Friday, 17 September 2021

Rumour: BBC to launch more HD Channels after new Sky deal

Reports on the web say that the BBC may launch local BBC One English HD regions channels plus BBC ALBA HD and BBC Parliament HD as early as October 21th.

The following may launch on October 21st on Virgin Media UK:

  • BBC One East [East] HDFor viewers in East of England.

  • BBC One East [West] HDFor viewers in Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and parts of Buckinghamshire.

  • BBC One East Mids HDFor viewers in East Midlands of England.

  • BBC One NE & C HDFor viewers in North East of England and Cumbria.

  • BBC One North West HDFor viewers in North West of England.

  • BBC One Oxford HDFor viewers in Oxfordshire & Parts of Wiltshire, Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire.

  • BBC One South HDFor viewers in South of England.

  • BBC One South East HDFor viewers in Kent and East Sussex.

  • BBC One South West HDFor viewers in South West of England.

  • BBC One West HDFor viewers in West of England.

  • BBC One West Mids HDFor viewers in West Midlands of England.

  • BBC One Yorks HDFor viewers in Yorkshire and North Midlands.

  • BBC One Yrks & Lin HDFor viewers in East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.


  • BBC Parliament HD 

The BBC has got all the channels listed as "Broadcast schedule begins on Thursday 21 October 2021".

But that time of posting the BBC has still not confirmed if any of the channels listed is set to launch.