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Freeview is the United Kingdom's digital terrestrial television platform. It is operated by DTV Services Ltd, a joint venture between the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Sky and transmitter operator Arqiva.
Freeview problems in the last 24 hours
The following chart shows the number of reports that we have received about Freeview by time of day over the past 24 hours. An outage is determined when the number of reports are higher than the baseline, represented by the red line.
September 19: Problems at Freeview
Freeview is having issues since 04:20 PM GMT. Are you also affected? Leave a message in the comments section!
Most Reported Problems:
- Total Blackout
Freeview Outage Map
The most recent outage reports and issues originated from Broxbourne, Balham, Swindon, Eye, Oldbury, Darwen, Wantage, Burnham-on-Sea, Sheffield, East Kilbride, Sittingbourne, Northampton, Antrim, Falmouth and London.
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Freeview Issues ReportsLatest outage, problems and issue reports in social media:
@tubbsmcguire @SteveDoherty1 By "it" I meant Freeview, not an aerial. If you don't have an aerial there are indoor ones that work fine as long as you are in a good signal area.
Anyone else in Sheffield got a complete @freeviewtv outage since last week? #freeview
@7AFL Dude. My Freeview TV isn’t getting a proper signal. Soo rip for me
@PaulBobbiFett Evening Paul, hope your freeview situation is sorted now? Just having a quiet weekend as I’ve got an essay due next week eek! It’s such a catchy song isn’t it. Poor Sarah 😔
@TomDGreen @scottygb Actually - my bad - I read Freesat as Freeview. It's on Freeview for sure.
@wwe_wwf_Junkie Is this like when Dave tried to compare AEW and WWE numbers from the UK - not mentioning that AEW is on freeview and WWE is on an expensive subscription service?
from Hipswell, England
@scottygb Shouldn't be any shunt on Freeview either as 7 was never reallocated.
Naomi Campbell on world service hard talk 710 freeview radio
@dougmcfarlane41 Coming to fix the freeview aerial😳
@MarkandDrama The moment that the BBC loses the central funding from the LF is when I predict that Freeview and Freesat are doomed to death*. Yet these idiots don't seem to realise that the UK's main PSB is the core to the "free" stuff they guzzell down. *I'd give it five years.
@SpillerOfTea Is it going to the like the Birdsong channel on Freeview that actually got lots of viewers, but only *after* it closed down?
@KnightonJ Hi Jake. I'd suggest speaking with the manufacturer. My TV at home (Hisense) has no problems and if it does usually unplugging it for 60 seconds does the trick. If no quick tricks make a lasting fix to Freeview Play, speak with the manufacturer of the TV. Thanks, Fin
Gawping at Freeview while eating brekkie & this Holby City script is utterly dreadful (well, rote, I could write it in my sleep: "Bob: Hey. Chas: Hey, Bob. (Awkward silence). Bob: We need to talk" 🙄) BUT CAN I WRITE MY OWN AWFUL ONE AT ALL? No At least this guy WROTE one
@Grownmangrumble That's a conspiracy theory. I'm left-wing and support #DefundTheBBC movement. The BBC model of taxation is out-of-date, as there are multiple alternatives like Sky, Netflix, Amazon, YouTube, Freeview, BritBox etc. Let customers choose what they want to watch and pay for.
@isykes79 @FreeviewAdvice Freeview can't do anything but report on Arquiva's progress, who have hit a view legal snags along the way. We, as far down as Filey, will be the last to see a good signal. This area is notoriously bad for TV reception so we've gone for Freesat.
@jssnowden @rudadu57 No, I think it is on one of the Freeview channels but I have never switched it on.
@OwenJones84 Never actually looked at this,Owen,though I am reasonably discerning to avoid nearly everything from non Freeview stations in particular those from Aus. billionaires. I find it difficult enough to pay for BBC license fee each year.
John Whittingdale leaving @DCMS may be bad news for BBC. He had ruled out a subscription model for the BBC as being technically impossible on Freeview (to replace the licence fee). He was also known to like Tim Davie's reforms of the BBC
@bt_uk I know, but why would I pay you for Freeview Channels! Hard bundling TV with Broadband to get me to sign for 2 more years. BT broadband is poor & my area is just getting new providers with Fibre to the house. This feels like anticompetitive practice using your TV @CMAgovUK
@gemandmoll @Bbmorg Which is great for you. So maybe you should be paying through subscription allowing those of us who do not watch their services the right to watch other freeview channels without paying for a service we do not want.
@Bbmorg I support no license thereby giving choice for those who want to watch the other Freeview channels but not BBC the right and freedom to do so. In an age of thousands of channels,& streaming,a license should not forced. I hold the same view regardless of which party is in Govt.
@FreeviewAdvice Can you confirm if any works are affecting LL30 2SY (Llandundo)? Freeview showing no signal intermittently last couple if days, then completely off yesterday about 4pm. Still no return!!@
@eddydaud FreeView: absolutely rite. Best is new n fresh leader from younger gen. Dont get Mukhriz coz it will be worst than now. Terima hakikat atau hard to win even 1 seat. I bet on it.
@a516digital Out of everyone I know only 1 had something other than sky freesat or freeview, he has virgin media, but is so reluctant to talk about it because he has had so many issues with it, he wants to smash it up.
@a516digital But what I did learn today, is everyone seems to be having some sort of issue, freeview seems to be annoying many, with its picture quality.
@LeeHurstComic Depends what the source is. If it’s SD freeview it will probably look terrible. Some channels are more compressed than others. Watch the HD channels. Plug a Blu-ray or 4K Blu ray (or watch a 4K film on a streaming service) and it will look like the mut’s nuts.
@a516digital Most who I know have got sky and or freesat so makes no difference, but those who do watch freeview have problems with Forces TV, BBC4 HD, etc, the Great TV! Channels are all pixelated, and ITV ch4 and ch5 keeps popping and squeaking on the sound.
@a516digital If com7 is being removed, it can,t be far off round here. Might be wrong, these might be three network! Who are using 900mhz. What I have found out from alot at work and where my parents live is freeview is very weak at the moment,
@mwnciod @Greyhound_One Check the Freeview site. It could be your decoder. That was my problem as it turned out.
@a516digital Unfortunately my parents are now unable to receive freeview, they watch sky/Freesat, after the wind blew down the, aerial.