BT Sport loses IndyCar rights

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Feb 272019
 
BT Sport loses IndyCar rights BT Sport will not broadcast coverage of the IndyCar Series this season after losing the rights to the championship. BT Sport have covered Indycar since 2013. BT Sport Indycar commentator Tom Gaynor said “Unfortunately it looks like IndyCar will not be on BT Sport this year, no more information at [...]

Subscription based BBC-ITV, dubbed “Britflix”, Netflix rival due to be announced soon

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Feb 262019
 
Subscription based BBC-ITV, dubbed “Britflix”, Netflix rival due to be announced soon A BBC and ITV joint venture will see the launch of a subscription based on demand service for archive content, set to rival to Netflix from the BBC and ITV could be announced as soon as Wednesday, as part of ITV annual financial [...]

Loss of UK satellite TV signals in the morning? Its the biannual solar outage time

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Feb 252019
 
Loss of UK satellite TV signals in the morning? Its the biannual solar outage time It’s that time of year again when you can lose your UK TV satellite signals for a few minutes mid morning. Don’t panic – it is the bi-annual sun outage and normal this time of year. The solar outages occur [...]

Intelsat 907 (BBC Satback) at 27.5 West update

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Feb 232019
 
Intelsat 907 (BBC Satback) at 27.5 West update Intelsat has updated their “Estimated End Of Life” expectancy for I907 to Q1 2020. IIRC the previous was Q4 2019. Looking at the document, it looks like a few other Intelsat satellites are due to have their life extended by about 4 years with their “Mission Extension [...]

La Liga UK Rights…lost by Eleven Sports ? moves to Premier and ITV4

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Feb 222019
 
La Liga UK Rights…lost by Eleven Sports ? moves to Premier and ITV4 Premier Sports has confirmed it has acquired the Pay TV rights to show Spain’s La Liga, weeks after it secured the rights to show a number of international leagues previously covered by Eleven Sports. Premier Sports will show four games per round [...]

Channel 4’s Formula 1 Coverage : Billy Monger joins presenting team

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Feb 152019
 
Channel 4’s Formula 1 Coverage : Billy Monger joins presenting team Channel 4 have today officially confirmed their coverage plans for the 2019 Formula One season. Channel 4 will air highlights of every round plus live coverage of the British Grand Prix. Steve Jones continues with the team in his role as presenter, with Ben [...]

Sky TV price increases expected on 1st April 2019

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Feb 142019
 
Sky TV price increases expected on 1st April 2019 Sky is to increase the price of some of its TV and broadband deals from Monday 1 April 2019 The changes have been noticed as Sky has updated some of its website terms and conditions to say prices will be increasing from Monday 1 April, though [...]

Eleven Sports lose more football rights

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Jan 302019
 
Eleven Sports lose more football rights Sports streaming service Eleven Sports will cease broadcasting Serie A and Eredivisie football from the end of February. It follows the termination of an agreement with rights manager IMG and Eleven Sports, which will see both leagues move to Premier Sports. During a transitional period in February, both Eleven [...]

BBC moving to Belgium after Brexit?

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Jan 272019
 
BBC moving to Belgium after Brexit? The BBC is reportedly looking for a European base of operations post-Brexit, altough the broadcaster remains tight-lipped about such a move. “The BBC is planning, given Brexit, to open a major base on the continent,” a Belgian government source told AFP, confirming press reports. In case of a ‘no-deal-Brexit’ [...]

Six Nations 2019 on TV

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Jan 262019
 
Six Nations 2019 on TV The 2019 Guinness Six Nations takes place between 1 February and 16 March 2019. TV coverage and match schedule can be found here : https://www.satandpcguy.com/live-sport-on-tv/live-rugby-union-on-satellite/six-nations-rugby-on-tv/six-nations-rugby-on-tv-2019/