Wednesday, 28 December 2016

Latest News from Media Boy HQ on new channels testing 2016

Last updated December 28th 2016 at 13:54:

Media Boy Blog will keep updating this post to give you all the latest information we can reveal on this post.

What is testing - here is the latest list of new channels testing we have (Text last updated on December 14th 2016):

Channels still testing:
  • That's Solent has also been testing since sometime in 2015 (We forget when) with still no confirmed launch date.
  • Fox News Channel has been testing since July 1st with still no confirmed launch date.
  • Amazon (Red Button Channel) has been testing since November 1st and was set to launch on November 10th but will was set launch on Virgin UK Channel 205 but was removed from testing on November 25th.
  • Bay TV Swansea has been testing since November 1st with still no confirmed launch date.
  • Viceland has been testing since December 5th with still no confirmed launch date.
New Channels launch:
  • S4C HD did launch on June 11th on Virgin UK Channel 555 (Only until Wales is out of Euro 2016.)
  • QVC Beauty and QVC Style was both testing since March 17th 2016 and did launch on June 30th with QVC Beauty being on Virgin UK Channel 741 and QVC Style being on Virgin UK Channel 742.
  • Tru TV has been testing since May 19th 2016 and did launch on July 5th on Virgin UK Channel 212.
  • BBC Olympics 1, BBC Olympics 1 HD, BBC Olympics 2, BBC Olympics 2 HD, BBC Olympics 3, BBC Olympics 3 HD, BBC Olympics 4, BBC Olympics 4 HD, BBC Olympics 5, BBC Olympics 5 HD, BBC Olympics 6, BBC Olympics 6 HD, BBC Olympics 7, BBC Olympics 7 HD, BBC Olympics 8, BBC Olympics 8 HD has all been testing since July 18th and did launch on August 1st from Virgin UK Channels 561 to 568 (HD Channels) and from Virgin UK Channels 571 to 578 (SD Channels) until August 23rd.  
  • Universal Channel HD has been testing since July 26th and did launch on August 1st on Virgin UK Channel 164.
  • NDTV India has been testing since May 17th 2016 and did launch on August 23rd on Virgin UK Channel 836.
  • NDTV Spice has been testing since May 17th 2016 and did launch on August 23rd on Virgin UK Channel 837.
  • Sky Sports Mix HD has been testing since August 10th 2016 and did launch on August 24th on Virgin UK Channel 507.
  • Sky Sports Mix has been testing since August 10th 2016 and did launch on August 24th on Virgin UK Channel 517.
  • Movie Mix has been testing since August 10th 2016 and did launch on August 25th on Virgin UK Channel 425.
  • Movies 4 Men has been testing since August 10th 2016 and did launch on August 25th on Virgin UK Channel 426.
  • POP has been testing since August 10th 2016 and did launch on August 25th on Virgin UK Channel 736.
  • Spike has been testing since August 10th 2016 and did launch on August 31st on Virgin UK Channel 154 with 5USA +1 moving to Virgin UK Channel 185.
  • 5STAR +1 has been testing since August 10th 2016 and did launch on August 31st on Virgin UK Channel 186.
  • Babenation has been testing since August 16th 2016 and did launch on September 20th on Virgin UK Channel 981.
  • 4Seven HD has been testing since November 18th and did launch on November 29th on Virgin UK Channel 203.
  • Kix Power has been testing since November 21st and did launch on December 11th on Virgin UK Channel 738.
  • Arabic Hafla has been testing since February 21st 2015 but stop testing on December 9th 2016.
  • Bay TV Swansea has been testing since November 1st and did launch in December 2016 - Sometime before December 26th - on Virgin UK Channel 159 in the Swansea area.

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