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Rex (previously MetalGearRex) 1,544 posts since 11 May 2016
London London
UKTV and TVPlayer have well, fell out of favour with each other and have taken all of their channels off the service.



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London Lite10,705 posts since 4 Jan 2003
London London
I don't think UKTV did themselves any favours with the restrictions placed on their content. Like ITV, I suspect they wanted more from TVPlayer in carriage fees.

The other reason may be that UKTV (or what is left of it) may be ready to relaunch UKTV Player as a paid service with live streams of the premium channels.

I see they've finally launched Chromecast support, only behind the paywall though.
Last edited by London Lite on 26 March 2019 11:38pm - 2 times in total
London Lite10,705 posts since 4 Jan 2003
London London
As suspected, UKTV Player have now added the live streams of the Freeview channels, including those which have been sold to Discovery on the desktop version, which were previously on TVPlayer.

TVPlayer still have contracts with Viacom, A+E Networks and Discovery, however if Viacom was also to leave, that'd leave them with most of their pay tv entertainment gone.