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Discussion in 'Sky Forum' started by adriandg, Jun 17, 2008.

  1. adriandg

    adriandg Member

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    Hi all

    I saw an advert on ITV the other day saying that they have a HD channel running on freesat. Will this channel be available to watch via Sky's HD box? I looked at the EPG the other day and I couldn't see it there.

    Cheers
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    It is only on Freesat currently.
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    no itv hd on sky. ton of threads here already on this if you want further info
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    is it really that difficult to look at the hundreds of threads about this that have been around for weeks?
  5. adriandg

    adriandg Member

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    Is the abuse really neccessary? I only wanted a simple yes or no.

    For your information I did try a search and nothing came up related to what I wanted. Apologies for not having the great search knowledge that you obviously have.
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  6. mmace

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    I didn't see anyone giving you abuse?

    did you try clicking on "search this forum" and searching for ITV HD?

    seems too easy
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    Back to being helpful :D

    ITV HD is classed as an interactive service and ignoring all the BS, this has been an agreement between ITV and Freesat to allow the new service to have an advantage over opting for Sky in the first few months.

    ITV HD will eventually become a channel in its own right, available on Sky, and maybe not too far in the distance. I should know the answer to this tomorrow!
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    Any more news on this Ian?
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    Doesn't look good fella, ITV HD is supposidely an interactive service on Freesat for the reasons of commercial viability rather than to put two fingers up at Sky. ITV cannot justify the HD service being a channel in its own right, so cannot see this changing for a good few months, if at all this year. Sorry.
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    To be fair, I flicked over to the BBC SD broadcast last night and that was only slightly better than the ITV one.
  11. Oldgold

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    I always find BBC's SD coverage far better than ITV's. I didn't look at last night's, but I had a look at the Holland v Romania game and that was far superior to anything that ITV have offered up.

    The FA Cup won't be the same from next season, having to watch it all on ITV and Setanta! :rolleyes:
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    The Search doesn't help though - for "ITV HD" the first relevant entry is this one, the fourteenth down the list.:D
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    It was working earlier, not sure what happened.
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    The session id that you create when you search will only be valid for a certain time. After that time it will no longer work (unless the the people running the forum have infinite disk space to keep a record of every search performed :D )
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    what,like over a year later???:rolleyes:
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    For all those reading this very old thread and who don't know.

    ITV HD is now "on Sky HD",well sort of,you need to add it via "other channels".
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    But ONLY if you have the new EPG (ie at present a Thomson or Pace HD box). Not on Samsung or Amstrad which are still old EPG.

    Oh and the last 2 days ITV HD have been testing upscaling all their programming and they announced last week that a Freeview HD channel - ITV 1 HD - launches on 2 December.

    It might well be coming to Freesat/Sky then or even before - hence these unusual testing (ITV HD normally just shows an unavailable caption aside from the 3 or 4 programmes a week it does screen in HD - at present The Bill and lthe occasional film!) So this testing this week looks significant of something.
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    :rotfl: teach me not to check the last post date lol. I'll get my coat.... :suicide:

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