Freeview Outage

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Users are reporting problems related to: tv and total blackout.

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.

Freeview Outage Chart 09/19/2021 15:50

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:

  • TV 87.27% TV
  • Total Blackout 9.48% Total Blackout
  • Wi-fi .90% Wi-fi
  • E-mail .87% E-mail
  • Phone .81% Phone
  • Internet .68% Internet

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.

United KingdomBristol TV
United KingdomKeighley TV
United KingdomMalmesbury TV
United KingdomBroxbourne TV
United KingdomBalham TV
United KingdomSwindon TV

Freeview Comments

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Freeview Issues Reports

Latest outage, problems and issue reports in social media:
  • alfaguru St Scandalbags (@alfaguru) reported

    @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.

  • DaveAMarsh David Marsh (@DaveAMarsh) reported

    Anyone else in Sheffield got a complete @freeviewtv outage since last week? #freeview

  • BBQMeatLovers Janni A(long last name) (@BBQMeatLovers) reported

    @7AFL Dude. My Freeview TV isn’t getting a proper signal. Soo rip for me

  • _superhans Hannah (@_superhans) reported

    @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 😔

  • pikminlover mellymelmelmel (@pikminlover) reported

    @TomDGreen @scottygb Actually - my bad - I read Freesat as Freeview. It's on Freeview for sure.

  • MissJerichoY2J Miss Jericho (@MissJerichoY2J) reported

    @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?

  • brianwinteruk Brian Winter (@brianwinteruk) reported from Hipswell, England

    @scottygb Shouldn't be any shunt on Freeview either as 7 was never reallocated.

  • kimble616 Alty Window Cleaning (@kimble616) reported

    Naomi Campbell on world service hard talk 710 freeview radio

  • Stuartpb1 Stuart Broadhurst (@Stuartpb1) reported

    @dougmcfarlane41 Coming to fix the freeview aerial😳

  • AaronLancs Aaron Read (@AaronLancs) reported

    @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.

  • waterskim Kimberly Waters (@waterskim) reported

    @SpillerOfTea Is it going to the like the Birdsong channel on Freeview that actually got lots of viewers, but only *after* it closed down?

  • FreeviewAdvice Freeview Advice (@FreeviewAdvice) reported

    @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

  • Artemisapphire Tansy Kelly Robson (@Artemisapphire) reported

    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

  • ThunderCats_Ho_ ThunderCats Ho (@ThunderCats_Ho_) reported

    @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.

  • Prof_Nostalgia Prof Nostalgia (@Prof_Nostalgia) reported

    @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.

  • StephenOld Stephen Old #HerewardTheWoke#BarnHelm#SAFC#EFBPE (@StephenOld) reported

    @jssnowden @rudadu57 No, I think it is on one of the Freeview channels but I have never switched it on.

  • SimonFraser_1 Simon Fraser (@SimonFraser_1) reported

    @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.

  • back_the_BBC Back the BBC 📺📻📡📱 (@back_the_BBC) reported

    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

  • simonphoward Simon Howard (@simonphoward) reported

    @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

  • Gary1609 Gary (@Gary1609) reported

    @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.

  • Gary1609 Gary (@Gary1609) reported

    @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.

  • Phi1Masters Phil Masters (@Phi1Masters) reported

    @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!!@

  • ai_azman Azman Idris (@ai_azman) reported

    @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.

  • Mark56623345 mark Hughes (@Mark56623345) reported

    @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.

  • Mark56623345 mark Hughes (@Mark56623345) reported

    @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.

  • Humblebrag19 Humblebrag (@Humblebrag19) reported

    @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.

  • Mark56623345 mark Hughes (@Mark56623345) reported

    @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.

  • Mark56623345 mark Hughes (@Mark56623345) reported

    @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,

  • Bix_Barton_SW6 Flying Welshman 🏏🍺 (@Bix_Barton_SW6) reported

    @mwnciod @Greyhound_One Check the Freeview site. It could be your decoder. That was my problem as it turned out.

  • Mark56623345 mark Hughes (@Mark56623345) reported

    @a516digital Unfortunately my parents are now unable to receive freeview, they watch sky/Freesat, after the wind blew down the, aerial.