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Live Cricket back on the BBC from 2020

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Jul 152019
 
Live Cricket back on the BBC from 2020 In light of England winning the Cricket World Cup yesterday, with a peak of over 8million watching on Channel 4 and Sky Sports, a reminder that English international and domestic cricket will be shown live on BBC TV from 2020. In a five-year deal with the England [...]

Cricket World Cup final between England and New Zealand live and free on Channel 4

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Jul 112019
 
Cricket World Cup final between England and New Zealand live and free on Channel 4 The Cricket World Cup final between England and New Zealand is to be broadcast live and free on Channel 4, in a deal with Sky. Channel 4 say “After striking a deal with @skysports, the Cricket World Cup final between [...]

Freesports confirms HD launch on Freesat

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Jul 102019
 
Freesports confirms HD launch on Freesat Freesports has confirmed that its Freesports HD channel will also be available to Freesat customers when it launches later this month. Originally Freesports had only confirmed its HD channel would be launched on Sky TV on the 15th July 2019, with mentioned of a Freesat launch missing. But it [...]

IPTV Buffering and Freezing – try these tips

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Jul 062019
 
IPTV Buffering and Freezing – try these tips Do you have an IPTV sytems? Do you suffer from buffering issues? Do you suffer from very slow channel loading? Do you suffer from slow response when you swap or try to “channel zap”? Yes, IPTV buffering is annoying, but it can be down to a number [...]

Discovery set to rebard Home to Home and Garden TV (HGTV)

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Jun 272019
 
Discovery set to rename Home to Home and Garden TV (HGTV) As part of its channel restructure, Discovery have today announced that Home will be rebranded to Home and Garden TV (HGTV). Discovery acquired channels Home, Really and Good Food two weeks ago as part of a deal with BBC Studios when the two owners [...]

Summer BBC Red Button stream added to Sky and Freesat EPGs today.

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Jun 272019
 
Summer BBC BBC Red Button stream added to Sky and Freesat EPGs today. As per our previous post ( https://www.satandpcguy.com/2019/05/31/bbc-red-button-streams-for-summer-2019/ ) , the “temporary” BBC Red Button streams have been added to Sky and Freesat EPGs today. These will offer additional matched from Wimbledon. But, unlike previous years, it appears that these will not be [...]

Sony TV´s True Crime channel set to close again

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Jun 252019
 
Sony TV True Crime channel set to close again The True Crime channel, available across the UK on Sky and Virgin Media, looks like it will be closing on the 30th June 2019. On both Sky and Virgin the TV guides advise viewers that from the morning of 1st July 2019, programmes are “no longer [...]

WWE : moves from Sky to BT Sport

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Jun 202019
 
BT Sport agree new multi-year deal to become the exclusive new home of WWE in the UK and Ireland. BT Sport has today announced an exclusive new partnership with WWE, confirming long time rumours that WWE would be ending their relationship with Sky. The multi-year agreement will make WWE’s weekly flagship programming available exclusively on [...]

BBC to show all Wimbledon matches live in HD for first time

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Jun 202019
 
BBC to show all Wimbledon matches live in HD for first time… …but not on satellite or terrestrial (Freeview) The BBC will show every match from Wimbledon’s 18 courts live in HD for the first time ever this year. The Wimbledon tournament starts on Monday, 1 July and coverage will be available across the BBC’s [...]

A story about satellite dish performance in the Costa Blanca North area…

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Jun 092019
 
A story about satellite dish performance in the Costa Blanca North area… I told this story to a colleague this week, who found it amusing also.. A few weeks ago I was installing a satellite dish for a client, who wanted UK Freesat. The client was inside waiting for me to finish, when a neighbour [...]