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On the tenth day of Christmas Auntie brought to me ... five more HD channels

On the tenth day of Christmas Auntie brought to me ... five more HD channels It is confirmed. If you use Freesat HD, Sky HD or Freeview HD, the BBC have five more HD channels for you from December 10th.

“Brian Wright: The transmitted HD signals are all of 1980x1080 resolution. The electronics in the receiver interpolate that to fill in the non-transmi” --- MikeP

Newsflash - Freeview HD "COM7" multiplex on air and showing Al Jazeera preview

Newsflash - Freeview HD quot;COM7quot; multiplex on air and showing Al Jazeera preview Just a quick post to let you know that the extended Freeview HD service has started test broadcasts. The first new multiplex, COM7, is broadcasting - from Crystal Palace at least.

“Did a channel refresh but there was nothing new from Mendip, though 105 is showing BBC Three HD with a message that its coming soon. Im interested to ” --- Charles Stuart
BBC Two HD Channel to launch 26th March 2013 BBC Two HD Channel to launch 26th March 2013

BBC Two HD will replace the existing BBC HD Channel and will be available subscription-free on all HD digital television platforms

“Will it be like BBC1 HD and have a blank screen from time to time?” --- David

Want to watch BBC three or CBBC in HD? You need to retune your Freeview box

Want to watch BBC three or CBBC in HD?  You need to retune your Freeview box When the BBC HD channel changed to just showing BBC TWO programs, viewers of the other five BBC TV networks lost out. The BBC are going to launch two of them shortly, so retune your Freeview HD box.

“OK, so theyre currently using: 101 BBC One HD 102 BBC Two HD 103 ITV1 HD 104 Channel 4 HD So wouldnt it be more sensible to have 107 BBC Thre” --- Nicholas Willmott
Ofcom has licensed two London HDTV channels.

Ofcom has licensed two frequencies in the crowded London area for trials of HDTV. These are being broadcast from the Crystal Palace transmitter, a BBC service to a group of 1000 homes lasting a year and an ITV, Channel 4 and five service with 500 homes.

“Can anyone please comment on the BBCs HD quality over the past few months.The HD picture does not impress now as it did in the past. Flesh tones in pa” --- Brian Wright
UTV HD on Freesat and Sky from November

At long last, the UTV high definition channel, which has been running on Freeview HD since switchover, will be added to Freesat and Sky homes from 4th November 2013.

“No UTV+1 though.” --- PJH
BBC High Definition test card

The BBC are now providing a test card to set up your HDTV

“Yes you can get the testcard with Freeview, if you live in a Freeview area and using Freeview. If you can only get satellite then, is there a satelli” --- Mark A.
Have a Freeview HD or Freesat HD high definition Christmas 2012

It isn't just for the high definition Nurse Jackie, Downtown Abbey, The Snowman II or Doctor Who on Christmas Day ... Freeview HD or Freesat HD is a gift for every day of the year.

“Actualy 4HD is now at 230 on Sky. It moved from 140 which is now 4seven. NHK World is on 507. You can also get 5 HD on Freesat from Sky but you mus” --- trevorjharris
BBC advertise for a new Freeview HD channel

The BBC have placed an advert in Broadcast magazine asking for a single HD channel to join the Freeview HD line up - or even three SD channels.

“Interesting when Five and BBC2,3 and 4 are not HD. ” --- David
Want to know which transmitters will carry extra Freeview HD?

Details of the new Freeview HD transmitters to come on air next year

“Initially,i was dissapointed that The Wrekin is not included in the above,wondering about the technical reasons why it cannot be SFN with Sutton Coldf” --- Aerialman
Want to see the extended Freeview HD coverage areas? See the UK Free TV maps

UK Free TV now shows the coverage areas for those masts that will have the extended Freeview HD service from next year

“Any chance of adding the 600mhz channels to the post switchover links in mapofsignal.php? :)” --- Michael
Want BBC Three, FOUR, CBBC, CBeebies and BBC News in HD? You can, in 2014

Following today's decision by Ofcom, the BBC has finally announced the provision of all of their television channels in high definition, and they will be on cable, satellite and Freeview HD.

“Only on Sky and Freeview thats a kick in the teeth for Freesat then.” --- David
Welcome to UK Free HDTV

Welcome to our new section on Free HD TV in the UK

“Ben:The present freeview HD service available in parts of Sheffield is transmitted from Emley Moor on C39. The Digital UK postcode checker shows poor ” --- KMJ,Derby
Are you really watching free TV in high definition?

There are many hurdles you have to jump if you really want to watch free television channels in high definition.

“I have been watching High-Definition TV since 1969 when I switched from 405 line black and white VHF to 625 line colour UHF TV. But as 625 line TV en” --- Mark Agius
The "secret" Ofcom plan for Freeview HDTV: DVB-T2

Ofcom has a plan for bringing HDTV to 98.5% of the UK: Reduce, Reorganising and T2

“OFCom HD TV and DVB-T2:-The closing date for comments (30/01/08) has now passed. As soon as a decision is reached, I m sure all those contributors to ” --- Geoff. Dixon
Should I buy Freeview HD for Christmas?

It isn't just for the first high definition EastEnders on Christmas Day, Freeview HD is the gift that keeps giving

“Gordon - your new box will not override the built in tuner. Rather you will tell your TV not to display from the built in tuner, but from whatever inp” --- steve
HD and Freesat questions and answers

Al posted some very good questions about HD and Freesat.

“Many thanks Mike” --- David Haworth
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