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Freeview Changes 14 September 2019

Freeview DTT changes that have been made in Q3 Issued September 2019.  Recap in the read more section.  Downloads Trade Technical Material

  • Sony Channel the former ‘True Entertainment’ channel is on LCN48 -COMUX /Local TV
  • Former ‘True Movies’ has become Sony Movies Christmas until the beginning of 2020, when it will turn into Sony Movies Classics. LCN50 on COMUX/Local TV mux
    • Sony Channel+1 is at LCN61 on the on the Greater Manchester Mux only
    • Sony Movies Christmas+1 is at LCN 62 on the Greater Manchester Mux only
  • Sony Movies Action takes over from the former Movies4Men on LCN 40 on the SDN mux /COM4 for viewers in England, Scotland and N Ireland but not Wales (unless receiving from an English transmitter).
  • Sony Movies originally known as Sony Movie Channel continues unchanged on LCN 32, from Arqiva A/COM6
    • Sony Movies+1 at LCN60 is on COMUX/Local TV mux only

Viewers who are having difficulties retuning are being advised to contact Freeview.

The Freeview website includes links to retuning help videos and information about the support available, which may include a visit from an aerial installer, if the household doesn't already have satellite or cable television.

Alternatively, the Freeview Advice Line can be contacted on 0800 100 0288.

For those needing information about UHF channel numbers, e.g. for manual tuning, the Digital UK coverage checker has full technical information for each postcode area at www.digitaluk.co.uk/coveragechecker


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