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ITV1+1 data appears on Sky's EPG

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ITV1+1 data appears on Sky's EPG
EPG information for ITV1+1 has appeared on Sky's programming guide, despite no official launch date for the one-hour timeshift channel yet being confirmed.

As pinpointed on Digital Spy's Sky forums, transponder 11.973 V PID 7450 is now carrying EPG information for the one-hour timeshift of the main ITV1 channel which was revealed earlier in the month.

There are currently no transmissions on the channel, apart from a screen which says: "There is a technical fault with this channel."

Despite this development, ITV has not confirmed any plans as yet for the channel's official launch. A spokesman for the broadcaster said: "We continue to explore options with regard to launching ITV1+1.

"ITV has begun preliminary planning in order that, should the launch of a timeshifted channel be an economically viable option, we would be ready to do so."

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