Freeview Outage

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.

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  • McConor535 Conor Mc Dermott (@McConor535) reported

    @ukfreetv Freeview will be shut down by 2028

  • LostPaige paige 🌵 (@LostPaige) reported

    never watched Nickelodeon, only had freeview growing up

  • JamesGunn1988 James Gunn (@JamesGunn1988) reported

    What's more infuriating is that #MCITOT won't even be shown on the terrestrial channels (basic freeview) - no highlights. @ITV Need to get their hands in their pocket & buy football back from @btsport it's an utter disgrace you're taking the biggest games away from the poor.

  • OCTAVIVSkywalkr Octavius Skywalker (@OCTAVIVSkywalkr) reported

    @TimWals02423209 @Femi_Sorry The present populace is in no state at the moment to be handing this on a plate to them. We are too many brough-beaten consumers watching the crap and the ads on freeview, conditioned bloody sheep, hence the 50/50 split.. A coin toss pushed over by a marketing campaign

  • WodneyT Si Freer (@WodneyT) reported

    Bloody hell. Popped round me mums and she’s only watching an old episode of Bread on one of them crap freeview channels. I forgot that even existed.

  • MozzaPlays Mozza | Derek 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 (@MozzaPlays) reported

    @FMPressure We've got TalkTalk, which is basically Freeview with some bonus channels and standard internet. Seen some folk have issues, been fine for us though

  • deewallace32 Deirdre McIntosh (@deewallace32) reported

    @OdonnellEleanor @Femi_Sorry @faisalislam I will take your word for it Eleanor. I only have it as an channel option because of Freeview. I never ever go to that channel.

  • clickboss1943 Tom Murray (@clickboss1943) reported

    never ever seen any episodes, have bog standard TV get freeview or freesat only and my tele is old not quite steam driven, but it works

  • paulwiggins Paul Wiggins (@paulwiggins) reported

    @mozoman A Seven Network channel on Freeview.

  • JoshForde Josh Forde (@JoshForde) reported

    @ifyougotozhadum you are right. that looks ideal and I didn't know they existed. I just bought a Freeview livestreaming box which is an android tv and is ok, but that would be exactly my solution I think.

  • Mr_JDTraynor John Traynor (@Mr_JDTraynor) reported

    @daraobriain It's a melty joke that looks down on people who can only afford freeview.

  • ianfarrant01 ian farrant (@ianfarrant01) reported

    Time to go back to freeview cant justify £120 a month to watch 3 sky channels. Never use box sets or catch up. Plus 40 quid for broadband that we cant receive unless were sitting on top of it. Thanks but not for me @SkyHelpTeam

  • DJGaryBaldy DJGaryBaldy (@DJGaryBaldy) reported

    @TJCSHOPPING Your channel appears to be down on freeview 49

  • bad_fido Bad Dog (@bad_fido) reported

    @TheCartoonLoon There is literally a Freeview channel called "movies for men". Granted, it's a bit shit, but it definitely exists you utter morons.

  • hazylady01 hazel (@hazylady01) reported

    @JeremyVineOn5 Never seen it, I only have freeview

  • AndJaneS Speldnan (@AndJaneS) reported

    @iainmartin1 No never but then you have to pay to see it. There’s enough good stuff on Freeview without paying for extra..

  • 4Viewers 4Viewers (@4Viewers) reported

    @KW___04 We would advise you to contact Freeview if #4Seven is missing as they are responsible for your signal.

  • pan1 Paul Nelson (@pan1) reported from Kirkoswald, England

    @iainmartin1 Never seen it. Keep meaning to watch but it's not on freeview.

  • DJGaryBaldy DJGaryBaldy (@DJGaryBaldy) reported

    Bloody FREEVIEW is down again. FFS!

  • Paul01088 Paul (@Paul01088) reported

    @OliverHiggins95 Freeview has a higher HD resolution than Sky

  • jamesclossick Pie-Eater (@jamesclossick) reported

    @CharlesRoseWard I try to watch it live as there are no subtitles on Freeview. I’ve got no idea what they’re talking about most of the time, so the subtitles help a bit.

  • pleasedonteatjo pleasedonteatj (@pleasedonteatjo) reported

    FYI somewhere in the depths of freeview on paramount network, strictly ballroom is starting

  • benjoshsmith1 Ben Smith 🦊🦊🦊 (@benjoshsmith1) reported

    @FreeSports_TV disgusted I still can't get your service on freeview. And your service isn't on apps anymore. Do you need viewers or not. Gonna miss the hockey and I'm fuming. What a waste of time

  • Dave28492212 Dave from New Zealnd (@Dave28492212) reported

    @Acrosstic4 @CheckpointRNZ @nzlabour @jacindaardern @JulieAnneGenter Really I left school at 13, lied about my age and started working in the forestry in chch. I have been on the waiting list for 4 months (and counting) for a bowel cancer problem. I had to cancel sky and now only have Freeview. Have been to oz twice and that’s limit of travel,

  • hischeekiness CheekyMcB (@hischeekiness) reported

    There's a lot of UK sports viewing that's going to be messed about because of the Masters Golf starting earlier to avoid bad weather. Even the Freeview TV guide hasn't changed yet, & it's pretty good at last minute changes. Live Gymnastics & Women's FA Cup will be affected.

  • andylondon andy london (@andylondon) reported

    as usual, have to rescan the freeview in the airbnb, do people not know bbc3 aint been a channel for years. people are stupid. technology is going to doom society

  • raymosley raymosley (@raymosley) reported

    @HarryBailey Basically the business models of sky, plex, virgin, YouView, freeview, every tv manufacturer and others who are trying to win the platform/aggregator of all content battle. Problem is all content makers don’t want to give this power to tech companies. They’ve learnt hard way

  • AlanBixter Alan Baxter (@AlanBixter) reported

    @edwardatport What I heard: The local papers make money; Australian paid circulation terrible, total circulation on life support from freebies; SkyNews viewing figures terrible, advertising revenue terrible, on life support from venue viewing (airports etc) and freeview viewing in rural areas.

  • MarquisLeDain Marquis Le Dain (@MarquisLeDain) reported

    @RT_com #freeview your program has a 2 second delay audio/video sync problem which is making it quite uncomfortable to watch.

  • robloxfan406 ROBLOX ultra Famous (@robloxfan406) reported

    I feel like I be going to the toilet all night shit poo wee pee and have a shower and sit in bed watching freeview pick 11 television Facebook

  • robloxfan406 ROBLOX ultra Famous (@robloxfan406) reported

    @RosieeeeeeeRBLX I feel like I be going to the toilet all night shit poo wee pee and have a shower and sit in bed watching freeview pick 11 television Facebook

  • StingrayCaptain Troy Tempest (@StingrayCaptain) reported

    @redmysterio96 @MissDoubleEdge Only got 26 channels on my freeview the signal's that shit here

  • abbie_tucker Abbie Winters 👩‍🔬 (@abbie_tucker) reported

    @mrthomson Also, freeview TV guide app on your phone will help with listings 😊

  • MrDavidGP DavidGParry (@MrDavidGP) reported

    @somersetlevel Like damn retuning Freeview all the time, having to reset your recording programs. Bit like medical diagnosis, sometines like today I had no clue as to diagnosis when presenting a case at our weekly meeting! Unlike me.. Weird imaging scans, but concensus (hence meeting) had plan

  • DuncanDucky Duncan Hill 🔶 (@DuncanDucky) reported

    @TalkingPicsTV Thanks, seem to be having the same problem on another channel (Blaze, Freeview 63) so might be at my end.

  • blogmywiki Giles Booth (@blogmywiki) reported

    Fantastic news. It shows why @BBCParliament belongs on Freeview (more than I can say for *some* other channels) - you never know when you're going to need it.

  • WairarapaTV Wairarapa TV (@WairarapaTV) reported

    Thanks for all the messages letting us know our Freeview transmission is down. We are aware of the problem which is in the transmission tower. The Freeview techs are working on the problem.

  • legobookworm Daniel Potter (@legobookworm) reported

    @JakeIsEarly It's so weird not having any connection to these shows that everyone our age has as touchstones, I never saw any of it, we didn't even have Freeview until we had to. Disney Channel was something I kinda knew existed but was for other people.

  • notmyipod Matt Cartwright (@notmyipod) reported

    @KernowChris That’s not what I wanted to hear. Might be able to live with that if it overall gives a TV guide experience that shows me what’s on etc. Trying to get rid of sky but can’t get signal to freeview via an aerial so the app is currently my best bet (I think)

  • WESTHAMGEEZER COLIN MORHEN (@WESTHAMGEEZER) reported

    @MSANNCOOPER @adamboultonSKY @SkyNews I do think that 17 million + people do have a bit of power , if there was a concerted effort to stop sky subscriptions there would be seriously in the shit , I know its on freeview but it relies on subscribers to keep going , Chunky Boulton ! I like that lol

  • GarethE94 G (@GarethE94) reported

    Cable TV in Canada is actually awful. Never take freeview in the UK for granted

  • TEOL85 The Evolution Of Life (@TEOL85) reported

    @IMPACTonSPIKE @5star_tv @TheRealMorrison @TheTayaValkyrie @TheSamiCallihan @TheEddieEdwards @JordynneGrace @WeAreRosemary @SantanaLAX @Ortiz5150 @Tess_Blanchard @realKILLERkross @FightNetUK @fightnet @FiteTV @GWNapp @IMPACTWRESTLING 5 seems to treat us better other than getting rid of One Night Only bad idea and only one wrong tape shown ever and is a bigger brand network than Showcase with actual downloadable catch up services. If the new deal actually gets full Fight Network we get on Freeview too.

  • FoxyWillow_ Sarah Wilson (@FoxyWillow_) reported

    @bt_uk Of course we have! We've got Freeview. Think we'll stick with that as I've heard some pretty horrendous stories from BT TV customers on here so it's probably not worth paying extra for a service you seem to struggle to provide.

  • owlladycal Owlladycal (@owlladycal) reported

    @BBCiPlayer Try watching "Tattoo Fixers Extreme" on Freeview E4 (ch.29) - then decide whether to get one. Ive never regretted my tatt. - but mine's inoffensive & is out of sight unless im in a sleeveless top. If you Must have a tatt., choose something inoffensive.

  • pria45 Cazb #EndFGM (@pria45) reported

    @BeckyBarrister Be cheaper to get an aerial installed & buy a freeview plus box & a Nowtv box. Save yourself money & stress of dealing with two companies who don't give a damn about customers.

  • gold123win reg morris (@gold123win) reported

    @stevied151181 @ITVJoel @BBCWorld @LBC @CommonsBEIS Read my previous tweets what could have been done in a click & collect scheme across the country for the unprofitable stores however keep the most profitable+ purchase of freeview channel for the shop at home customer+bad weather a must with internet link up for orders #Debenhams

  • mccusker86 JOHN (@mccusker86) reported

    @hazzachelseafc I'll probably be too impatient and watch it on the Sunday lol plus freesports is a really shit channel. It's 2019 and it's not even HD 😂 But the fact that it's on freeview is a good thing I suppose

  • JamesJukes James Jukes (@JamesJukes) reported

    Freeview is so shockingly toilet, I’m amazed they can even give this shit away. They need to be paying people to watch this woeful garbage. Personally I’d rather ******* starve.

  • andrewhdonohoe Andrew Donohoe (@andrewhdonohoe) reported

    Switching between the matches on RTE2 and Virgin Media 1. The difference in quality is night and day. Honestly, how can @VirginMediaIE not provide HD on freeview, it should be a minimum requirement now on TV when you show sport. Terrible service...

  • ETusty Emma T (@ETusty) reported

    @sarahMo3W Neither did we until a month ago. Well the OH watches terrible movie channels. But freeview only. Now we have good internet, plus we have terrible digital tv signal, and already have prime, so now I'm actually making use of paying for prime.

  • dunph81 dunph (@dunph81) reported

    @SkyUK can you buy champs league back , I can’t get it online or phone without buying the internet off them or paying for 6 months or so , not on freeview or now tv neither , them shit, or Netflix , get on it

  • hanksfromwhalle hanksfromwhalley (@hanksfromwhalle) reported

    @FreeviewAdvice Hi I am not receiving a freeview signal, my postcode is bb7 9td, house no 13

  • brutalkind ellen (@brutalkind) reported

    I did have Bach in Paradise on on mute in the background but our tv isn't picking up channel 10 right now and the Freeview app is shit.

  • Kildimo62 John Cocker (@Kildimo62) reported

    @RadioTimes Some of your Freeview channel numbers don't agree with my TV, eg Paramount Network which you say is 54 but is 57 on my TV. Can you look into this/correct this pls.

  • JoelBabyTweets Joel (@JoelBabyTweets) reported

    @CBuckthorn You have no understanding of television technology. If you are in a Freeview home, you still use an aerial to receive a digital signal. Just because analogue is dead doesn’t mean aerials are. I have a book on this stuff.

  • TPOCraigles That's Craigles (@TPOCraigles) reported

    @Hayils @Channel4 @ITV @channel5_tv Ah drat! Wonder if a freeview mast has gone down or something

  • ichillblog Craig Munro (@ichillblog) reported

    @DavesaysYES Firestick is a wee mini PC for plugging into your telly (via HDMI). If you want to receive TV channels on your PC you need a video capture device with Freeview capability. Assuming what you want is on Freeview and it can pick up the signal!

  • johnclarke1 John Clarke (@johnclarke1) reported

    @Mr_Dave_Haslam Heh - this was always my problem too. I’m glad there weren’t a million freeview channels and on demand streaming services in my day or I’d have done literally nothing. That said, I largely blame @FootballManager for all the failures in my life 😉

  • mwinfield17 Mikey Winfield (@mwinfield17) reported

    @HumaxUK Not noticed on other apps. I think it’s a scaling issue for SD redordings. Although since trying it again the play back is unwatchable with it buffering all the time even tho box the freeview box and H3 are on wired connection.

  • Paul_Ward67 Paul Ward (@Paul_Ward67) reported

    @caitlen I haven't got Google Home. Just the ChromeCast device that plugs into the TV. It uses your internet, not the TV signal. I watch free-to-air with the Freeview app on my phone, and cast it to the ChromeCast. Same with Netflix, etc.