ITV4 now on Freeview Light transmitters: retune needed for all Freeview homes
If you have Freeview Light
If you have full Freeview number
However, older boxes can get "confused" when a channel moves between multiplexes. This is because they don't know to "release" the 24 slot first, and finding the "new" ITV4 will stick it on 824 or the first free number between 800 and 899.
If you have this problem, the solution is to follow this:
Why ITV4 and not ITV3 (or ITVbe)
ITV3 is a popular channel (the best of ITV archive), ITV4 does contain a considerable amount of live sport (such as the Tour De France). Also ITV3 is available on the PSB3 multiplex in the Channel Islands
Why have +1 channels on the Freeview Light transmitters?
The main reason is that only PSB2 is designed for ITV advertising: if ITV+1 was on a commercial multiplex it wouldn't be able to have the correct local adverts. This is required for "Contract Rights Renewal remedy (the CRR remedy)" - http://licensing.ofcom.org.uk/tv-broadcast-licences/other-issues/contract-rights-renewal - which has been put in place because ITV channel dominates the UK television adverts market due to the exceptional number of viewers.
Hi there, could you please tell me why my tv has gone to "no signal" while I was watching "The Dog Rescuers", this is on Channel 54. I then checked channel 61 where I am catching Tenko at the moment and that also has no signal, Channel 20 which I like to watch old sitcomes on is the same. , I retuned and now find that these particular channels have completely disappeared from the list. It seems that Freeview channels are just being gradually removed, and I have to say that what is left does not interest me at all. Having grown up without tv I find this constant removal and switching channels around quite annoying and could easily give up tv watching altogether! I have done it in the past and am reaching the point of no teturn. Could someone please enlighten me. Thank you
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Julia Wood: Retuning was the worst thing to do as you've now deleted a bunch of channels which were correctly tuned to begin with. The channels you mention have not been removed from any transmitter. Please provide a full postcode so that we can see which transmitter you're using, where you are in relation to it and your predicted coverage etc. Without the information we can only offer generic advice such as to check for any loose or damaged cables and connections behind your TV etc.
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