Jul 182017

Dave and Home are to launch on the free-to-air satellite service Freesat, giving Freesat users access to all of UKTV’s free channels for the first time.

From 1st August 2017, Dave will be available on Freesat channel 157, with Home appearing on channel 166.

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Dec 012015

We mentioned in a recent post ( ) that some of the UKTV group of channels had been duplicated on a UK beam frequency.

Speculation arose as to what this has meant.

And, although there has been no official confirmation, it does appear as if Freesat will soon be getting some more channels.

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Nov 282015

The UKTV group of channels may be changing on satellite soon.

The UTV group operate 10 TV channels on UK TV satellites:

Good Food

And on satellite TV, via the Astra 2 group of satellites, these channels are only available via a Sky subscription.

According to recent reports, these 10 channels, in standard Definition, have suddenly appeared on frequency 12129 V SR 27500 FEC 2/3 .
So there could be a change from their current frequency of 11817 V SR 27500 FEC 2/3 to 12129 V SR 27500 FEC 2/3.

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Nov 132014

Some channel number changes have taken place for the UKTV group of channels on Sky:

Watch/HD 109/245 (HD swap changed) WAS 109/214
Dave/HD 111/246 (HD swap changed) WAS 111/213
Good Food/HD 133/255 (main SD/HD channel change) WAS 244/255
Really 155 WAS 245
Drama 158 WAS 166
GOLD +1 166 WAS 133
Home 196 WAS 243
Watch +1 213 WAS 155
Dave ja Vu 214 WAS 158
Good Food +1 243 WAS 247
Home +1 244 WAS 246
alibi/HD 132/247 (HD swap changed) WAS 132/226
alibi +1 226 WAS 196