Article ID : 00182890 / Last Modified : 30/01/2018

Freeview TV guide update - 26th July 2017

    From the 2nd August 2017, the Freeview TV guide is scheduled to be updated. This will result in some existing channels moving to new numbers.

    The main changes are shown below:

    Genre Current range New range
    General entertainment 1-99 1-99 / 140-199
    HD 101-199 101-139
    Children’s 120-129 200-229
    News 130-149 230-249
    Text 200-224 250-259
    Streamed services (MHEG – ICS) 225-299 260-299
    Interactive services 600-620 600-609
    SD simulcast area N/A 610-669
    Adult 170-199 670-699

     

    How will this affect me?

    As a result, in order to view certain digital terrestrial TV channels, you’ll need to retune your TV. For model specific information on the retuning procedure, please see the following article: