broadcasters held talks through the [...]

Sep 032021
 

The post CNN no longer on Freesat appeared first on The Sat and TV Guy - UK TV in Spain.

CNN is no longer available on Freesat. Not only has Freesat not had access to the free to air HD version of CNN for the last few months, but today CNN has been removed from Freesat. Although, at the time of writing, CNN is still “free to air” and available on FTA receivers, and even [...]

Aug 312021
 

The post A reminder of the Sky channel changes from the 1st September 2021 appeared first on The Sat and TV Guy - UK TV in Spain.

Below is a easy to use table showing the new Sky channels, and the new Sky channel numbers that will come into effect on the 1st September 2021. Your Sky box will automatically update with the new channels Channel Name New channel number Old channel number (where applicable) Sky Showcase HD 106 Replaces Sky One [...]

Jul 282021
 

The post Sky channel changes from 1st September 2021 – goodbye Sky One appeared first on The Sat and TV Guy - UK TV in Spain.

Sky will be making some changes to their channel portfolio from the 1st September 2021. As part of this rebrand, Sky One will close after some 39 years, and be replaced by Sky Showcase, and also launching Sky Max. The Sky Showcase channel, a linear only (ie not available “on demand”) main event channel that [...]

Jun 102021
 

The post Freesat 4K Box software update June 2021 appeared first on The Sat and TV Guy - UK TV in Spain.

The June 2021 Software Release (5.4.1.p7_ui_1.3.8) is now available and will be automatically installed on Freesat 4K TV Boxes. The updates adds a few new features, and some fixes… but not a fix for the HDR problem, which i understand is more of a hardware issue than a software issue! New features – BBC Connected [...]

May 292021
 

The post Channel Rescan for Ferguson Arvia satellite receivers appeared first on The Sat and TV Guy - UK TV in Spain.

Channel Rescan for Ferguson Arvia satellite receivers A guide to how to scan for channels on a Ferguson Ariva satellite receiver. This is useful for when channels change frequencies, as this box will NOT automatically update to the new frequencies. (This is annoying, as some installers sold these Ferguson Ariva boxes as Freesat boxes, which [...]

May 272021
 

The post BBC Red Button Streams for Summer 2021 appeared first on The Sat and TV Guy - UK TV in Spain.

BBC Red Button Streams for Summer 2021 As usual, the BBC will be launching some extra “Red Button” streams on satellite TV over the summer. These “pop up” channels allow the BBC to show a bit more Sport over the summer months, including multiple Wimbledon courts. The stream have now appeared on satellite for tests [...]