4 weeks ago
Recently the Subtitles on BBC are flashing 888 up in the corner at regular intervals when the subtitles are on. Any clue why this is happening and how to stop it?
It's an issue with BBC 1&2, it doesn't happen on other BBC channels. It's related to teletext 888(old channel you'd go to for Teletext subtitles) it appears as if BBC haven't changed this.
3 weeks ago
Good Morning flaxthejute,
Thanks for your post and I hope the subtitles issue was not too disturbing for your viewing over the festive period.
If this is still on going, have you checked out service status page? To see if this is itemised
888 us usually a reference to analogue subtitles rather than the digital ones we provide. Are you sure that the subtitles are enabled via your Virgin box & remote rather than the TV itself?
Thanks, please keep us posted.
a week ago
Hi. this 888 is driving me mad
the subtitles are on via the box settings and not the TV
I have the TiVo box
ive also noticed That when I watch subtitles on pre recorded bbc channels it doesn’t work even when it states that subtitles are on.
Getting the same problem, just started recently out of the blue