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Changes to the BBC Red Button (updated 30th Jan 2020) 30/01/2020

Update (30th Jan '20)

On Wednesday 29th Feb the BBC issued a statement saying that they are now no longer ceasing the Red Button Text services.

Further details can be read on the BBC news website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-51295430

 

 

Orignal information (28th Jan '20)

Effective from 30th January 2020 the BBC will cease all Red button Text services.

The text based service includes news and sport headlines and business, weather, travel and lottery updates.

The video elements of the service will continue and customers will still be able to enjoy lots of extra coverage from a huge range of sports and live events.

There are a number of alternatives for viewsers, such as the BBC News Channel, BBC Radio 5 Live or BBC iPlayer which has comprehensive news and sports sections which are updated daily.

Further details are available on the BBC website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/contact/questions/help-using-bbc-services/closure-red-button-text

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