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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: analogue, 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: Channel 3 network for adverts and regional news. See ITV, UTV and STV regions - overview map - interactive maps. . For full details of broadcaster contacts, see the link icon ITV (SD) page.

Official site: See the link icon ITV (SD) website.

From Wikipedia: The ITV1 brand was introduced by Carlton and Granada in 2001, alongside the regional identities of their eleven regional companies. However in line with other terrestrial channels, ITV1's audience share has fallen in the era of multi-channel television. ITV existed in a region-heavy form from its inception to the 2000s, although the switch was gradual. - link icon read more about ITV (SD) on wikipedia (summary by Clipped).

Freeview multiplex: ITV (SD) is on multiplex PSB2 in england flagEngland .

Friday, 24 January 2020
5:02 PM

Hi, for a few months now iv been having a problem with my tv where sometimes it has perfect signal to all channels and others it completely loses channels just off the bat. I have retuned, then woke up the next day and almost all my channels are gone again. The ones I really struggle to get seem to be ITV (3), Channel 4 and channel 5, also all of the plus channels (ITV+1) and so on. I have installed a complete new ariel, followed tutorials on retuning my tv and manually tuning but none of it seems to be working. I have found my transmission tower, but no idea how to imput this. I have a Samsung tv with built in freeview, it is not a smart tv. I really just need help with this. Someone suggested it could be that I have a video player still attatched o my tv but I have found that removing this doesnt really help. We have had a booster ariel and a new ariel put in and still I am loosing channels and when they are gone they take days to come back.

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Jordan's 1 post GB
Sunday, 26 January 2020

12:55 AM


We need a full postcode to look at the predicted reception at your location and which transmitters and multiplexes you might reliably receive. Which transmitter do you think you are receiving?

Can you tell us exactly what aerial you installed? Did you replace the coax downlead?

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Chris.SE's 1,436 posts GB
Tuesday, 21 April 2020
Bob Milton
8:23 PM

Unable to receive any ITV channels BBC. OK
Tried all types of retuning
Problem only recent although break up and pixalating experienced in the past
Tv shows good signal strength
Any answers to this problem much appreciated

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Bob Milton's 1 post GB

8:39 PM

Bob Milton:

Without and idea of where you are - full postcode needed - and which transmitter(s) you are predicted to receive, we can't answer the question. Retuning when you have lost signal is a bad idea as it just clears the correct tuning.
I assume you are talking about ITV SD channels, and you can still get ITV1 HD?
Many transmitters have Planned Engineering, there maybe Weak Signal or Service Interruptions and without further information we can't solve the problem.

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Chris.SE's 1,436 posts GB
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