|Freeview channel numbers change on September 19th 2012
Following a consultation earlier in the year, from lunchtime on Wednesday 19th September, you will have to retune to get the new numbers allocated to some Freeview channels; in particular those used for News, Adult, Children and high definition services.
Published on 1st August 2012 at 16:06 by Brian Butterworth
DMOL (DTT Multiplex Operators Ltd), the company that manages the channel numbers used on Freeview, have decided to make some changes to the allocations to allow the Freeview platform to grow over the next three to five years.
The changes will happen from lunchtime on Wednesday 19th September 2012. In summary the changes are:
•Adult channels move to 171-198
•News channels move to 131-150
•Children's move to 121-130
•HD channels move to 101-120
•General entertainment channels now have 1-99
•Text services move to 200-224
•MHEG services move to 225-299
•Interactive channels stay on 300-3