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All of the free TV channels on PGSTART1640 in the UK

Below is a list of all the television and radio channels that you can watch in the UK using one of the free services: DAB (for radio), Freeview, Sky No Card - Sky without a viewing card (Freesat from Sky (or fSfS)) and Freesat.. Where a channel can be watched for free, the channel number is listed below. In addition, if you can watch (or listen) immediately online, press the button in the "web" column.

As some channels are exclusive to one service alone, you may need to get receive more than one service to get all the channels you want. The coverage for Freeview differs too - those channels not provided by the public service "Freeview Light" transmitters the current coverage shown thus (54%), taken from Connected Nations Report 2017: Data analysis'

Key: wb_sunny daytime; watch_later nighttime; account_box funded from the TV License; flags show Freeview channel limits.
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High definition channels
Channel name arrow_drop_down web radio Freeview Sky Freesat
Aljazeera English HD     513 203
BBC Four HDaccount_box live_tv   106watch_later 116watch_later 108watch_later
BBC News HDaccount_box live_tv     503 200
BBC One HDaccount_box   101   106
BBC Scotland HD live_tv   108 scotland flag   110
BBC Three HDaccount_box live_tv   109 england flagnorthernireland flagwatch_later 173watch_later 107watch_later
BBC Two HDaccount_box   102 102 102
Bloomberg TV HD     502 208
CBBC HDaccount_box live_tv   204wb_sunny 607wb_sunny 600wb_sunny
CBeebies HDaccount_box live_tv   205wb_sunny 608wb_sunny 601wb_sunny
Channel 4 HD   104 104 126
Channel 4 HD (Wales)   110 wales flag    
Channel 5 HD live_tv   105 105 105
CNBC HD     505 210
CNN International HD     506  
Earthx TV HD   79 (90%) 180  
France 24 English HD     512 205
ITV 1 HD   103 england flagscotland flag 103 111
New Media HD     594  
Quest HD live_tv     144 167
S4C HDaccount_box live_tv     134 120
SportyStuff TV HD     437  
STV HD   103 scotland flag 103  
Travelxp HD     182  
UTV HD   103 northernireland flag 103  
WION HD     523  
Main TV standard-definiton channels
Channel name arrow_drop_down web radio Freeview Sky Freesat
4Music live_tv     354 501
4seven live_tv   49 (90%) 137 127
5Action live_tv   33 (90%) 150 132
5SELECT   56watch_later 153watch_later 133watch_later
5STAR   32 (90%) 128 131
5STAR +1     228 141
5USA   21 (90%) 141 129
5USA +1     241 130
Aljazeera English   235 (90%)    
Arirang TV     522 214
Arise Play     175  
BBC Albaaccount_box live_tv   7 scotland flag 169watch_later 109watch_later
BBC Fouraccount_box live_tv   9 england flagnorthernireland flagwales flagwatch_later 815watch_later 173watch_later
BBC Four (Scotland SD) live_tv   24 scotland flagwatch_later    
BBC Newsaccount_box live_tv   231   212
BBC One (SD)account_box live_tv   1   101
BBC Parliamentaccount_box live_tv   232 504 201
BBC Red Buttonaccount_box live_tv   250   981
BBC Scotland SD live_tv   9 scotland flag 187 174
BBC Threeaccount_box live_tv   23watch_later    
BBC Twoaccount_box live_tv   2   180
Blaze   64 (90%) 164 162
Blaze +1   81 (90%)    
CBBCaccount_box live_tv   201wb_sunny 643wb_sunny 607wb_sunny
CBeebiesaccount_box live_tv   202wb_sunny 644wb_sunny 608wb_sunny
CBS Reality   67 (90%) 146 135
CBS Reality +1     246 136
Challenge   48 (90%) 160 146
Channel 4 (Wales)   7 wales flag 104 104
Channel 4 (SD) live_tv   4 england flagscotland flagnorthernireland flag 804 104
Channel 4 +1   15   121
Channel 5 live_tv   5 805  
Channel 5 +1   46 (90%) 205 128
Channel 7 (Ghana)     181  
CITV live_tv   203 (90%)wb_sunny 612wb_sunny 602wb_sunny
Classic Hits   88 (90%)    
Classic Hits MCR   91 england flag    
Clubland TV   80 england flag 364  
Court TV     179 177
Dave   19 (90%) 811 157
Dave ja vu   74 (90%) 211  
Deen TV     783  
DMAX   39 (90%) 172 150
DMAX +1     272 151
Drama   20 (90%) 143 158
Drama +1   60 (90%) 243  
Dunamis TV     592  
E4 live_tv   13 england flagscotland flagnorthernireland flag   122
E4 (Wales) live_tv     wales flag   122
E4 +1   30 235 123
E4 Extra live_tv   31 (90%) 139 181
EuroNews English     508  
Film4 live_tv   14   300
Film4 +1   47 (90%) 314 301
Food Network   43 (90%) 140 148
Food Network +1     240 149
Foodxp     712  
FreeSports     422  
GB News   236 (90%) 515 216
GoodNews TV     591  
GREAT! movies   34 (90%) 321 302
GREAT! movies action   42 (90%) england flagscotland flagnorthernireland flag 323 305
Great! Movies Action 1     england flagscotland flagnorthernireland flag 324  
GREAT! movies Christmas 1   63 england flag 320 304
Heart 80s     0112  
Heart 90s     0217  
HGTV   44 (90%) 162 166
— HGTV +1     258  
HobbyMaker   73 (90%)    
HorrorXtra     317 138
HorrorXtra 1     318 139
ITV 1 (SD) live_tv   3 england flag 803 103
ITV 2 live_tv   6 816 113
ITV1 +1   35 england flagscotland flagwales flag 203 112
ITV2 +1   29 (90%)watch_later 218 114
ITV3 live_tv   10   115
ITV3 +1   59 (90%) 219 116
ITV4 live_tv   26   117
ITV4 +1 live_tv   89 (90%) 220 118
ITVBe   28 131 119
ITVBe +1   58 (90%)    
Kerrang! TV live_tv     358 505
Ketchup Too   210 (90%)    
Ketchup TV   209 (90%)    
Kiss (TV) live_tv     356 503
Legend   41 (90%) 148 137
Magic (TV) live_tv     357 504
More4 live_tv   18   124
More4 +1     236 125
NHK WORLD-JAPAN     507 209
Now 70s     england flag 361  
NOW 80s   77 england flag 362  
Now 90s   87 england flag 363  
NTD     185  
PBS America   84 (90%) 174 155
pick   36 (90%) 159 144
Pitaara International     773  
Pop +1     england flag 619  
POP MAX   208 (90%) 620 604
POP MAX +1     621  
Primal Living     670  
Quest live_tv   12 (90%)   172
Quest +1 live_tv   70 (90%) 244 168
Quest Red live_tv   40 (90%) 149 169
Quest Red +1 live_tv   71 (90%) 249 170
Really   17 (90%) 142 160
Rok     329  
RTÉ One   54 northernireland flag    
RTÉ Two   55 northernireland flag    
SBN International     593  
Showcase TV     186  
Sky Arts   11 (90%)   147
Sky News live_tv   233 (90%)   202
Smithsonian Channel   57 (90%) 171 175
SportyStuffTV       250
STV (SD)   3 scotland flag 803 103
STV+1   35 scotland flag 203  
Talking Pictures TV   82 (90%) 328 306
TCC live_tv   78 (90%)wb_sunny    
TG4   53 northernireland flag    
That's TV (UK)   65 (90%) 183 178
The Box live_tv     355 502
Tiny Pop +1     england flag 618  
Together TV live_tv   83 (90%)wb_sunny 170 164
Trace Vault     360  
Trace Hits     359  
TRT World     516 215
UTV (SD)   3 northernireland flag 803 103
UTV +1   35 northernireland flag 203 112
W   25 (90%)   156
— W +1     232  
YAAAS!   211 (90%)    
Yesterday   27 (90%)   159
Yesterday +1   75 (90%) 255  
Local TV channels
Channel name arrow_drop_down web radio Freeview Sky Freesat
Bay TV Clwyd   7 (54%)    
Bay TV Liverpool   7 (54%)    
Bay TV Swansea   7 (54%)    
Big Centre TV   7 (54%)    
Cambridge Presents   7 (54%)    
Estuary TV Doncaster   7 (54%)    
Estuary TV York   7 (54%)    
GREAT! movies +1   61 (54%) 322  
GREAT! movies Christmas   52 (54%) 319 303
Latest TV   7 (54%)    
LONDON LIVE live_tv   8 (54%)    
Made in Bristol   7 (54%)    
Made in Cardiff   8 (54%)    
Made in Leeds   7 (54%)    
Made in Teesside   7 (54%)    
Made in Tyne and Wear   7 (54%)    
Mustard   7 (54%)    
Notts TV live_tv   7 (54%)    
NvTv   7 (54%)    
RealityXtra   68 (54%) 147 134
Sheffield Live   7 (54%)    
STV Edinburgh   8 (54%)    
STV Glasgow   8 (54%)    
That's Berkshire   7 (54%)    
That's Lancashire   7 (54%)    
That's Manchester   7 (54%)    
That's Salisbury   7 (54%)    
That's Solent   7 (54%)    
That's Surrey   7 (54%)    
Thats Oxford   7 (54%)    
The York Channel   7 (54%)    
Tiny Pop   207 (54%) 615 605
Radio stations
Channel name arrow_drop_down web radio Freeview Sky Freesat
Absolute Radio live_tv DAB FM/AM 727 (90%) 0107 724
Absolute Radio 80s live_tv DAB   0200 726
Absolute Radio 90s live_tv DAB   0201  
Absolute Radio Classic Rock live_tv DAB   0203  
BBC Asian Networkaccount_box live_tv DAB FM/AM 709 0119 709
BBC Berkshireaccount_box DAB 719 england flag    
BBC Bristolaccount_box  FM/AM 719 england flag    
BBC C&Waccount_box   719 england flag    
BBC Cambridgeaccount_box  FM/AM 722 england flag    
BBC Cornwallaccount_box   721 england flag    
BBC Cumbriaaccount_box   721 england flag    
BBC Derbyaccount_box   735 england flag    
BBC Devonaccount_box DAB FM/AM 720 england flag    
BBC Essexaccount_box   734 england flag    
BBC Gloucestershireaccount_box   735 england flag    
BBC Guernseyaccount_box   721    
BBC H&Waccount_box   720 england flag    
BBC Humbersideaccount_box   721 england flag    
BBC Jerseyaccount_box   719    
BBC Kentaccount_box DAB FM/AM 719 england flag    
BBC Lancashireaccount_box   720 england flag    
BBC Leedsaccount_box DAB FM/AM 719 england flag    
BBC Leicesteraccount_box   721 england flag    
BBC Lincolnshireaccount_box   722 england flag    
BBC Manchesteraccount_box DAB FM/AM 719 england flag    
BBC Merseysideaccount_box   722 england flag    
BBC Newcastleaccount_box DAB FM/AM 719 england flag    
BBC Norfolkaccount_box DAB FM/AM 719 england flag    
BBC Northamptonaccount_box   734 england flag    
BBC Nottinghamaccount_box DAB FM/AM 720 england flag    
BBC Oxfordaccount_box   722 england flag    
BBC Radio 1account_box live_tv DAB FM/AM flag700 0101 700
BBC Radio 1Xtraaccount_box live_tv DAB 701 0137 701
BBC Radio 2account_box live_tv DAB FM/AM flag702 0102 702
BBC Radio 3account_box live_tv DAB FM/AM flag703 0103 703
BBC Radio 4 (FM)account_box live_tv DAB FM/AM 704 0104 704
BBC Radio 4 Extraaccount_box live_tv DAB 708 0131 708
BBC Radio 4 LWaccount_box live_tv     0143 710
BBC Radio 5 Liveaccount_box live_tv DAB FM/AM 705 0105 705
BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extraaccount_box live_tv DAB 706 0144 706
BBC Radio 6 Musicaccount_box live_tv DAB 707 0120 707
BBC Radio Cymruaccount_box live_tv DAB FM/AM 720 wales flag 0152 715
BBC Radio Cymru 2account_box live_tv DAB FM/AM   0219 735
BBC Radio Foyleaccount_box live_tv DAB FM/AM 720 northernireland flag 0220 717
BBC Radio Londonaccount_box live_tv DAB FM/AM 719 0152 718
BBC Radio nan Gaidhealaccount_box live_tv DAB FM/AM flag720 scotland flag 0139 713
BBC Radio Scotlandaccount_box live_tv DAB FM/AM 719 0116 712
BBC Radio Ulsteraccount_box live_tv DAB FM/AM 719 northernireland flag 0118 716
BBC Radio Walesaccount_box live_tv DAB FM/AM 719 wales flag 0117 714
BBC Sheffieldaccount_box   734 england flag    
BBC Shropshireaccount_box   721 england flag    
BBC Solentaccount_box DAB FM/AM 722 england flag    
BBC Solent for Dorsetaccount_box DAB FM/AM 734 england flag    
BBC Somersetaccount_box   722 england flag    
BBC Stokeaccount_box   726 england flag    
BBC Suffolkaccount_box   720 england flag    
BBC Surreyaccount_box   722 england flag    
BBC Sussexaccount_box   720 england flag    
BBC Teesaccount_box   722 england flag    
BBC Three Countiesaccount_box   720 england flag    
BBC Wiltshireaccount_box   721 england flag    
BBC WMaccount_box DAB FM/AM 722 england flag    
BBC World Serviceaccount_box live_tv DAB FM/AM flag710 0115 711
BBC Yorkaccount_box   720 england flag    
BFBS live_tv DAB FM/AM   0211 786
Capital live_tv DAB FM/AM 724 (90%) 0109 719
Capital Xtra live_tv DAB FM/AM   0114 720
Classic FM live_tv DAB FM/AM 731 (90%) 0106 721
EWTN Radio Britain and Ireland     0147  
Gold live_tv DAB FM/AM   0121 722
Greatest Hits Radio live_tv DAB 716 (90%)    
Heart live_tv DAB FM/AM 728 (90%) 0111 733
Heart Dance DAB   0146  
Hits Radio live_tv   711 (90%) 0188  
Jazz FM     0202  
Kerrang! DAB 717 (90%)    
KISS DAB FM/AM 713 (90%) 0178  
KISS FRESH live_tv   712 (90%)    
KISSTORY live_tv DAB 714 (90%)    
LBC live_tv DAB FM/AM 732 (90%) 0124 734
LBC News live_tv DAB FM/AM   0221  
Magic live_tv DAB 715 (90%) 0180  
Panjab Radio     0130  
PlanetRock DAB   0110 730
Premier Radio DAB FM/AM 725 (90%)    
Radio Khush Khabri     0151  
Radio X live_tv DAB FM/AM   0113 723
RNIB Connect  FM/AM 730 (90%)    
RTÉ 2FM     0164 751
RTÉ Lyric FM     0165 752
RTÉ Radio 1     0160 750
RTÉ Raidio na Gaeltachta     0166 753
RTÉ RnaG   729 northernireland flag    
Scala Radio     0216  
Smooth Radio live_tv DAB FM/AM 718 (90%) 0128 732
Sukh Sagar Radio     0150  
talkSPORT live_tv DAB FM/AM 723 (90%) 0108 731
Trans World Radio   733 (90%)    
TWR live_tv  FM/AM   0138 790
V Radio     0215 736
WRN English     0122  
Streamed TV and text
Channel name arrow_drop_down web radio Freeview Sky Freesat
On Demand 365   265 (90%)    
VisionTV   264 (90%)    
High definition shopping
Channel name arrow_drop_down web radio Freeview Sky Freesat
Daystar TV HD     583 691
Iran International HD     793  
Loveworld TV HD     585  
Other TV channels
Channel name arrow_drop_down web radio Freeview Sky Freesat
A1 TV     759  
Aaj Tak     710  
Aastha     724  
Ahlebait TV     745  
Ahlulbayt TV     787  
Akaal Channel     770  
Arise News   269 (90%) 519  
ARY Family     758  
ARY World     736  
ATN Bangla     779  
Best Direct     669  
Brit Asia TV     767  
British Muslim TV     752  
Channel S     777  
Channels 24     518  
CRAFT EXTRA   85 (90%) 673 817
Create and Craft     683 813
Cruise 1st TV     688  
Dunya News     754  
Eman Channel     757  
EWTN     586  
Faith     590  
Faith World TV     588  
Gems TV live_tv   45 (90%) 665 805
Geo     738  
Geo News International     734  
GOD Channel     580 694
GREAT! tv +1   62 england flag 257 143
Hidayat TV     733  
High Street TV 1     666  
High Street TV 2     667  
High Street TV 3     672  
High Street TV 4     675  
Hum Masala     732  
Hum TV     751  
Ideal World   51 (90%) 664 812
Inspiration TV     584 690
Ion TV     782  
Iqra Bangla     778  
Iqra TV     742  
Islam Channel     737  
Islam Channel Urdu     755  
Islam TV     744  
Jewellery Maker live_tv   72 (90%) 674 807
JML Direct     661  
Kanshi TV     772  
KICC TV     589  
Madani Channel English     746  
MATV Channel     711  
MTA 1     731  
NDTV 24x7     510  
Noor TV     739  
NTV     780  
Phoenix CNE     791  
Pop   206 (90%) 614 603
Psychic Today     680  
PTC Punjabi     766  
PTV Global     735  
QVC live_tv   16 (90%) 660 800
QVC Beauty live_tv   37 (90%) 663 801
QVC Extra live_tv     682 802
QVC Style live_tv   38 (90%) 677 803
Revelation     581 692
Sangat TV     769  
Sanskar TV     725  
Sikh Channel     768  
Sky News Arabia     788  
SonLife   263 (90%)    
Sonlife TV       695
Takbeer TV     749  
TBN UK   66 582  
Thane     679  
The Word Network     587  
TJC   22 (90%) 662 809
TJC Beauty     668 810
TV One     781  
TV Warehouse   90 england flag 676  
TVC News Nigeria     524  
UK 44     756  
Where Local TV broadcast
Channel name arrow_drop_down web radio Freeview Sky Freesat
GREAT! tv   50 (54%) 157 142
Ideal World Extra live_tv     671  
Adult channels
Channel name arrow_drop_down web radio Freeview Sky Freesat
92 News     743  
ADULT Babestn   674 (90%)    
ADULT Babestn2     908  
ADULT Section   699 (90%)    
ADULT Section (start)   670 (90%)    
ADULT smileTV3   673 (90%)    
Babestation     906  
Xpanded TV   678 (90%) 902  

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Monday, 5 September 2022
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Chris.SE
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11:54 PM

Samuel Brown :

I suspect Spotlight TV is no longer on Freesat 500 -
See https://www.philmackcountry.com and https://spotlight-tv.co.uk
If you have access to Freeview on a Smart TV, LCN 271 Channelbox has Spotlight TV in it's Music and Featured sections.
However based on my own experience and from what I read elsewhere, loading the streams can be problematic/non-functional depending on make and model of set!

There also seems to be a selection of Country Music video episodes on Freeview 265 - it's "On Demand 365" streamed channel (scroll to Country Music Entertainment).
If you have a smart TV web browser, there maybe other websites you can load.

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Tuesday, 6 September 2022
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Lesley hobbs
9:14 PM

Forces tv was advertised to be on channel 165 but that doesn't appear to be the case. Please advise as the best comedy programmes are on Forces tv

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StevensOnln1
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10:27 PM

Lesley hobbs: Forces TV closed at the end of June as BFBS (the military charity who ran the channel) decided to refocus on their core objective of serving the armed forces, rather than running a general entertainment channel.

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Wednesday, 7 September 2022
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David Whitney
2:38 PM

Will Freeview be available on my Panasonic TV?

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StevensOnln1
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4:34 PM

David Whitney: If your TV has a DVB-T tuner then it will be capable of receiving Freeview, which it almost certainly will have if it was manufactured in the last 10 years. If you post the full model number we can check.

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Sunday, 11 September 2022
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Alan Small
8:36 PM

Are there still any free-to-view channels on Sky (card required but no subscription)? I've been looking for info but haven't been able to find any recent posts regarding this. If there are still non-sub channels that require a card perhaps details could be added to this site.

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StevensOnln1
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10:20 PM

Alan Small: I answered this on another post recently. The only remaining free to view channels I'm aware of are London Live and the other local TV channels (I think there are only one or two others available on satellite) and 3 out of the 4 STV HD regions (STV West HD is free to air). There may be a couple of +1 channels but there isn't much you'd miss out on by using a Sky box without a viewing card, other than having the correct BBC/ITV/Channel 4 regions.

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Chris.SE
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10:28 PM

Alan Small:

There's a few posts in this thread that you may find helpful -
https://ukfree.tv/article/1107051370/PGSTART620/irt1037325#b1037325

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Chris.SE
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10:30 PM

Ah ha, looks like we were both writing replies at the same time :)

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