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Saturday, 20 June 2015
Apostolos Karatolios
2:56 PM

Hello I am from Greece. I watch this moment your great channel.

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Tuesday, 22 December 2015
Ermias kidane
2:43 AM

Hellow i am from uk. I watch ur great channel every day i like it and love it

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Ermias kidane's 2 posts GB
Ermias kidane
2:45 AM

Chilled tv is so nice to me and i will keep wacthing it

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Ermias kidane's 2 posts GB
Sunday, 28 February 2016
Free channels
10:52 PM

There are receivers you can buy that work of a normal sky dish you can get sky channels for free . You have to have a Internet connection but it uses a miniscule amout of data.I think your all missing a trick here.if you require any information please email me.

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Free channels's 1 post GB
Wednesday, 4 January 2017
Mrs Hodson.
3:07 PM

TV reception lost 3 times in an hour, for at least two houses in my road. It is back now, but for how long. Is there any fault at the transmitter. There is never any explanation given. Also, no phone number to be able to speak to someone.
Wee live on Hadlow Road Tonbridge TN104LR

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Mrs Hodson.'s 1 post GB
4:36 PM

Mrs Hodson. :

There is no problem currently reported for your local transmitter. It could be a purely local aberation. DO NOT RETUNE your equipment and advise others nearby the same.

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MikeP's 1,987 posts Gold Gold GB
4:43 PM

Free Channels:

We are not missing any tricks. We contributors know that any Freesat set top box will receive all the free-to-air programming offered via that medium. Likewise we are fully aware that using a Sky box without a subscription still shows all the free-to-air programmes as well. Similarly, Freeview equipment shows all the free-to-air programmes available. However, there is a regulatory requirement for any receiving and watching any UK TV services, even if using a 'catch-up' service, to have a TV licence which costs ?145.50 per year.

Note also that Freesat, Freeview and Sky boxes used this way do not have to have an internet connection at all, but having such allows access to some of the catch-up services. Some equipment does use an internet connection, such as BT TV and NOW TV, use both an internet and an off-air method. You have to pay for BT TV at a cost of at least ?5 per month.

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MikeP's 1,987 posts Gold Gold GB
Monday, 13 November 2017
11:25 AM Haverfordwest

Why do I only get the most basic channels, about 10 and associated HD and +1 channels?

I would like to receive ITV3, I get 1,2 and 4, which I rarely watch. I would also like Drama. Both of these are available easily elsewhere.

Thank you

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Frederica's 5 posts GB
Frederica's: Freeview map terrain plot frequency data R&TI Service digitaluk trade DAB coverage
2:09 PM

Frederica : because you local transmitter is a 'light' transmitter, and the commercial channels have no interest in broadcasting to you - your just too small a market to make it worth it.

You could try another transmitter, or just get Freesat.

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MikeB's 2,514 posts Platinum Platinum GB
Monday, 23 April 2018
Nick Anderson, Southsea
9:46 AM

The problem with local TV in the UK unlike in the US is that the stations are not affiliated to one of the major networks thereby meaning that they are not financially able to broadcast live events and news where it is taking place with a reporter on the spot. This can only be solved by either local advertising or a subsidy from one of the two networks in the UK who regularly broadcast regional news or a combination of both. When put into effect live local news would in itself attract higher viewing figures which should translate to local advertising.

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Nick Anderson, Southsea's 74 posts Bronze Bronze GB
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