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Has now switched from 2D to 12422, H and is available to all of us once again!
regards
D.
 

ax197

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I heard that M&M is the predecessor of ITV4 !

So far M&M is being transmitted through both 2D and 2A, although as far as I know ITV has not leased any transponder on any other bird than the 2D.

Does anyone know something more about this story ?
 

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ax197 said:
I heard that M&M is the predecessor of ITV4 !

So far M&M is being transmitted through both 2D and 2A, although as far as I know ITV has not leased any transponder on any other bird than the 2D.

Does anyone know something more about this story ?
M&M ratings increased substantially after the tacky struff was taken off late at night, and last reports suggested it would survive the ITV4 launch.

ITV have leased an additional 16MHz of tp space from Astra (about half an average 33MHz bandwidth tp) Its likely to not be on 2D as that bird is just about full. Its a reasonable guess the new half tp is 12422 as M&M (an ITV channel) has appeared on there)
 

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Analoguesat said:
M&M ratings increased substantially after the tacky struff was taken off late at night, and last reports suggested it would survive the ITV4 launch.

ITV have leased an additional 16MHz of tp space from Astra (about half an average 33MHz bandwidth tp) Its likely to not be on 2D as that bird is just about full. Its a reasonable guess the new half tp is 12422 as M&M (an ITV channel) has appeared on there)
Does this mean we might actually be able to get ITV2 or ITV3 in the fringe areas or is it likely they will stay on 2D?

Yan
 

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I reckon ITV1, 2 & 3 will be on 2D, and I suspect ITV4 will find a home there. My guess is that ITV News will move to the new half tp, as its the least problem channel wrt copyrights.
 

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However, having said that, should ITV 1 start new sub regions, and we know theres 3 more coming, its quite possible ITV 2 & 3 & 4 could be shunted off to the new tp (although there could be problems with the football coverage thats going to be on ITV 4 from next year..)

Its all guesswork at the moment.
 

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There is a channel marked 7521 on 12422 H which has a message indicating it is something to do with ITV 1- yesterday it said it was a BBC channel. I think they are trying to keep us guessing.
Update-1.40pm= now it has changed to Living TV.
 

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I read in www.kingofsat.net that M&M has left the 2D bird.

An ITV-owned channel (which however is not ITV News) being transmitted only from the 2A bird ?

What's going on here guys ??!!!
 

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ax197 said:
I read in www.kingofsat.net that M&M has left the 2D bird.

An ITV-owned channel (which however is not ITV News) being transmitted only from the 2A bird ?

What's going on here guys ??!!!
ITV have contracted an additional half tp from SES. Seeing as 2D is "full" (unless theres a tp swap round with Sky) the only free space is on 2A..

Go figure.
 

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isnt it only itv1 that will go FTA?, and is itv2,3,4 staying on the sky package, this would make sense if it were to move to 2a
 

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Although there is a capacity problem with 2D, S*y keeps on moving encrypted channels there from 2A/2B.

I strongly believe you are right expecting a possible swap of tp between ITV and S*y
 

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was the region dispute thing sorted out with sky and ftv? arent they gonna put all the regions on the epg once the epg reshuffle comes around or is that only rumour ?
 

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