Monday, 20 April 2015

Latest News from Media Boy HQ on new channels testing

Last updated April 20th at 13:26 (THIS STORY WILL STAY AT TOP OF THIS BLOG FOR NOW):

Media Boy Blog will keep updating this post to give you all the latest information we can reveal on this post.

Local TV on MB Blog: That's Oxford launches on Freeview

That's Oxford has launch on Freeview Channel 8 in Oxfordshire.

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

EXCLUSIVE: Virgin Media to put Sky Sports and Sky Movies prices up in June

Media Boy HQ can reveal that Sky Sports is set to go up by £2 from June 1st on Virgin Media.

Sky Movies will also go up by 50p from June 1st.


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Tuesday, 14 April 2015

EXCLUSIVE: Media Boy HQ reveal more info on what testing

Media Boy HQ can now reveal that Virgin Media has been testing up to 8 "V0--" channels some days over a last month.

But base on latest info we have this number was lower.

NOTE: UNTIL ANY NEW CHANNELS LAUNCH THE NUMBER IS STILL SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

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What new channels may launch? (Last updated April 14th)

Media Boy HQ feel any of the following channels may launch soon on Virgin Media:

Friday, 10 April 2015

Freeview News: VIVA to stay on Freeview

Media Boy HQ can confirmed that VIVA will still be on Freeview after April 15th as VIVA from April 15th will broadcast everyday from 9am to 11am. No confirmed new channel number yet but we think VIVA will move to Freeview Channel 74 from Wednesday.

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

&TV launches on Virgin Media

&TV has launch on Virgin Channel 811.

EXCLUSIVE: Media Boy HQ reveal more info on what testing

My Virgin Sources seen your post yesterday and has confirmed the following to Media Boy HQ:
 
  • All V0... channels testing provided no now and next info, no subtitles, no audio nothing so we have no clue what they are.
  • ARABIC HAFLA looks like some sort of app as info provided with channel it says only Arabic Hafla in that's now and what's next - something like WorldBox.
  • -NAT GEO WILD HD has full details of subtitles and what's now and what's next.
 
Media Boy HQ thinks ARABIC HAFLA will launch soon on Virgin Channel 836. Also NAT GEO WILD HD will soon launch on Virgin Channel 229.

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Picturebox close on Virgin Media

Virgin Media deal with Picturebox has ended and PictureBox has now close on Virgin on Demand.

Media Boy HQ first reveal that PictureBox is set to close way back on February 23rd.

EXCLUSIVE: Virgin Media to axe Picturebox from April

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Sky rebrand some channels

Sky has rebrand some channels over the last few days.

  • Sky Movies has rebrand Sky Movies Greats to Sky Movies Superheroes on Virgin Channel 404 and also in HD on Channel 434.
  • Sky Sports has rebrand Sky Sports World Cup to Sky Sports 2 on Virgin Channel 503 also in HD on Virgin Channel 513.

Thursday, 26 March 2015

Confirmed: Spike TV to launch April 15th (UPDATED)

Viacom has confirmed that Spike TV will launch on TalkTalk, Freesat, Sky and Freeview on April 15th.

Freeviews on Virgin Media in April

Virgin Media Sources has confirmed that Liverpool FC TV will be free on the 15th to 16th April on Virgin Channel 544.

Also Nollywood Movies will be free from April 2nd until April 7th on Virgin Channel 835.

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Sky Movies need an Superhero, Plus World Cup ends day early

From Monday (March 30th) to until April 26th Sky Movies Greats will be known as Sky Movies Superheroes on Virgin Channel 404 also in HD on Channel 434.

Also from Monday (March 30th) Sky Sports World Cup will be rebrand back to Sky Sports 2.

Friday, 20 March 2015

EXCLUSIVE: Nat Geo Wild HD testing on Virgin Media

Media Boy HQ can now confirm that Nat Geo Wild HD is testing on Virgin Media right now.

Virgin Sources think it will be with us before May 2015.


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Thursday, 19 March 2015

New update from Media Boy HQ on new channels testing on Virgin Media

Media Boy HQ has today seen an update on the channels that Virgin Media are testing - but as Monday we cant reveal what we have seen yet.

Bizasia: Zee to close Lamhe next month, New Channel "&TV" to use slot

Bizaisa is reporting that ZEE Network will be launching its new entertainment channel, &TV in the UK next month.

&TV will replace Lamhe on Virgin Channel 811.

&TV launches on Monday 6th April at 7pm.

Local TV on MB Blog: STV given local TV licences for Aberdeen, Ayr and Dundee

Ofcom has today given STV local TV licences for Aberdeen, Ayr and Dundee.

Here is the working of the new STV local Channels:

  • Aberdeen: Around Aberdeen
  • Ayr: Ayrshire Today
  • Dundee: View from the Bridges

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Sky Movies Monsters rebrand back to Sky Movies SciFi

Sky Movies has rebrand Sky Movies Monsters back to Sky Movies SciFi on Virgin Media and UPC Ireland.

Update from Media Boy HQ on the new channels that Virgin may launch

Media Boy HQ has today seen an update on the channels that Virgin Media are testing - but as yesterday we cant reveal what we have seen yet.

UPDATED: Sky Movies and Sky Sports prices set to up early this year on Sky

Sky viewers on Digital Spy Forum is reporting that Sky prices are set to up on June 1st 2015 on Sky.