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Old 12-01-2016, 10:04
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We have suddenly lost most of the U.K. TV channels, BBC1, BBC2, ITV, Channel 4, we can now only get channel 5 and the odd general channels, is anybody else also having problems?

We did start to loose these channels in the evenings from about tea time but now there is nothing even during the day.
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As you know i only have Spanish TV but on FB a lot of people have been complaining about loss of channels, i think the weather conditions have something to do with it .
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We have suddenly lost most of the U.K. TV channels, BBC1, BBC2, ITV, Channel 4, we can now only get channel 5 and the odd general channels, is anybody else also having problems?

We did start to loose these channels in the evenings from about tea time but now there is nothing even during the day.
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Plug your laptop or tablet into the tv. On line go to filmon.tv
every freeviw tv program FREE Gratis No Charge

ENJOY
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Ours is ok during the day, starts to go teatime to early evening back about 2300. Having spoken to the TV engineer, they don't know at the moment what is the cause but it is widespread, spoke to someone from Muro today and they have none either.
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Plug your laptop or tablet into the tv. On line go to filmon.tv
every freeviw tv program FREE Gratis No Charge

ENJOY
Its not free...you have to have an internet connection..

How much do you pay Roy&Myra!!

No help at all to those that do not wish to pay for this facility!

Does anyone else have constructive advice?
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working fine using DT media TV package
Great solution at circa 50 Euros a month??
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Ours is ok during the day, starts to go teatime to early evening back about 2300. Having spoken to the TV engineer, they don't know at the moment what is the cause but it is widespread, spoke to someone from Muro today and they have none either.
Ours was similar 2-3 days ago, but now we've lost everything, apart from C5 and those rubbishy channels. Good job we've got internet to fall back on.
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I saw this post on FB :-

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Hi reference sudden loss of BBC, ITV Channel 4 but not Channel5! It started Sunday 10/1 it will return to normal on Mon 18th (South Mallorca) and Tue 19th (North Mallorca)
The problem will come back again between November 23-30rd Regards Ocean TV.
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Thanks for all your helpful replies, I suppose it's just a case of 'watch this space'. At least it's not isolated to us and it seems to be a fairly general problem. We do use Filmon via our broadband but when there's a popular programme on you do get a lot of buffering (this could be my wifi though).

We have also lost all main channels now at all times of the day, couldn't even get channel 5 this morning!

Anybody with the Movistar fusion tv package, can you get BBC, ITV etc or just Spanish channels?

Never thought I'd say this but 'God bless computers'.
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Its not free...you have to have an internet connection..

How much do you pay Roy&Myra!!

No help at all to those that do not wish to pay for this facility!

Does anyone else have constructive advice?
Are You not on Line El Gordo. And have an Internet connection ?????
Most people who use this site are !!!
Then Sir it's FREE
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Last week I wrote this about the cost of connecting to Movistar Fibre Optic internet. There is no charge for disconnecting and connecting whilst away.

Movistar only install Fibre Optic cables if available, which soon should be nearly every where.

The cost for a standard line is € 51 + IVA per month. This includes 300 mb and a mobile phone number with virtually unlimited calls.

Installation is free of charge.

After 3 months, you are eligible to use as and when needed by just paying for the land line at a cost of € 16.50 + IVA per month.

If you want to be able to use the mobile sim card whilst you are not here but lend to other people ( friends, family ) then the cost is € 27 +IVA per month.

So, to cut a long story short, if you use your property for say, 5 months during a calendar year, the total yearly cost would be around € 370 + IVA ( € 450 )

Hope this helps those of you who come and go on a frecuent basis.

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FREE Internet provision!!

I pay about £30 a month here!

Who do you use that provides FREE Internet access, please??
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Thanks for all your helpful replies, I suppose it's just a case of 'watch this space'. At least it's not isolated to us and it seems to be a fairly general problem. We do use Filmon via our broadband but when there's a popular programme on you do get a lot of buffering (this could be my wifi though).

We have also lost all main channels now at all times of the day, couldn't even get channel 5 this morning!

Anybody with the Movistar fusion tv package, can you get BBC, ITV etc or just Spanish channels?

Never thought I'd say this but 'God bless computers'.
My understanding is that the only BBC channel is the 24 hour news programme. Everything else is stuff that most UK ex-pats wouldn´t watch, and it´s not cheap !

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FREE Internet provision!!

I pay about £30 a month here!

Who do you use that provides FREE Internet access, please??
Hi Tangoman,

By here, I presume you mean N Ireland.

Internet has always been expensive in Spain, but from what I hear, the speeds in Spain are a lot faster.

The prices I mention above are for a special contract which allows you to disconnect and connect again at ones convenience.

A yearly contract without the ability to do this can be cheaper, it all depends if you want to include all the extras they offer you.

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