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Did you know that most of the TV viewing in the UK is to free-to-air channels? According to BARB, last week's** figures show:
Freeview had 79.8%
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Freesat had 76.9%
*
Sky no card had 77.2%
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* premium channels had 4.4%, ** to 9 Nov 2014
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“Brian, welcome as a yet-junior-but-highly-meritous member of the exalted club. I shall raise a flute in your honour. We look forward to many years ye” --- michael

50th birthday: guest RDI blog

On the occasion of 12 years of UK Free TV: I realised the other day that I am getting old!

Your suggestions (and my corrections) for 2014 please

I am very interested to know what changes, additions or corrections you think UK Free TV needs to serve as a useful website for the UK in the coming year.

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ukfree.tv is managed by Brian Butterworth

We are independent and do not wish to be confused with Freesat from Sky or Freeview

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Four ways that UK Free TV maps are better than they were last week

The maps on UK Free TV are provided by the Google Maps API, which is enhanced by a dedicated server that generates the TV transmissions overlays. Over the last week I have also totally rewritten the code that generates all these maps. This was done to have them all generated by the same code, which means I could then improve all the maps at one.

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Ofcom annual plan: 600MHz band for Freeview HD, potential release of 700 MHz

Ofcom plan for additional DTT multiplexes this year, and to rearrange all of Freeview (again) in several years time.

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Want Free TV information even faster? See UK Free TV!

I have implemented a number of changes to the site today that are designed to make it run faster and be even easier to use.

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Privacy policy

Read our policy for personal information and about computer cookies when you use ukfree.tv.

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How many Freeview, Freesat, Sky and cable homes are there in the UK?

Ever wondered how many homes in the UK use the various different free-to-air and pay-TV platforms? Are there really four times as many Freeview-only homes as Sky-only ones?

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405-line VHF bands I and III historic interactive map

To ensure that there is a full history of analogue television here on UK Free TV, a new interactive map showing the transmitters used for 405-line TV has been added.

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ITV and BBC regional TV maps - now with colour (again)

I have reintroduced the colourful "all regions" overview maps for the BBC and ITV television services, and also split the transmitter, BBC and ITV regions into separate pages.

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ITV network - regional clean up

As ITV1 becomes ITV, I have taken the opportunity to bring the ITV network up to date on UK Free TV.

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