Jun 272018
 

BBC Wimbledon Red Button streams activated

The BBC has activated extra red button streams to provide coverage from Wimbledon.

We reported earlier ( https://www.satandpcguy.com/2018/06/13/bbc-red-button-streams-summer-2018/ ) that the service was testing, but they have now been activated on Sky boxes.

Sky viewers can find the extra Red Button streams between channels 980 and 986, including a simulcast of BBC RB1 in HD on channel 980.

Additionally, Sky Q users will have access to watch the mens and ladies semi-finals and finals in UHD via Sky’s UHD service. An on-screen prompt will allow viewers to switch to the UHD coverage.

The extra streams are to be added to Freesat shortly, and will also include an HD simulcast of BBC RB1.

Wimbledon fortnight starts on Monday 2nd July 2018.

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