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#23 Xstream IPTV Service from Mediastreamz

Mediastreamz are offering their new Xstream IPTV service with plans to suit all pockets and no long term contracts as every IPTV service is offered on a PAYG basis. Thousands of movies and hundreds of boxed sets along with a 3 – 7 day catch-up service are all included. This service works on the following […]

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#22 Important Update to using BBC iPlayer from 1 September 2016

The following information has been published by www.skyinmadrid.com: BBC IPLAYER ‘LOOPHOLE’ TO CLOSE ON 1 SEPT From 1st September, all users of the BBC’s iPlayer will be forced to hold a valid TV Licence before catch-up and live tv can be viewed, following a change in the law. The new rules apply to all devices […]

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#21 Agent for NTV IPTV Service

We are now agents for NTV a pay IPTV Service. This service is available on various platforms – these being a MAG250 media streaming box, XBMC Android, Web (PC/laptop). NTV also provide on-line customer support and have Live Help via their website. Not only do NTV provide UK TV content but also Scandinavian, Russian, Sports […]

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#20 Media Box – Turn your TV into a Smart TV

For those who don’t want to go down the pay monthly subscription route for IPTV and just want to access free content then you may want to consider purchasing a small media box to connect to your tv. There are hundreds of boxes out there with differing levels of performance, ease of use, operating software […]

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#19 Smart DNS to unlock access to UK TV content and more

What is Smart DNS? Smart DNS is a new technology that replaces VPN that has been around for the last 40 years or so.  Smart DNS is lighter, faster and far more flexible plus there are no limits to the number of connections nor to the amount that you can watch or download. With your […]

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#18 BBC Channel Migration to new Astra 2E satellite – 6th February 2014

A statement released by the BBC indicates their TV services will be migrating to the new Astra 2E satellite (UK footprint) on Thursday 6th February 2014.  It is anticipated these changes will occur during the early hours, possibly 3.30am, to avoid any disruption to UK services.  See following link for more info:  BBC STATEMENT  ITVs […]

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#17 New BBC HD Channels Launched 10/12/13

On 10th December 2013 the BBC launched its five new HD channels. These were due to be released early 2014 but the BBC decided to bring these forward for Christmas viewing. The channels in question are: BBC News HD, BBC Four HD, BBC Three HD, CBBC HD and CBeebies HD. Three of these channels are […]

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# 16 Announcement from SES Astra re. transfer of channels to new Astra 2E UK Spot Beam

The following announcement was made by SES Astra yesterday evening – 11/12/13:   “As part of SES’ ongoing fleet renewal programme, we will be transferring all the UK Spot Beam transponders currently operating on ASTRA 1N across to ASTRA 2E. This move at the 28.2/28.5ºEast orbital location will take place over several weeks beginning early […]

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#15 IPTV Services & VPNs

With the loss of the main UK TV channels here in southern Spain in February 2014 many customers will be looking for other ways of accessing their favourite programmes and this will involve viewing them via the internet. One free option is via www.filmon.com (also available via Astra2.tv who is a Filmon affiliate).  Alternatively for […]

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#14 Ch5, 5*, 5 USA, ITV1 Regionals, Ch 4 HD & Ch 4/7 No longer being received in the Granada/Jaen Region

On Tuesday 4th December 2012 the following frequencies and channels moved from Astra 1N to Astra 2F: Frequency 10.964, H,  SR22.00, FEC 5/6 – Ch 5 & +1, 5*, 5USA. Frequency 10.994,  H, SR22.00, FEC 5/6 – ITV 1 Granada HD, Central South West SD, Anglia West SD, Meridian North SD, Yorkshire East & +1 […]

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