Monday, 30 June 2014

Rumour: Media Boy HQ given new Sky prices info.

Base on info I have seen Sky price rises are set to go up as following (Virgin Media prices not confirmed yet only seen price list for Sky viewers)
  • Movies +£0.50
  • Sports +£2.50
  • Movies and Sports +£3.00
I have been told that the rest of the Sky Prices will be reveal on July 1st.

Thursday, 26 June 2014

Sony: Sony Pictures TV to acquire CSC Media.

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire CSC Media Group (CSC) in the UK.

Under the agreement, SPT will own and operate the 16 ad-supported channels in the company’s portfolio, pending regulatory approval.

MB Views: What may happen to CSC Media and Sony channels after takeover!

Here is what Media Boy HQ thinks SONY will do with all the CSC Media Channels:

What may rebrand?

Friday, 20 June 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Media Boy HQ give updates on when new Sky Sports HD Channels will launch by.

Base on information I have seen the Sky Sports HD Channels (Sky Sports 3 HD, Sky Sports 4 HD and Sky Sports F1 HD) will launch by July 20th on Virgin Media.

Thursday, 19 June 2014

Local TV on MB Blog: Three more local TV Channels confirmed.

Ofcom has confirmed that Local TV licences awarded to 'That's TV' for Reading, Guildford and Salisbury.

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Media Boy HQ remove Smallworld channel lineup.

Due to Media Boy HQ not seeing any new info on Smallworld areas since March 2014 we have remove the list of channels on Smallworld list on this blog.

Virgin Media launches more BBC Red Button channels for summer of Sports and Music.

Virgin Media has today launch FOUR new Red Button channels and one HD Channels for Wimbledon and Glastonbury.

You can find them on:
  • BBC Red Button 2 on Virgin Channel 992.
  • BBC Red Button 3 on Virgin Channel 993.
  • BBC Red Button 4 on Virgin Channel 994.
  • BBC Red Button 5 on Virgin Channel 995.
  • BBC Red Button HD on Virgin Channel 996.

BBC Red Button 0 will also launch on August 23rd on Virgin Channel 990 for the Commonwealth Games.

Thursday, 12 June 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Sky viewer confirm Sky Sports 5 to launch at 6pm on August 12th.

An Sky viewer has tonight confirmed to Media Boy HQ that Sky will launch Sky Sports 5 on August 12th at 6pm.

Sky Sports 5 will broadcast on Sky, Virgin Media, UPC Ireland and TalkTalk.

The BBC to launch five Red Button Channels for Wimbledon and Glastonbury.

From June 23rd The BBC launch will launch five new Red Button streams for Wimbledon and Glastonbury.

Broadcast: Sky launches European football channel (UPDATE).

Info from Broadcast:

Sky is to launch its seventh sports channel, billed as a home for European football.

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Virgin Media join 'Forces' with Forces TV.

Forces TV has today launch on Virgin Channel 244.

Local TV on MB Blog: STV Glasgow launches in old Telewest areas.

After just 8 days Media Boy HQ has won it campaign to get STV Glasgow in old Telewest areas of Virgin Media.

STV Glasgow can now be seen on Virgin Channel 159 in the west Scotland.

Monday, 9 June 2014

UPDATED: Forces TV to launch on Virgin Channel 244.

Forces TV has confirmed that they will launch on June 10th on Virgin Channel 244.


Wednesday, 4 June 2014

EXCLUSIVE: More Sky Sports HD Channels to launch in July on Virgin Media.

  • Media Boy HQ can now reveal that Sky Sports 3 HD, Sky Sports 4 HD and Sky Sports F1 HD will launch sometime in July 2014 on Virgin Media.
  • Media Boy HQ still can not post new Sky Sports channel numbers yet.
  • When launch the lineup will be as followed.

Virgin Media DO NOT Believe in Local TV.

STV Glasgow WILL only broadcast in Glasgow on Virgin Media. But someone has not sent news to this worker:

Monday, 2 June 2014

Local TV on MB Blog: STV Glasgow launch in Glasgow areas on Virgin Media.

STV Glasgow has now launch in old NTL areas of Glasgow on Virgin Channel 159.