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Freeview timeshares


On Freeview, multiple channels are broadcast on the same frequency, in a "multiplex". Channels that aren't on-air all day may also share a video stream. This page shows how they all fit together.

Key: SD channelHD channelvacant capacity T2 multiplexes require a "Freeview HD" receiver
◉ Latest update: 23 November 2022 (Quest)

PSB1 multiplex


Available to ~99% of UK · 24 Mb/s · 7/9 SD streams
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BBC One
BBC Two
5.30amCBBC 7pmBBC Three
5.30amCBeebies 7pmBBC Four
BBC News
BBC Parliament
BBC Red Button 1
2 additional SD streams are available in Scotland:
Midnight/1am[BBC Alba shares with five BBC radio stations]4pm/5pmBBC Alba Note A
BBC Scotland
Note: (A) BBC Alba broadcasts 5pm-midnight weekdays, 4pm-1am Saturdays, 4pm-midnight Sundays

PSB2 multiplex


Available to ~99% of UK · 24 Mb/s · 12 SD streams
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ITV1 / STV / UTV [varies by region]
Channel 4
Channel 5
ITV2
ITV3
E4 Note B
Film4
Channel 4+1
More4
ITV4
E4+1
ITV1+1 / STV+1 / UTV+1 [varies by region] Note C
Notes: (B) E4 is replaced by S4C in Wales · (C) ITV1+1 is replaced by ITVBe in the Channel Islands

PSB3 multiplex


Available to ~99% of UK · 40 Mb/s · 2 SD + 6/7 HD streams T2
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5 Select
TBN UK
BBC One HD
BBC Two HD
ITV1 HD / STV HD / UTV HD [varies by region] Note D
Channel 4 HD
Channel 5 HD
5.30amCBBC HD 2pmCBBC HD Note E 7pmBBC Three HD Note F
5.30amCBeebies HD 7pmBBC Four HD
Notes: (D) ITV1 HD is not broadcast in the Channel Islands · (E) At 2pm on Saturdays and Sundays, CBBC HD is replaced by S4C HD in Wales · (F) BBC Three HD is replaced by BBC Scotland HD in Scotland, and by S4C HD in Wales

COM4 multiplex


Available to ~90% of UK · 27 Mb/s · 17 SD streams
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QVC
Drama
5 USA
TJC
ITVBe
ITV2+1
5 Star
5 Action
Legend
Great! Movies Action Note G
Channel 5+1
4amH 5amJ 6amCITV 9pmITV3+1
2amK 3amTCC 5amBlaze
CBS Reality
Dave Ja Vu
3amNote L 5amTogether TV
TalkTV
vacant (previously used for Quest)
Notes: (G) Great! Movies Action is replaced by E4 in Wales · (H) ITVBe+1 · (J) ITV4+1 · (K) Blaze+1 · (L) RealityXtra 2

COM5 multiplex


Available to ~90% of UK · 27 Mb/s · 16 SD streams
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Sky Arts
Really
Dave
E4 Extra
Pick
Quest Red
Food Network
Gems TV
Film4+1
Challenge
4seven
3amTogether TV+1 7amSmithsonian Channel
Drama+1
Quest+1
5amY'dayYesterday​+1 7amCreate & Craft 10pmSmile​TV3
Sky News

COM6 multiplex


Available to ~90% of UK · 27 Mb/s · 16 SD streams
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Quest
W
Yesterday
Great! Movies
1pmQVC Style 7pmQVC Beauty
DMAX
HGTV
MidnightXpanded TV 7amIdeal World
MidnightBabestation 5amvacant 8amJewellery Maker 1pmPBS America
HobbyMaker
EarthxTV
Talking Pictures
4amClassic Hits 7amThat's TV (UK)
Pop
Al-Jazeera English
GB News

Local TV multiplex


Selected regions only · 9 Mb/s · 5 SD streams
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Local TV channel [varies by region]
Great! TV
Great! Movies Christmas
RealityXtra
Great! Movies+1 6amTiny Pop10pm

Northern Ireland multiplex


Available to ~71% of NI · 9.8 Mb/s · 3 SD streams T2
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TG4
RTÉ One
RTÉ Two

Manchester multiplex


Available to ~55% of Greater Manchester · 18 Mb/s · 3 SD streams
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Great! Movies Christmas​+14amGreat! TV​+110pm
Classic Hits MCR
TV Warehouse

Cardiff multiplex


Cardiff region only
Note: Not broadcasting any services!



Related links


TV Channel Lists · full list of channels
Digital Bitrate · technical multiplex data (bitrates, etc.)
terrestrialtv.uk · live list of channels and Discord chat
Digital Spy · Freeview discussion forum
Freeview · official website