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Site development/ Seeing something different? We are doing A/B testing on a new Material DesignThe recent survey pointed out that mobile users were unhappy with some of the aspects of the UK Free design. To address these issues, I have created a new mobile-first design to the site. This is being shown to half of the people using the site to find out how effective the changes are.
Site development/ Please share your thoughts about UK FREE TV
Site development/ The next 50 things on UK FREE TV. What would you like to see?
Site development/ UK Free TV now uses friendly web addresses
Site development/ Best ever emails and improved menus on UK FREE TV
Site development/ Being responsive: a better layout
Site development/ Being responsive: a better layout
Site development/ Better tweeting
Site development/ Being responsive: a better menu
Site development/ 12th birthday: six improvements to UK Free TV
Podcast and Links
Podcasts/ Broadcasting Press Guild at 50, All3Media Sale, News Mags Dip
Podcasts/ Russia and Ukraine: reporting the war two years on
Links/ Advanced Television
Podcasts/ The Morning After: Why A Good Superbowl Masks Paramount's Problems
Links/ "I'll never buy one again," scream TV fans as their beloved box loses access to BBC iPlayer and Netflix within days
Links/ Plans announced for new, distinctive digital music stations as extensions for BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 3
Links/ Plans announced for new, distinctive digital music stations as extensions for BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 3
Links/ 'It's happening everywhere': Channel 4 CEO Alex Mahon on TV's deep crisis
Podcasts/ Launches Galore: BBC Stations, Freely and Sports Agents
Podcasts/ Tucker Carlson's head to head with Putin
UK Free TV More stories 223
Site development/ FIVE limited resolution in some partsIn some parts of the country FIVE is broadcasting at only 75% resolution until the middle of the month
Site development/ Telling lies? Freeview HD needs no new aerial, nor does play/record/pause
Site development/ Improvement to "Transmission frequencies" on transmitter pages
Site development/ Mobile site version - m.ukfree.tv
Site development/ All transmitters page
Site development/ Catching up to do...
Site development/ Catching up to do...
Site development/ We Say You Pay - Richard, Judy and a huge fine.
Site development/ Yorkshire, Westcountry and Border updates
Site development/ DAB links, multiplex lists and compare TV improvements
UK Free TV More stories 213
Site development/ Final mapping updates: new server, region overlaps, HTML5 radiations and pre-DSOThe mapping updates on UK Free TV have been finalised, with some new features and a dedicated new web server.
Site development/ Site colour code improvements
Site development/ Making a Pandorica out of BBC iPlayer images
Site development/ Site improvements continue to increase speed and popularity
Site development/ Digital Radio's future
Site development/ Quick access to your posts
Site development/ Quick access to your posts
Site development/ Channel 4 dumps Quiz Call
Site development/ Right... back for good this time
Site development/ Upgrade to sharing and comments on UK Free TV
UK Free TV More stories 203
Site development/ No ITV2, ITV3 or ITV in East MidlandsIt seems that there are three channels missing from Freeview multiplex 2 in the Central East area.
Site development/ BBC to close 6Music and Asian Network
Site development/ Another apology...
Site development/ Updates from "licences version 7", mixed polarity transmitters, corrections etc
Site development/ Clean-up of information on transmitter pages
Site development/ The Evolution of the Connected Home
Site development/ The Evolution of the Connected Home
Site development/ I went to school with the alleged serial killer
Site development/ All BBC channels now online
Site development/ ITV4 bitrates - an answer
UK Free TV More stories 193
Site development/ Twitter #ukfreetvA Twitter box has been added to UK Free TV!
Site development/ What will Crozier and Norman do to ITV?
Site development/ Switchover week, and FIVE on Freesat
Site development/ Can you help this poor man make up his mind about BSkyB's ITV stake?
Site development/ Transmitter symbol improvements on UK Free TV
Site development/ DAB updates
Site development/ DAB updates
Site development/ Thinking about DAB transmitter pages
Site development/ Transmitter engineering blogger
Site development/ BBC iPlayer day
UK Free TV More stories 183
Site development/ Back again after hardware problemsMy apologies to anyone who I have had to ignore in the last week.
Site development/ Would you like your comments to also have a picture?
Site development/ Blue Peter sunk by Ofcom quiz report
Site development/ No encyption for Freview HD, Freeview HD extended
Site development/ Ofcom - UK Digital Terrestrial Television Transmitter Frequency and Site Data
Site development/ Holiday 2011
Site development/ Holiday 2011
Site development/ Want to see where a point on a line of sight on a map? Click on UK Free TV!
Site development/ get_iplayer to return
Site development/ Prediction system update
UK Free TV More stories 173
Site development/ Want faster mobile access to free TV information? I have made a number of changes to the UK Free TV website to make it work better for the now quite large number of mobile devices that use the site.
Site development/ Apologies...
Site development/ Mobile site under test
Site development/ Post switchover signal strength.
Site development/ Liberals don't like Freeview Lite
Site development/ BBC HD channels on Freeview - dealing with some issues
Site development/ BBC HD channels on Freeview - dealing with some issues
Site development/ All channels page updated
Site development/ Transmission frequencies better format and show 2013, 2015 and 2020
Site development/ Video of Samsung Freeview HD TV
UK Free TV More stories 163
Site development/ 'Rawlplugs in handbags' channels face reportThe parliamentary report into TV Quiz channels will report at 10:30am, Thursday 25 January 2007
Site development/ What's coming up
Site development/ GMTV: Another ten million quid quiz rip off?
Site development/ A few problems fixed
Site development/ Who is responsible for digital switchover?
Site development/ So far, so good
Site development/ So far, so good
Site development/ Paying Sky for free public service television channels
Site development/ Clarifications...
Site development/ QuizCall's Number is Up
UK Free TV More stories 153
Site development/ ITV Play: Michael Grade wins two million quidWould you like to take a guess how much tax you get back when you donate £7.8 million to charity?
Site development/ UK Free TV and all five browsers
Site development/ A question for Freeview user in Scotland
Site development/ Why has the BBC given away 75% of a Multiplex to the commercial sector?
Site development/ BBC Freedom Of Information - transmitter radiation patterns
Site development/ Channel 4 HD free-to-air testing on Eurobird 1
Site development/ Channel 4 HD free-to-air testing on Eurobird 1
Site development/ Progress report - BBC FOI and my shoulder!
Site development/ BBC FOI transmitter data - first draft
Site development/ What will you be doing in for new year 2020?
UK Free TV More stories 143
Site development/ Lots of fixes and updates to UK Free TV including Astra 2E and ComuxToday I have updated the UK Free systems to make some updates and corrections. If you have any comments or additions, please let me know in the comments below.
Site development/ Mendip and Winter Hill corrections
Site development/ An update
Site development/ Four brand new mapping sections
Site development/ The new Freeview prediction system - includes Freeview HD
Site development/ Changes to switchover frequencies in Meridian, London and Northern Ireland
Site development/ Changes to switchover frequencies in Meridian, London and Northern Ireland
Site development/ Upgrade to comment location features
Site development/ New "Reads and Feeds" page
Site development/ Improvements to aerial position information and mixed-polarity transmitters
UK Free TV More stories 133
Site development/ Improvements to Freeview transmission mode informationFollowing the changes to the commercial multiplexes that are now being rolled out over the main 80 transmitters, I have improved the information shown on the site.
Site development/ The return of the regional television maps
Site development/ Back again...
Site development/ Freeview Light and Radio comparison pages
Site development/ Radio 4 for those with hearing loss?
Site development/ Does the BBC or BSkyB spend more on programmes?
Site development/ Does the BBC or BSkyB spend more on programmes?
Site development/ Transmitter map updates are coming - soon
Site development/ Want to better understand the current TV faults? See the all new UK Free TV page
Site development/ Update to transmitter location information
UK Free TV More stories 123
Site development/ Some UK Free upgradesThere have been some upgrades to UK Free TV to deal with new information. This includes various maps, the analogue and DAB radio pages, and fixes for the transmitter information system.
Site development/ ITV1+1, ITV1HD, BBC One HD regional services on Freeview
Site development/ BBC TWO HD, some thoughts
Site development/ Maps and radiation patterns
Site development/ Welcome to the blog!
Site development/ Zingzing TV Listings
Site development/ Zingzing TV Listings
Site development/ Tenth years anniversary - what should we do to celebrate?
Site development/ Operation time!
Site development/ Teletext test - which transmitters work?
UK Free TV More stories 113
Site development/ Saorview updatesContinuing improvements to the information about the free-to-air terrestrial digital television service in Ireland are being made to UK Free TV.
Site development/ Changes to UK Free TV
Site development/ Is this the most far-flung Freesat advert?
Site development/ iPad - what the ASA said about Apples iPhone ads
Site development/ Few site updates
Site development/ Want to compare channels on all free TV services easily?
Site development/ Want to compare channels on all free TV services easily?
Site development/ Channel 5 +1 to launch early December on Freeview and Freesat
Site development/ Updates to Engineering information
Site development/ Another beta - FM, LW and MW radio transmitters section
UK Free TV More stories 103
Site development/ UK Free TV is ten years old todayOn the 5th July 2002, I created the first page on UK Free TV. And now it's ten years later... Here is a short history of ten years of independent, free digital TV advice...
Site development/ Popular misconceptions 3: looking back at DG Greg Dyke
Site development/ Do you need faster radio transmitter maps? See UK Free TV
Site development/ Happy new year...
Site development/ Automatic postcode fixes
Site development/ Find by Frequency and BBC Engineering information fixed
Site development/ Find by Frequency and BBC Engineering information fixed
Site development/ Do we need quiz channels?
Site development/ Mid-switchover details added to the Selkirk page
Site development/ Apologies for UK Free down this morning
UK Free TV More stories 93
Site development/ New features for "My Settings" box and the "Newsbucket"To make it easier to access the UK Free site features, the "My Settings" box has new links and you can read the "Newsbucket" back to May 2008.
Site development/ Regional News Question
Site development/ ITV Play replaces Men and Motors
Site development/ Ofcom: We Say You Pay a million and a half...
Site development/ Kenneth Clark's Civilisation HD
Site development/ Region maps now show in enhanced format
Site development/ Region maps now show in enhanced format
Site development/ Coming up.. digital switchover who's who and Stephen Fry and some Rhinos
Site development/ Christmas help is here...
Site development/ Sales - Freesat and Freeview reductions!
UK Free TV More stories 83
Site development/ A few speed improvementsA few Christmas upgrades to UK FREE TV
Site development/ MPs slam Quiz TV channels
Site development/ Ofcom publishes Northern Ireland and Tyne Tees switchover data
Site development/ Change from "Share this" to "Like"
Site development/ New look for the daily reading list.
Site development/ I'm back - but slightly incapacitated...
Site development/ I'm back - but slightly incapacitated...
Site development/ Changed multiplex names in shutdown notes
Site development/ Various corrections and updates for Freeview HD, local TV and so on
Site development/ UK Free TV mobile site
UK Free TV More stories 73
Site development/ Channel 5 HD will launch on FreeviewReports tonight say that Ofcom have agreed that the high definition version of Channel 5 will appear on Freeview HD.
Site development/ BBC Radio 6 Music is essential!
Site development/ Popular misconceptions 1: looking back at "Broadcasting in the Seventies"
Site development/ Comments map
Site development/ Auto location
Site development/ TV region maps now show network connections and transmitter types
Site development/ TV region maps now show network connections and transmitter types
Site development/ Switchover process - clarification of details
Site development/ DAB maps - another update
Site development/ Want better aerial to Freeview transmitter terrain plots? Check out UK Free TV!
UK Free TV More stories 63
Site development/ Updates made to frequencies for transmittersOfcom released a new set of documents recently with changes to the digital transmitter frequency plan.
Site development/ Minister considers TV premium calls ban
Site development/ Links now show with icon
Site development/ Want to see upcoming DAB transmitters or local TV areas? See UK Free TV
Site development/ Welcome to the new-look UK Free TV
Site development/ Spam filter changed to Akismet
Site development/ Spam filter changed to Akismet
Site development/ Sorry for my absence
Site development/ Merge Sky News with The Times?
Site development/ Does the "Teletext Test" work?
UK Free TV More stories 53
Site development/ Hosting company failureSorry, but there was no UK Free TV access on 18th October 2010 due to a failure
Site development/ DTG Summit: Freeview 700 MHz band for 4G very likely, BBC pay-Freeview not
Site development/ Multiplex names, frequencies and power level highlighting
Site development/ Improvements to UK Free TV transmitter mapping launched
Site development/ Mobile site - an update
Site development/ Digital UK, nice new site, shame about not knowing about FIVE 98.5% after switch
Site development/ Digital UK, nice new site, shame about not knowing about FIVE 98.5% after switch
Site development/ Tuesday March 23rd
Site development/ UK digital TV transmitters radiation patterns
Site development/ Which? video shows shop staff knowledge
UK Free TV More stories 43
Site development/ Box software updatesDetails of the currently broadcast Freeview and Freesat set top box updates has been restored.
Site development/ DAB coverage map improvements
Site development/ 300,000 pound fine for Five's Brainteaser
Site development/ Better multiplex listing icons plus Storeton Wales and Caldbeck Scotland details
Site development/ Jeremy Paxman: how can we trust TV?
Site development/ A festive apology .. and a happy new year!
Site development/ A festive apology .. and a happy new year!
Site development/ Free channels of the day
Site development/ Compare the free TV channels on the different systems.
Site development/ Changes to the "Frequency Information" section of the transmitter pages
UK Free TV More stories 33
Site development/ Clarification of engineering informationThe Digital UK engineering information now shows improved information
Site development/ Popular misconceptions 2: looking back at "Extending Choice"
Site development/ Small change the UK Free comments system to help improve site performance
Site development/ Speculation: is BBC three going to be replaced by BBC One +1?
Site development/ Removal of Channel 5 and B transmitter mapping artefacts
Site development/ Looking through the comments
Site development/ Looking through the comments
Site development/ Want EVEN better ADVANCED aerial to Freeview transmitter terrain plots?
Site development/ PARAS - Professional Aerial Riggers Against The Sharks
Site development/ A few improvements
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Site development/ ITV Play digital channel axedITV Play is axed - and replaced by ITV2+1 on Freeview
Site development/ Site speed improvement
Site development/ Digital Britain Report: radio
Site development/ Digital Britain Report report
Site development/ Digital Britain - providing for everyone
Site development/ ITV: Ten million fake premium rate calls
Site development/ ITV: Ten million fake premium rate calls
Site development/ Freeview HD will be 1080p25 and 1080i25.
Site development/ At a funeral - Wednesday
Site development/ Local TV on Freeview
UK Free TV More stories 13
Site development/ Analogue off tonight from Selkirk and relays + FIVE on FreesatIt has been many years in the planning - the first UK digital switchover will happen tonight.
Site development/ DAB transmitters, multiplexes and radio stations
Site development/ Notes on power increase values
Site development/ Windows 7 Media with interactive BBC Wimbledon
Site development/ Comparison of analogue and digital signal levels
Site development/ CAI and RDI-LB to merge?
Site development/ CAI and RDI-LB to merge?
Site development/ Two million pound fine for GMTV
Site development/ Brighton bus stop index
Site development/ Back again
UK Free TV More stories 3
Site development/ Freeview retune day - how was it for you?How did your Freeview retune go?
Site development/ A happy MMIX to everyone
Site development/ Whatever happened to Central South, Meridian Newbury and ITV Thames Valley?