Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Latest News from Media Boy HQ on new channels testing 2017

Last updated March 22nd 2017 at 13:15 (THIS POST WILL STAY AT TOP OF BLOG FOR NOW):

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

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

LFC TV free on Virgin Media UK for two weeks

Non Liverpool FC fans has until April 3rd to watch LFC TV on Virgin UK Channel 544.

Monday, 20 March 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Virgin Media UK launches logos on some BBC Radio Channels

We have just found that Virgin Media UK are now broadcast logos on some BBC Radio Channels.

Sony to Power up Kix Power again from March 30th

Virgin UK Channel 738 has confirm that Kix Power will be power up by Sony on March 30th.

Thursday, 16 March 2017

Digital TV Europe: Liberty Global reportedly back in talks with Vodafone

Story from Digital TV Europe:

Liberty Global and Vodafone have resumed talks about a possible corporate tie-up, according to a report by The Register.

Media Guardian: Rupert Murdoch's Sky bid to be investigated by UK regulator

Story from Media Guardian:
Rupert Murdoch’s £11.7bn takeover bid for Sky is to be investigated by the media regulator to see if it gives him too much control of news output in the UK and whether the Murdoch family are “fit and proper” owners following the phone-hacking scandal.

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Quest Red launches on Virgin Media UK

Quest Red has today launch on Virgin UK Channel 215.

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Global Radio rebrand Heart Extra as Heart 80s on Virgin Media UK

Global Radio has today rebrand Heart Extra as Heart 80s on Virgin UK Channel 921.

NOTE at time of posting Virgin Media UK has still to up the EPG banner.

Thursday, 9 March 2017

Local TV on MB Blog: Made in Tesside to launch on Virgin Media UK on March 30th

Story from The Northern Echo:

A Regional TV network is launching a dedicated new channel for Teesside.

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Virgin Media UK starts tests for Quest Red (UPDATED)

Media Boy Sources has confirmed that Quest Red has started to test on Virgin Media UK - is now testing on Virgin Media UK but with no video and no audio.

Monday, 6 March 2017

The Telegraph: ITV's court victory over online broadcasts sets up showdown with Virgin Media

Story from The Telegraph:

ITV has scored a court victory over services that retransmit its broadcasts without permission, setting the scene for a battle this summer with its biggest shareholder, Liberty Global, the owner of Virgin Media.

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Radio Times: Sky Cinema to launch Sky Cinema Monsters Monday

Radio Times has confirmed that Sky Cinema Sci-Fi and Horror will become known as Sky Cinema Monsters from Monday till the end of March.

Motors TV has become UK

New owners of Motors TV has axe the Motors TV brand and has rebrand as UK on Virgin UK Channel 545.