STV (TV channel)

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STV
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CountryUnited Kingdom
Broadcast areaCentral and northern Scotland
NetworkITV
HeadquartersPacific Quay, Glasgow, Scotland
Programming
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
Ownership
OwnerSTV Group
Sister channelsITV (in England, Wales, the Channel Islands, South Scotland and the Isle of Man)
UTV (in Northern Ireland)
ITV2
ITV3
ITV4
ITVBe
CITV
History
Launched30 May 2006; 14 years ago (2006-05-30)
ReplacedGrampian Television
(Northern Scotland);
Scottish Television
(Central Scotland)
Links
Websitestv.tv
Availability
Terrestrial
FreeviewChannel 3 (SD) (all regions)
Channel 34 (+1) (central west, north)
Channel 103 (HD) (central west)
Cable
Virgin MediaChannel 103 (HD)
Channel 114 (+1)
Satellite
FreesatChannel 103 (SD) (all regions)
Channel 111 (HD) (Central West)
SkyChannel 103 (HD) (all regions)
Channel 803 (SD) (all regions)
Astra 2E10906 V 22000 5/6
Astra 2F11068 V 23000 2/3 S2 (HD)
Streaming media
STV PlayerWatch live
(STV regions only)

STV is a free television channel in Scotland. It is part of the ITV network. It is one of the five main channels in Northern and Central Scotland. It started in 2006, when the old Grampian Television (Northern Scotland) and Scottish Television (Central Scotland) were merged. STV has the channel 3 licence in these areas. In the Scottish Borders, ITV is shown. STV's director is Gordon MacMillan.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Gordon takes control of Scotland ..." Sunday Herald. Archived from the original on 25 December 2007. Retrieved 3 October 2007.