TVCatchup

TVCatchup is an Internet television service for viewing free-to-air UK channels. It operates as a cable service and retransmits BBC, Channel 4, Channel 5, and ITV along with many more channels. The service is UK only, overseas viewers should use Transponder.tv.
Users can access the service via most browsers as well as smartphone and tablet apps. The service is funded by advertising, with a pre-roll advertisement preceding the live channel stream.
TVCatchup retransmits free-to-air channels appearing on Freeview and Freesat within the UK. Users can view up to 17 channels live via the Internet. The service is not currently geoblocked.

TVCatchup retransmits free-to-air channels over the Internet on the basis of section 73 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988), which allows for the retransmission ofTVCatchup retransmits free-to-air channels over the Internet on the basis of section 73 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988), which allows for the retransmission of ‘qualifying services’. Retransmission to 3G/4G mobile devices is prohibited, though home WiFi Mobile reception remains unaffected.

Channel streams  on TVCatchup’s website are by default set to ‘Auto’, though streams are available at 1200 kbps, 900 kbps and 550 kbps. On the Android and Apple iOS apps, there is no option to change the stream bitrate. An app for Amazon Fire is also available and TVCatchup supports Chromecast natively via its website.
A seven day TV Guide is available through the TVCatchup website.

Website: https://tvcatchup.com


 

Channels

Entertainment
BBC One
BBC Two
BBC Alba
BBC Four
BBC One Scotland
BBC One Wales
BBC One Northern Ireland
ITV
ITV2
Channel 4
s4C
Channel 5
Quest

News
BBC News
BBC Parliament
Al Jazeera English
RT
CGTN

Music
VIVA

Children’s
CBBC
CBeebies

Other
BBC Red Button
Community Channel
Millenium TV

Shopping
Create And Craft
Craft Extra
Ideal Extra
Ideal World
TV Warehouse
QVC
QVC Beauty
QVC Extra
QVC Style

 

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