Archive Stories: June, 2011

BBC iPlayer comes to BT Vision

June 23rd, 2011 in BT Vision, Catch-up TV

The full version of the BBC iPlayer is now, finally, available on BT Vision. BT Vision customers can now access the library of recentĀ  TV content from the BBC, plus loads of BBC radio shows from their BT Vision box. Vision customers have been able to access some BBC catch-up content before, but until this […]

Sky to launch Sky Go

June 21st, 2011 in Catch-up TV, Internet TV, Sky Digital

Sky is set to launch a new service, Sky Go, on the 6th of July 2011 The service will pull together Sky’s TV-over-Internet service Sky Player, with its mobile TV offering, allowing existing Sky customers to be able to watch live TV on their desktop and laptop computers, as well as on smartphones and tablet […]

Freeview Interference Forecast from 2013

June 21st, 2011 in Digital Switchover, Digital TV, Freeview

Up to 760,000 homes in the UK may find that they start to experience interference to Freeview from 2013, according to a report from OfCom. As you’re probably aware, the UK Digital Switchover is set to be complete by the end of 2012. Once this has been done, a part of the spectrum that was […]

SeeSaw To Shut or Be Sold

June 21st, 2011 in Catch-up TV, Internet TV

If you’re not aware of the name Seesaw, it’s an online TV service that lets you watch TV shows from the BBC, Channel 4 and Five, for free. And the future of SeeSaw is in the balance. The service, which offers 3,500 hours of free to view TV content, first launched in 2010. It was […]

Sky TV – Top Offer until 23 June

June 20th, 2011 in Sky Digital

An offer flash for anyone thinking of taking out Sky’s TV service in the coming weeks. Sky’s just started to run a pretty impressive offer, and it’s only available if you order online before midnight this Thursday, the 23rd June 2011. Sky HD Offer: A free Sky+ HD set-top box Free installation and setup A […]

Freeview in Scotland Gains BBC Alba but Loses BBC Radio

June 17th, 2011 in Freeview, Freeview Channels

On the 8th of June 2011, the Gaelic-language TV service BBC Alba launched on the Freeview platform. The station, which launched in 2008, has previously been available to Sky and Virgin viewers, is now available from Freeview transmitters in Scotland, and can be found on Freeview Channel 8. The channel’s normal broadcasting hours are 5pm […]

Argos Catalogue Now On Your Telly

June 16th, 2011 in Digital TV, Sky Digital

Argos, famous for its laminated books of dreams, has just launched a TV service. Argos TV launched at 7pm on Wednesday the 15 June 2011. The channel is currently available on Sky (channel 642), as well as online via the Argos website At launch, Argos TV is a 24 hours a day service, but it’s […]

New Freeview Channel: Really

June 15th, 2011 in Freeview, Freeview Channels

We’re shortly to see a new Freeview channel appear, and for once it’s not a shopping channel or a Babestation service. Really! TV company UKTV already offers Dave and Yesterday on Freeview, and it has just announced that it will soon be adding ‘Really‘ to the lineup. Really will join the Freeview lineup from the […]