British Urdu news channel, UK 44 has abruptly been taken off the Sky EPG today.

The channel, which launched on EPG 854 in September last year has proved a success in UK ratings, hence the sudden exit comes as a surprise. Furthermore, the timing couldn’t be worse – ahead of the start of Ramadan, which gets underway this weekend.

Sky only remove channels from the EPG line-up based on two reasons: 1. Technical fault with the channel 2. Payment issue with broadcaster. understands that the problem is down to EPG scheduling and that the channel will return anytime up to three days.

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