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7y, 1w agoFound 7 years, 1 week ago
Watch live UK television on your computer, iphone or games console.

Was posted a couple of months ago but thought I'd update it...

http://www.hotukdeals.com/deal/488973/watch-freeview-channels-on-your-iph

Now has over 50 TV channels and 40 Radio Stations
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#1
This is awesome thanks, can watch tv on my iphone. H+R added
#2
Nice one...Thanks
#3
Thanks for the reminder! I did see this posted before but totally forgot about it.

Very handy for me, as I don't have an aerial cable going to the room in which this PC resides. I did have Sky in here (as part of the multiroom) but was cancelled a while back as I never watched it enough to justify the cost. I was thinking about getting a Freesat box, but decided against it after reading reviews on all the cheap players.

Just signed up moments ago, and picture quality is pretty decent with no buffering (apart from the initial start).

Anyone know of a decent website for TV guides? I'm using http://www.tvguide.co.uk/ at the moment but it's not very clean looking. TIA :)
#4
the site also has a guide.
#5
ACIDFORUMS
the site also has a guide.


Yeah I noticed that after I posted lol. Thanks though :thumbsup:
#6
the picture on the ipod touch is amazing, cheers
banned#7
good site but strange name. TVCatchup makes me think it can play old TV episodes that you missed.
#8
Thanks
#9
csiman;7501985
good site but strange name. TVCatchup makes me think it can play old TV episodes that you missed.
Originally, thats what it was but they discovered that infringed copyright. Live streaming (UK only) of freeview channels is 100% legal though.
#10
Thank you, heat and rep applied x :thumbsup:
banned#11
mikehoche;7502184
Originally, thats what it was but they discovered that infringed copyright. Live streaming (UK only) of freeview channels is 100% legal though.

:thumbsup:
#12
Hehe, course the pic is good on the iPod, the screen is tiny!

Yeah, it's an odd one this site, the fact you can only watch what's on at the moment....but handy in some situations!
#13
Just tried it, fantastic!

I use FireFox with 'Adblock Plus' extension, which automatically screens out the advert when you first click on a channel - then leaves the page hanging with a blank screen - reload page to go to the channel. :thumbsup:
#14
Fantastic!! Means i can watch tv at lunch in work :D
#15
Just a warning - with "live" TV I'm pretty sure you need a tv license. If it is catchup that's different.
#16
Thank you. What should be used as "open with" please? I'm not very technical!
#17
Magic,

now watching Sky Sports News at Work! :-)
#18
#19
Kahiara
Just a warning - with "live" TV I'm pretty sure you need a tv license. If it is catchup that's different.


Even if it is live, provided it is being watched on a device "powered solely by its own internal batteries"

http://www.tvlicensing.co.uk/check-if-you-need-one/for-your-home/students-aud1/

Then you do not need a licence.
suspended#20
jamesdew
Even if it is live, provided it is being watched on a device "powered solely by its own internal batteries"

http://www.tvlicensing.co.uk/check-if-you-need-one/for-your-home/students-aud1/

Then you do not need a licence.


You obviously did not read the whole page you provided the link for.... and I cannot be bothered to explain it for you. re-read the page from the link you provided and you will realise you are wrong.

yawn.
#21
how do you get over 50 channels? mines only listing 29? Am I missing an update or something?
banned#22
Tom Servo;7503643
You obviously did not read the whole page you provided the link for.... and I cannot be bothered to explain it for you. re-read the page from the link you provided and you will realise you are wrong.

yawn.

I suggest you read it again as you dont need one if your out-of-term address has one (e.g. parents).
#23
Had this on my iPhone for a while now
#24
can you watch the channels on a 360??
#25
ignore my last questions. 50 is online, my iphone has 29 channels.
#26
jamesdew;7503407
Even if it is live, provided it is being watched on a device "powered solely by its own internal batteries"

http://www.tvlicensing.co.uk/check-if-you-need-one/for-your-home/students-aud1/

Then you do not need a licence.


Failing to mention this applies to STUDENTS ONLY who are still living at home out of term time is a bit of a fundamental flaw in your reply.
suspended#27
csiman
I suggest you read it again as you dont need one if your out-of-term address has one (e.g. parents).


I don’t need to. The original post did not mention anything about students..... therefore his post was hugely misleading by just quoting the line saying you don’t need a licence.... when the vast majority of people do.
#28
i memba this put up last time! its great had it on my iphone n used it at uni when i was bored :)
#29
ted2911
can you watch the channels on a 360??


It works on the PS3 so i would have thought so...
#30
theyiddo
Failing to mention this applies to STUDENTS ONLY who are still living at home out of term time is a bit of a fundamental flaw in your reply.


In this context students are just an example, I should have been a bit more clear to say that you need a licence at home but I can for example watch a handheld TV whereever I like if I have a licence at home, regardless of whether the premesis I happen to be in at the time have a licence.

edit: here is a non- student specific link, read at the bottom

http://www.tvlicensing.co.uk/check-if-you-need-one/topics/technology-top8/
banned#31
axum;7505050
It works on the PS3 so i would have thought so...

does the 360 have a decent browser then?
suspended#32
jamesdew
In this context students are just an example, I should have been a bit more clear to say that you need a licence at home but I can for example watch a handheld TV whereever I like if I have a licence at home, regardless of whether the premesis I happen to be in at the time have a licence.

edit: here is a non- student specific link, read at the bottom

http://www.tvlicensing.co.uk/check-if-you-need-one/topics/technology-top8/


So to clear this all up.... if you watch live TV you do need a licence.... unless you are a student in which case mummy and daddy need one.

jeeezzzz.
suspended#33
csiman
does the 360 have a decent browser then?


no it doesn't.
#34
Tom Servo
So to clear this all up.... if you watch live TV you do need a licence.... unless you are a student in which case mummy and daddy need one.

jeeezzzz.


Yes but the point i'm trying to make is that if you have a licence at home you CAN watch live TV on your phone at work (or other device powered by it's own internal batteries) even if your work does not have a TV licence. But you CANNOT watch a portable TV connected to the mains electricity at work if your work does not have a licence regardless of your home licence.
suspended#35
jamesdew
Yes but the point i'm trying to make is that if you have a licence at home you CAN watch live TV on your phone at work (or other device powered by it's own internal batteries) even if your work does not have a TV licence. But you CANNOT watch a portable TV connected to the mains electricity at work if your work does not have a licence regardless of your home licence.


ok... well looking back at page 2 that doesn't seem to be the point you were originally trying to make.... but I will leave it there.
#36
Tom Servo
ok... well looking back at page 2 that doesn't seem to be the point you were originally trying to make.... but I will leave it there.


I was thinking in the context of other people's comments mentioning watching at work. But yes I agree I was not clear and my comment could have mislead some people.
banned#37
brilliant on iphone - just wish they would add Sky Sports News as a channel for the iphone version
#38
when i click a tv logo it takes me to itunes to buy and download a programme from there! Any ideas?
#39
same with me lonedeal hunter i cant get it to work:roll:
#40
csiman
does the 360 have a decent browser then?


The 360 doesn't have a browser at all so I guess the answer technically is no.

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