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Freesat is a UK digital satellite TV service from the BBC/ITV which launched in May 2008. Freesat has no monthly subscription, just a one-off payment for the digital box, satellite dish and installation. It even comes with subscription-free, high-definition TV programmes. As Freesat is broadcast via satellite, it’s available to almost every household in the UK.
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Sep 16 2014

Freesat, the subscription free TV service, has unveiled the latest version of Showcase, its unique editorially-driven TV recommendations service on Freetime.

Showcase is one of the key features of Freesat’s Freetime service. It offers …read more »


Sep 14 2014

Following the announcement back in April that Vestel would be producing a range of products for Freesat, Michael Thistle, a contributor to this website went to IBC 2014 to provide us with his view on the latest offering.

On the Vestel stand they were …read more »


Sep 12 2014

Freesat and SeaChange International, Inc. (Nasdaq: SEAC) have partnered to put service providers on a fast track to introducing connected TV services. This week at IBC2014 (SeaChange stand 1.F70), the Companies will demonstrate a new platform that integrates Freesat’s next-generation Freetime electronic program guide (EPG) …read more »


Aug 04 2014

Joinfreesat Update ScanLatest update scan on all Freesat receivers:

1 added – 154 TruTV
0 deleted
0 changed


Jul 28 2014

Freesat has continued its good start to the year by adding 6,000 new homes in the three months to the end of June, as viewers continue to move away from long term contracts and expensive pay TV packages. In all, Freesat has added 24,000 households in the first half of 2014. …read more »


Jul 21 2014

Joinfreesat Update ScanLatest update scan on all Freesat receivers:

4 added – 153 True Drama, 609 Tiny Pop+1, 980 BBC Red Button 0, 986 BBC Red Button HD
2 deleted – 502 Flava, 506 Bliss
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Jul 17 2014

Freesat Mobile App launches on AndroidFreesat, the subscription free satellite TV service has today launched an Android version of their award-winning Freesat App. Extending the power to manage and control their TVs via mobiles and tablets to even more viewers, the new Android version of the Freesat App is now available for free download from the Google Play …read more »


Jun 23 2014

Line of Duty, Doctor Who and Ant and Dec triumph at the Freesat Free TV Awards 2014The stars of British Television, both sides of the camera, celebrated the very best in Free TV at the sixth annual Freesat Free TV Awards.

Doctor Who, The Day of the Doctor scooped the biggest award of the night, as it was named Best of British TV programme or series. …read more »


Jun 16 2014

Joinfreesat Update ScanLatest update scan on all Freesat receivers:

0 added
1 deleted – 690 Inspiration TV
4 changed – 509 Zing to 663, 403 Food Network to 149, 405 Travel Channel to 150, 404 Food Network+1 to 151


Jun 10 2014

Forces TV to launch on FreesatFreesat, the subscription free satellite TV service, and the Services Sound and Vision Corporation today announce the addition of Forces TV to Freesat’s line-up on channel 652.

Forces TV is a new channel launching in the UK and is the only TV channel devoted …read more »