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How to Watch: LONDON LIVE

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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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LONDON LIVE live_tv   8 (54%)    

Local content: This is a local TV service.

Official site: See the link icon LONDON LIVE website.

From Wikipedia: It also gives up-and-coming talent a chance to make their mark on a 1000-strong audience by performing live. The series is shot in HD and combines live performances from some of the worlds leading music artists with exclusive interviews. The show began as The Album Chart Show on 4 March 2006. - link icon read more about LONDON LIVE on wikipedia (summary by Clipped).

Freeview multiplex: LONDON LIVE is on a special local multiplex broadcasting only to the London area.

Wednesday, 27 March 2019
2:22 PM

London Live TV has now expanded its coverage via the Hemel Hempstead relay. Anyone receiving from this relay in Hemel Hempstead or St.Albans can now retune & will find LL TV on Freeview channel 8. The coverage does NOT extend to Watford, & is at a lower power (200 watts as opposed to 2kW) than the other muxes radiated from this mast.

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gtibb's 20 posts GB flag
Tuesday, 4 June 2019
6:05 PM

how can i watch london live on my tablet
thanking you so much

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sat's 1 post GB flag
Saturday, 7 December 2019
Ruth Tenne
12:52 PM

for the past few days my Freeview built in TV has very bad reception and I could not get London Live (Channel 8). I called Freeview's but my complaint was dismissed off-hand. I was also told that my transmitter is Crystal Palace and work on this transmitter by Freeview has ended in 2018.
In fact my transmitter is at Alexandra palace - as I was informed by Freeview's engineer in the past.

If , indeed Freeview is a responsible company , as they claim , they ought to send their engineer to check the signal interference on my TV and retune it if needed .

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Ruth Tenne's 2 posts GB flag

3:07 PM

Ruth Tenne: Please see my reply to your other post on the My Freeview box has no EPG, is blank on FIVE, ITV3, ITV4, ITV2+ page.

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StevensOnln1's 3,645 posts GB flag

6:30 PM

Ruth Tenne:

As StevensOnln1 says, see his reply to your other post. When you reply there, apart from the full postcode he's requested, it will also be helpful if you could say what direction your aerial is pointing in, using compass points as accurately as you can ie. is it pointing eg. say SW or more S of SW, or say N of NW, or say slightly W of S, etc. etc.

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Chris.SE's 4,229 posts GB flag
Tuesday, 10 December 2019
Nicholas Anderson

9:04 AM

Surely London Live TV should cover Watford as it is considered to be psrt pf the greater London area and as such should be covered by one of the local transmitters.

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Nicholas Anderson's 158 posts GB flag

12:07 PM

Nicholas Anderson:

Whilst ideally that should be the case, it's a commercial decision by the individual broadcaster as to how/where their channels are broadcast. It might be worth noting that quite a few "local" stations are not huge profit making operations, quite the reverse, a number have gone out of business and been taken over in recent times and broadcast less hours of locally made content than they ambitiously attempted to do at start-up.

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Chris.SE's 4,229 posts GB flag
Saturday, 14 December 2019
11:35 PM

London Live operates at low power (30kW) compared to the other multiplexes from Crystal Palace (200kW) as these services use spare interleaved frequencies that are used elsewhere & must not cause interference.

London Live also broadcasts from Hemel Hempstead at 200 watts, but again due to the frequency allocated the transmissions can only be aimed at Hemel & St. Albans.

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Gtibb's 20 posts GB flag
Wednesday, 6 May 2020
10:25 AM

saw programme on on London Live about Putin last night (5th) and have recommended to a friend. Is it possible to get it back? B.Pearce

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B.Pearce's 1 post GB flag

6:20 PM


They have a YouTube channel as well as the website Home - London Live
I couldn't spot anything, but you are probably best asking the broadcaster, see the "Contact Us" on the website.

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Chris.SE's 4,229 posts GB flag
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