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Phil D

Losing Freeview channels on OLED55B7V

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I've seen some old posts (over a year) via a google search about the issue I'm having which seemed to be a bug then and apparently still is.

I have an OLED55B7V with the latest LG Firmware available according to the Update section on my TV which is 04.70.95.

My issue is that occasionally when I turn on the TV from Standby via the remote, the Freeview channels are no longer tuned and I am required to retune them. I don't experience any issues tuning them and they will stay tuned sometimes for a couple of days.

There doesn't seem to be anyway of reporting the bug. Is anyone else experiencing this issue or know of a way that I can resolve it?

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45 minutes ago, Phil D said:

I've seen some old posts (over a year) via a google search about the issue I'm having which seemed to be a bug then and apparently still is.

I have an OLED55B7V with the latest LG Firmware available according to the Update section on my TV which is 04.70.95.

My issue is that occasionally when I turn on the TV from Standby via the remote, the Freeview channels are no longer tuned and I am required to retune them. I don't experience any issues tuning them and they will stay tuned sometimes for a couple of days.

There doesn't seem to be anyway of reporting the bug. Is anyone else experiencing this issue or know of a way that I can resolve it?

Freeview are undergoing massive changes at the moment with constant changes to accommodate 4G services and the sell off of different bandwidths.  I have had to re-tune Freeview nearly every week for about the last three months.  While it may seem that after a retune there do not appear to be any differences in the channels it could be that they have been moved to a different broadcasting block.

The following site is very good for news on what is happening with free-to-view services in the UK:

https://ukfree.tv/

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2 minutes ago, George Hofmeister said:

Freeview are undergoing massive changes at the moment with constant changes to accommodate 4G services and the sell off of different bandwidths.  I have had to re-tune Freeview nearly every week for about the last three months.  While it may seem that after a retune there do not appear to be any differences in the channels it could be that they have been moved to a different broadcasting block.

The following site is very good for news on what is happening with free-to-view services in the UK:

https://ukfree.tv/

Thanks for your reply. I dont think this is an issue with Freeview as all channels are lost rather than just the odd one. Also its not happening on other tvs in my house. I definitely think it's a firmware problem. 

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