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

Freeview TV guide update - 26th July 2017

Applicable Products and Categories of This Article

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: