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CBeebies is the most loved pre-school channel in the UK, with a rich mix of quality programmes from storytelling to natural history, from science to drama to inspire our youngest viewers. Entertaining and educational, it's learning through play every day.

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Below is a list of all the television and radio channels that you can watch in the UK using one of the free services: DAB (for radio), Freeview, Sky No Card - Sky without a viewing card (Freesat from Sky (or fSfS)) and Freesat.. Where a channel can be watched for free, the channel number is listed below. In addition, if you can watch (or listen) immediately online, press the button in the "web" column.

As some channels are exclusive to one service alone, you may need to get receive more than one service to get all the channels you want. The coverage for Freeview differs too - those channels not provided by the public service "Freeview Light" transmitters the current coverage shown thus (54%), taken from Connected Nations Report 2017: Data analysis'

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Regional content: National channel with no regional content or variations. For full details of broadcaster contacts, see the link icon CBeebies page.

Official site: See the link icon CBeebies website.

From Wikipedia: The brand was first launched on 11 February 2002.1 The channel has won a number of significant awards. The international CBeebies channel is advert-free and wholly owned by BBC Worldwide. The first international launch for the CBeebies channel was in India in May 2007. - link icon read more about CBeebies on wikipedia (summary by Clipped).

Freeview multiplex: CBeebies is on multiplex PSB1 in england flagscotland flagnorthernireland flagwales flag.

Wednesday, 14 December 2011

5:55 PM

jones: Cbeebies is on the Dish Network (USA), channel 848

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Briantist's 38,906 posts GB flag
Friday, 27 April 2012
6:41 PM

Hi. I live in the North East (we've not switched over yet) and have a freeview box.
When the weather's bad, the BBC channels are usually the first to start blocking or disappear completely, with Cbeebies taking the lead.
Is there a reason why the BBC channels disappear first and will this disruption continue to occur in bad weather when the digital switchover occurs? Many thanks.

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PurpleV's 2 posts GB flag
Dave Lindsay

6:54 PM

PurpleV: The increase in power will hopefully be enough.

If you are receiving from Bilsdale Moor, then the transmission power of the BBC signal is lower than that of ITV1, C4 etc. Also there is engineering works going on at all the transmitters that currently transmit Freeview and this is in preparation for switchover.

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Dave Lindsay's 5,724 posts GB flag
8:19 PM

DL thanks for your reply.
My nearest transmitter is Pontop Pike, but I assume the same thing applies.
I'll wait and see what happens in September and hope it doesn't rain in the meantime!

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PurpleV's 2 posts GB flag
Dave Lindsay

8:38 PM

PurpleV: From Pontop Pike all channels are on the same power. There is engineering work there too.

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Dave Lindsay's 5,724 posts GB flag
Tuesday, 1 May 2012
Mark Fletcher

6:42 PM

A lot of spammers on this page.

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Mark Fletcher's 673 posts GB flag
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Saturday, 19 May 2012
Wednesday, 12 September 2012
7:12 PM
Bury St. Edmunds

Hi - I'm in Barton Mills, Suffolk, IP28 6AR. For the last week or so cbeebies channel keeps breaking up. Anyone know why? I've tried retuning but didn't help. Thanks.

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Zoe's 1 post GB flag
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Saturday, 22 September 2012
10:19 AM

i havent got channel 71 i have retuned my freeview many times and stil havent got it. it has just disappeared please can someone help me get it back its not easy with an 8 month old who loves mr tumbull.

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Monday, 2 September 2013
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