Jun 012020

Sky Sports will start to “unpause” their subscribers, and start to bill their customers again.

With live sport starting again, including live Premier League and Championship football, Sky has started to bill its customers for the period 19th June – 30th June. Continue reading »

May 282020

The Premier League season is set to restart on Wednesday 17 June with Aston Villa v Sheffield United and Manchester City v Arsenal.

(*subject to government approval.)

The matches are the two games in hand.

A full fixture list would then be played on the weekend of 19-21 June. Continue reading »

May 252020

Over the last week or two, after numerous phonecalls and emails and messages from many people around the Valencia and Costa Blanca area, it appears that the return of the summer heat and humidity is causing some loss of signals for some UK TV channels via satellite.

Primarily, channels operated by UKTV Group, like Dave, Drama, Yesterday, Gold, Eden, Watch seem to be most affected. Continue reading »

May 192020

Sky channel reshuffle on 27th May due to two new Sky channels


As Sky is set to launch two new channels on the 27th May, a few of its channels will be relocated to new channel numbers

Sky Documentaries and Sky Nature launch on the 27th May.

At the same time, History and History 2 become Sky History and Sky History 2.

New Sky channel numbers from 27th May 2020

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May 092020

Covid 19 : Phase 1 BOE “for the relaxation of certain national restrictions” in Spain

Order SND / 399/2020, of May 9, for the relaxation of certain national restrictions, established after the declaration of the state of alarm in application of phase 1 of the Plan for the transition to a new normality.

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May 032020

Single Feed Mode on Sky+HD Digiboxes

A Sky+HD digibox is ideally to be used with two cable feeds from your satellite dish. This allows you to use the full potential of your Sky+HD box, and allows you to watch one channel and record another at the same time.

However, in some cases, especially in community satellite installations, it may not be possible to have a second cable feeding your Sky+HD box.

So you have to set your Sky+HD digibox to “Single Feed Mode” to tell they SKy+HD digibox that you are only using one feed.
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Apr 252020

Humax Freesat Remote Control not working

Sometimes, you can find that your Humax Freesat Remote Control will no longer control your Humax Freesat Set Top Box.

Pressing buttons on your Humax Freesat Remote Control just does not work, does not change channels, does not turn the Humax Freesat set top box on.

One of the solutions to get your Humax Freesat Remote Control working again is very simple.

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Apr 232020

See how Facebook tracks even more information about you than you thought and how to prevent it with their new “‘Off-Facebook Activity’” tool

We all know that Facebook can track you moves and searches and app uses, and use this data to help them to target posts and adverts your way.

Not exactly a new revelation

But did you know that they also have the ability to gather such tracking data even when you are not logged into Facebook?

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Apr 232020

How to add Channel 4 HD to your Arris UHD-X Freesat box

Channel 4 HD was removed from Freesat on Thursday 22nd February 2018

But you can still watch C4HD on a Freesat box.

This guide shows you the way to tune Channel 4 HD on an Arris UHD-X Freesat box in Non Freesat mode

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Apr 222020

Talking Pictures TV and Coronavirus

When major commercial broadcasters like ITV, Channel 4, Channel Five, and SKy and BT say they are struggling with the lack of income from the drop in adverts, it comes as no surprise that some of the smaller channels will also be affected.

One of the more popular free channels, on UK TV is Talking pictures. Continue reading »

Apr 182020

Sky announce launch date named for new Sky Documentaries and Sky Nature channels

Sky has confirmed the launch date for two new factual channels Sky Documentaries and Sky Nature.

Sky Documentaries and Sky Nature debut on May 27, 2020

Also on this date, the channels HISTORY will be renamed to become Sky HISTORY.
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Apr 172020

Intelsat 901 has taken over Intelsat 907 operations at 27.5 West

Intelsat has finally confirmed that Intelsat 901 has taken over Intelsat 907 operations at 27.5 West.

In a statement issues today they confirmed that Intelsat 901 has returned to service following the successful docking with the first Mission Extension Vehicle (MEV-1) from Northrop Grumman Corporation on February 25 – the first time that two commercial spacecraft docked in geostationary orbit.

Since the February rendezvous, MEV-1 has assumed navigation of the combined spacecraft stack reducing its inclination by 1.6° and relocating IS-901 to its new orbital location.
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Apr 162020

Comparing the Arris and Humax Freesat Install processes and speeds

This video shows a side by side comparison showing the set up process for these two Freesat receivers.

Both receivers had the install process done three times, with the fastest used for this video.

And still, for some unknown reason the Arris Freesat box Continue reading »