Archive Stories: April, 2011

FA Cup to air in 3D

April 29th, 2011 in High Definition, Sky Digital, Sport

The 14th of May is a big day in the sporting calendar – The FA Cup Final between Manchester City and Stoke This year, it will be available to watch at home, and in selected pubs, in 3D, thanks to sports channel ESPN. A deal between ESPN and Sky will allow those with a 3D […]


Channel 4 HD finally hits Freesat

April 22nd, 2011 in FreeSat, High Definition

Despite being available on Sky, Virgin and Freeview for a while now, Channel 4 HD has finally made it onto the Freesat platform. This brings the number of channels on Freesat up to four. When Freesat launched, the only HD service on offer was the BBC HD service. ITV’s HD service launched in June 2008 (via the […]


TView Launches on Freeview

April 13th, 2011 in Digital TV, Freeview Channels

A movie service called TView has launched on Freeview. The service appears on Freeview Channel 32 (labelled as Big Deal), and is a per-per-view movie service. It runs from 6pm to 5am. The Movie lineup for Wednesday the 13th of April: Alpha & Omega, Jack Falls, Terry, Stripped Naked and Living Dead Girl. Movies are available […]


BBC Radio 7 Renames as Radio 4 Extra

April 2nd, 2011 in Freeview Channels, Radio

BBC Radio 7, the comedy and drama channel from the Beeb, renamed to BBC Radio 4 Extra today, the 2nd of April 2011. The station will continue to offer a mix of classic BBC comedy and drama, and will offer extra content to supplement the mainstream Radio 4 channel, such as extra content for fans […]