Following required changes to TV signals in Torbay and South Devon on 27 March 2019, some Freeview channels will no longer be broadcast from the Beacon Hill transmitter. We understand viewers will be disappointed with this change. The vast majority of channels will continue as normal.
Details of the changes and how viewers can continue watching are below:
|Service closing||Channel Number||Viewers can still watch on…||Channel Number|
|BBC Four HD||106||BBC Four||9|
|BBC News HD||107||BBC News||231|
|Channel 4+1 HD||109||Channel 4+1||15|
|QVC Beauty HD||112||QVC Beauty||35|
|CBS Reality+1||67||CBS Reality||66|
|Quest Red+1||78||Quest Red||38|
Unfortunately, programming from the following channels will no longer be available from the Beacon Hill transmitter from 27 March 2019.
|Service||Channel number||Other ways to watch or listen free…|
|FreeSports||64||freesat channel 252|
|Jewellery Maker||74||Red button on Sewing Quarter (channel 73)
on connected TVs, Jewellerymaker.com, freesat channel 807
|Now 80s||83||TV Player free version|
|Now 90s||84||TV Player free version|
|Together||89||Togethertv.com, My5, TV Player free version, freesat channel 164|
|PBS America||91||My5, freesat channel 155|
|Forces TV||96||Forces.net, freesat channel 165|
|Smithsonian Channel||99||freesat channel 175|
|Al Jazeera English HD||108||Aljazeera.com, freesat channel 203, TV Player free version|
|Trans World Radio||733||Twr.org.uk, iTunes, Facebook|
Why are some channels no longer available at this transmitter?
Unfortunately, it is no longer viable to broadcast some channels from Beacon Hill due to the complexity of the changes required to update TV signals.