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Vintage TV not available

Thought I'd give it a bit of time to see if the issue gets resolved, but it's not been available for me for most of the day now.

 

 

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Hi Thommo14,

 

Thanks for posting!

 

I'm sorry to hear you're having trouble with Vintage TV.

 

What happens when you try and view that channel? Do you get an error message/code on screen? 

 

Speak soon

 

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Over the past 2 weeks Vintage TV has been down more than it`s been up. What is the problem now ? Can VM not provide a stable performance lately on anything ? 

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We've had exactly the same - I'm not currently at home but we get a message along the lines of "Sorry but this channel is currently unavailable"

With uktv gone it's pretty much removed all our options for decent, mindless, background TV and has compeltely removed the only option for quality varied music

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7/08/2018 and vintage  tv is down yet again, what s going on. and why are the VM staff not replying to this ???  

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All appears not to be well with Vintage TV at the moment.

They recently pulled their Freesat feed following a dispute over EPG fees increasing, & have pulled their service from Freeview on August 1st.

In a brief statement, Vintage TV said it was "currently working on an exciting new way" for viewers to watch the channel.

https://www.a516digital.com/2018/08/vintage-tv-pulled-from-freeview.html

Makes me wonder if Sky & Virgin will be next.

 

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I emailed them for a date when they informed virgin they would be taking the channel offline , the high pitch tone that was present this morning was like the end of broadcast on the BBC in the good old days after the national anthem, so  they replied they cannot comment so I have called Ofcom with a complaint, seems we`re back to  petty squabbling tv companies yet again ! 

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It has gone from Sky as well.  Disappeared overnight.  So don't expect it back anytime soon.....

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An official announcement of what the hell's going on would be kinda nice

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@SteveGill wrote:

An official announcement of what the hell's going on would be kinda nice


The fix time on Service Status seems to say it'll be back on the 15th, but as this is an issue with the channel themselves then here's their statement:

https://mobile.twitter.com/VintageTV/status/1027232420985270273

Thank you for your patience. The live stream of Vintage TV is now available at watch.vintage.tv and you can also watch many of your favourite shows on demand. We know a lot of you are asking questions about Sky and Virgin, and we will have more news in the coming days.

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