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List of TV channels and radio stations no longer broadcasting on Freeview, Freesat or Sky No Card

This is a list of channels that are no longer broadcast on free-to-air television. Some channels have become subscription (such as Sky Sports News), others continue in another form (S4C Clirlun is still broadcast in standard definition) and some still broadcast on DAB or analogue radio (such as Kismat Radio). Of course, some just went bust (like Setanta Sports). Older channels are listed on the History - page.

Main TV standard-definiton channels closed on digital TV

(RTÉjr simulcast)
(RTÉ1 +1 simulcast)  Wikipedia
4seven HD  Media UK  Wikipedia
5Action +1  Media UK  Wikipedia
5Spike  Wikipedia
5Spike +1  Wikipedia
Active Channel  Wikipedia
B4  Media UK  Wikipedia
B4U Music
Baby Channel  Media UK  Wikipedia
BEN TV  Wikipedia
BET +1  Media UK  Wikipedia
BET International  Media UK  Wikipedia
Bliss  Media UK  Wikipedia
Body in Balance  Wikipedia
Box Upfront  Wikipedia
BT Showcase HD  Wikipedia
BT Sport  Wikipedia
BT Sport 1  Wikipedia
Bubble Hits  Wikipedia
Business Channel  Media UK  Wikipedia
Buz Muzik  Media UK  Wikipedia
Capital TV  Wikipedia
CBS Action +1  Media UK  Wikipedia
CBS Justice +1  Media UK  Wikipedia
CGTN  Media UK  Wikipedia
Challenge +1  Media UK  Wikipedia
Channel Aka  Wikipedia
CITV  Media UK  Wikipedia
Classic Hits
Classic Hits MCR
CNC English  Wikipedia
Country Music Entertainment
Edge Media  Wikipedia
ENews Channel Africa
ESPN UK  Wikipedia
FAB TV  Wikipedia
Fame TV  Media UK
Fashion One  Wikipedia
Film 24  Wikipedia
Fire Hit TV  Wikipedia
Fitness TV  Media UK
Fizz  Media UK  Wikipedia
Flaunt  Media UK  Wikipedia
Flava  Media UK  Wikipedia
Forces TV  Wikipedia
Front Runner 2
Front Runner TV
G.O.L.D.  Wikipedia
Genesis  Wikipedia
Greatest Hits TV  Wikipedia
Heart TV  Media UK  Wikipedia
Hi TV  Wikipedia
Hi-Impact TV
Home and Leisure  Wikipedia
Horse and Country TV  Media UK  Wikipedia
Information TV +1
Irish TV  Media UK
Just Fabulous TV
Klear TV  Wikipedia
Legal TV  Media UK  Wikipedia
Loaded TV  Wikipedia
Luxury Life  Media UK  Wikipedia
Luxury Life HD
Massive R+B  Wikipedia
More 4 +2  Wikipedia
Motors TV  Wikipedia
Movies4Men  Media UK  Wikipedia
Movies4Men +1  Media UK  Wikipedia
Movies4Men 2  Media UK  Wikipedia
Movies4Men 2 +1  Media UK  Wikipedia
MyTV  Media UK  Wikipedia
Nollywood Movies
OBE  Media UK  Wikipedia
OH TV  Wikipedia
Open Access  Media UK  Wikipedia
Open Access 2  Wikipedia
Open Access 3  Wikipedia
Overseas Property  Media UK  Wikipedia
Passion TV  Media UK
PBS America +1  Media UK
PopGirl +1  Media UK  Wikipedia
Premier Sports 1 HD
Press TV  Wikipedia
Property TV  Wikipedia
Property TV +2  Wikipedia
Property TV +3  Wikipedia
Real Estate TV  Media UK  Wikipedia
Real Madrid TV  Wikipedia
Republic Bharat
Retro Movies
Retro TV  Media UK  Wikipedia
Rockworld TV  Media UK  Wikipedia
Rok Sky +1
RT  Media UK  Wikipedia
RT HD  Media UK  Wikipedia
S4C Clirlun  Wikipedia
Scuzz  Wikipedia
Setanta Sports  Wikipedia
Setanta Sports News  Wikipedia
Shop Now
ShowBiz TV  Wikipedia
ShowBiz TV +1  Wikipedia
Showcase 3  Media UK
Sky Mix +1  Media UK  Wikipedia
Sky Sports 1  Wikipedia
Sky Sports 2  Wikipedia
Sky Sports News  Wikipedia
Smash Hits TV  Media UK  Wikipedia
Solent TV  Wikipedia
Sony Crime Channel  Media UK  Wikipedia
Sony Crime Channel +1  Wikipedia
Spotlight TV
Starz  Wikipedia
Summer Hits TV
TBC  Wikipedia
TBC 16
TCM (not free)
TeleG  Wikipedia
The Africa Channel  Media UK  Wikipedia
The Africa Channel +1  Media UK  Wikipedia
Total Country
Trace Latina  Media UK  Wikipedia
Trace Urban  Media UK  Wikipedia
Travel Channel  Media UK  Wikipedia
Travel Channel +1  Media UK  Wikipedia
Trends TV
True Christmas 1  Media UK  Wikipedia
True Crime +1  Wikipedia
True Entertainment +1  Media UK  Wikipedia
True Movies  Media UK  Wikipedia
True Movies +1  Media UK  Wikipedia
truTV  Wikipedia
truTV +1  Wikipedia
TTV2  Wikipedia
TV Cruise Channel  Wikipedia
Vintage TV  Media UK  Wikipedia
Voxafrica  Media UK  Wikipedia
Wedding TV  Media UK  Wikipedia
Wedding TV Asia  Wikipedia
Wine TV  Media UK  Wikipedia

Radio stations closed on digital TV

Absolute 70s  Media UK  Wikipedia
Amar Radio  Media UK  Wikipedia
Amazing Radio  Media UK  Wikipedia
Amrit Bani  Media UK
Calvary Chapel Radio  Media UK  Wikipedia
Chill  Media UK  Wikipedia still on DAB
Desi Radio  Media UK
Diamond Radio  Media UK  Wikipedia
Family Radio  Media UK  Wikipedia
Gaydar Radio  Media UK  Wikipedia
Greatest Hits Radio  Media UK  Wikipedia
Kerrang!  Media UK  Wikipedia still on DAB
Kismat Radio  Media UK  Wikipedia
KISSTORY  Wikipedia still on DAB
Liberty Radio  Media UK  Wikipedia
MOJO Radio
NewsTalk  Wikipedia
Punjabi Radio  Wikipedia
Q  Wikipedia
Radio Apni Awaz  Media UK  Wikipedia
Radio Caroline  Media UK  Wikipedia still on DAB
Radio Khuskhkhabri  Wikipedia
Radio Record  Wikipedia
Rainbow Radio  Wikipedia
Real Radio Wales  Media UK  Wikipedia
Sky News Radio
Smash Hits!  Wikipedia
Solar Radio  Media UK  Wikipedia still on DAB
StarBeats Radio  Wikipedia
Sunrise Radio 1458 AM  Media UK  Wikipedia
U105  Media UK  Wikipedia
UCB Bible  Media UK  Wikipedia
UCB Gospel  Media UK  Wikipedia
UCB Inspirational  Media UK  Wikipedia
UCB Ireland  Media UK  Wikipedia
Yorkshire Radio  Wikipedia

Streamed TV and text closed on digital TV

1-2-1 Dating
Connect 1
Gay Rabbit
Holidays TV
Kingdom Europe
Kiss Chat & Date
Mail Travel TV
Proud Dating
Racing TV

Other TV channels closed on digital TV

A Plus
ABN TV  Wikipedia
ABP News
Abu Dhabi TV
ACBN International
AIT International
Argos TV
Argos TV 24/7
Bangla TV
BelieVe TV
Bid Plus
Bike Channel
Blue Ocean Network  Wikipedia
Celebrity Shop
Channel 9 UK (Bangladesh)
Channel I
Chat Box
Colors HD
Craft Extra
Determination TV
Flow TV
Gala TV
GayXchange TV
Geo Kahani
Glory TV
GN Radio
Gospel Channel
GR Shop
Grace TV Global
High Street TV 5
Hillsong Channel
Hum News
Imagine Dil Se
Jeem TV
Juwelo UK
Khalsa TV
News 18
News 18 India
NTA International
NTV UK (Bangladesh)
Ocean TV
Olive TV
Pavers Shoes TV
Peace TV English
Peace TV Urdu
Pop Player
Praise TV Network
Price Drop TV
Prime TV
Psychic Line
QVC +1
Ramadan TV
Record TV Reino Unido HD
Renault TV
Retail Therapy TV
Rishtey Cineplex
Safeer TV
Sahara One
Samaa TV
Smart Live Casino Roulette
Sony SAB TV Asia  Wikipedia
Sparkle TV
Sunrise TV
Super Casino
TGGC Outlet
Thane Stop and Shop
The Boutique
The Mall
Times Now
TJC HD  Media UK  Wikipedia
Tristar  Wikipedia
TV 5 Monde
TV 99
TV Discount Store
TV Roulette
TVC News Nigeria  +1
Twinkle TV
UK Home Shopping
Ummah Channel
UMP Stars
V Channel
Venus TV
Wellbeing Network
Zee World

Adult channels closed on digital TV

ADULT Babestn2
ADULT Playboy
ADULT redhotTV
ADULT smileTV2
ADULT Studio 66
ADULT Xpanded2
Babe Guide
Babes from TV
Bluebird 1
Bluebird 2
Bluebird 3
Bluebird 4
Chat 4 Fun
Flirt TV
Manchester TV
Playboy TV Chat
Red Light Central TV
Red Light Central TV 1
Red Light Central TV 2
Red Light Central TV 3
Red Light Central TV 4
Red Light Latinas TV
Storm Babes TV
Studio 66 TV 1
Studio 66 TV 2
Studio 66 TV 3
Studio 66 TV 4
Television X
TextMe TV
Xpanded TV 2

Sunday, 27 June 2021
Charles Stuart

10:48 PM

The LG TV just gets text on channel 100. I haven't tried 555, as I'm currently watching the Toshiba TV in my bedroom. It gets the various links you describe on channel 100. On 555 the Toshiba gets a message that the accessible TV is starting soon.

Is Amazon Fire better than Chromecast? However, I don't know if Amazon Fire supports Britbox and Discovery+.

I'll try and find a mirroring app that works.

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Charles Stuart's 159 posts GB flag
Monday, 28 June 2021

2:48 AM

Charles Stuart:

If you have HbbTV turned on, then Channels 100 & 555 should display correctly on the LG.
There are quite a few sets, your Toshiba is obviously one, that don't fully support Freeview Play and HbbTV and it's an oddity that such sets display 100 correctly but not 555, I have yet to discover why.

I'm afraid I can't help regarding Amazon Fire & Chromecast.

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Chris.SE's 4,265 posts GB flag
Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Charles Stuart

5:54 PM

With Hbb turned on 555 and 100 do work on the LG. Britbox still doesn't. I downloaded a free mirroring app but I couldn't get it to work. I phoned Britbox to see what they recommended and the customer service agent who took the call gave me the personal recommendation of using an Amazon Firestick. I bought the cheapest version at John Lewis (which was even cheaper because I work for Waitrose) and it works brilliantly.

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Charles Stuart's 159 posts GB flag

6:09 PM

Charles Stuart:

Well I'm glad you've got it resolved and thanks for the update, that's useful info.

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