Sep 192019
 
Police raid IPTV streaming service platforms across Europe Yesterday (18/09/19) Police in Italy, the Netherlands, France, and Bulgaria raided multiple locations in an effort to shut down what they say is the back end of many illegal IPTV services. Xstream-codes.com is reportedly the company behind the software systems that run many IPTV services according to [...]
Sep 172019
 
F1 on C4 for more years as C4 and Sky extend partnership Sky and Channel 4 have announced an extension to their live sport, advertising and on-demand content partnership Following a successful 2019 season, highlights of Formula 1® and live coverage of the British Grand Prix will continue to be broadcast on Channel 4 as [...]
Sep 162019
 
BBC to switch off Red Button text service in 2020 The BBC is to switch off the news and sport text services on the TV red button early next year. The decision spells the end of reading headlines, football scores, weather, travel news and more on TV sets, 45 years after the launch of Ceefax. [...]
Sep 102019
 
La Liga UK TV rights announced Premier Sports and LaLiga have today announced a historic agreement that will see every game from Spanish top-flight LaLiga Santander broadcast in the UK and Ireland via multiple platforms through the conclusion of the 2021/22 season. Coverage will be found on La Liga TV, which will appear on the [...]
Sep 052019
 
New UK La Liga rights announcement expected soon Javier Tebas, the president of La Liga, Spain’s top-flight soccer body, has confirmed a new TV rights deal for the UK and Ireland will be signed before the next round of fixtures, which starts 13th September. Having failed to agree a long-term media rights deal before the [...]
Sep 052019
 
Good Food channel to close soon The Good Food channel is closing down on the 13th September 2019, according to new owners Discovery. Good Food programmes will moved to The Food Network, also owned by Discovery. The Good Food channels closure is all down to Good Foods new owners, Discovery, owning both channels, as a [...]
Aug 302019
 
Viacom threatening to pull its channels from Virgin Media in Carriage fee dispute Viacom, which owns Channel 5, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV and VH-1 were threatened with a blackout on Virgin Media over the weekend, due to a carriage fee dispute An on-screen messages appearing to Virgin Media UK customers on numerous channels overnight said [...]
Aug 192019
 
I am still getting one or two calls about Freesat boxes not receiving the BBC HD channels, when they used to. I did mention this back in December – https://www.satandpcguy.com/2018/12/09/recently-lost-bbc-hd-channels-on-freesat-then-read-this/ This issue was down to changes made to the BBC HD channels by the BBC back in December 2018, but some Freesat HD boxes have [...]