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List of British television channels

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Table of contents
1 Television Stations
2 Defunct Channels
3 Future Channels
4 BBC British-based channels

Television Stations

These channels are available on digital aerial, satellite and cable systems.


Many channels have a "+1" service. This is an identical channel carrying the same programmes delayed by one hour to give viewers a second chance to catch a favourite programme. They are not included as separate channels here however.

BBC 1, BBC 2, ITV 1, Channel 4 and Five are the only channels available as terrestrial stations.

Defunct Channels

Future Channels

BBC British-based channels

These channels are BBC ventures not available in the UK, in some cases they are similar to channels offered in the UK

See also: Lists of television channels, UK topics