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Does anyone know if we have a channel for GB News yet? It seems to be starting on the 31st May.

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Re: New Channel

No channel number has been announced yet, though it'll probably be in the low 600's alongside all the existing news channels

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@YWoodward wrote:

Hi, 

Does anyone know if we have a channel for GB News yet? It seems to be starting on the 31st May.


The channel launch has been delayed (should have been March). A test slate is being transmitted on Freeview as it is a condition of them reserving the channel slot that they must be “using” it within 3 months. This is the only reason it is there. Will it launch on May 31st? We shall see.

PS. They have now reserved channel 216 on Freesat. No channel info on Sky or Virgin yet.

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Looking at digital bitrate it seems VM may be testing 2 channels or apps, possibly GB News HD.

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If you have a satellite box, and either a Sky box or Freesat receiver, or inbuilt satellite tuner on your TV, then you should be able to manually tune into the test signals for GB News HD using the info below.

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