freeview having more channels than the big easy package
Just joined mainly to see if i can get an answer to a nagging question, why does freeview have more tv channels than the big easy package. I would have thought the big easy package would have been the same as freeview
Re: freeview having more channels than the big easy package
While Freeview & Freesat etc may be free to the customer, they are not free to the channels on these platforms. Every platform they join is an additional expence.
They have to weigh up their outlay against what they get in return. Freeview & Freesat have almost complete (96-98%) coverage of the UK potential audience. Virgin only covers just over 40%. Some of them (Horror channel for instance) cover the difference by being subscription channels on Virgin so they get a cut of Virgins income.
Cable customer since 1993. Services: FH TV, Sky Sports & Movies (2xV+), Talk Unlim Telco, VIVID 100, Virgin PAYG Mobile