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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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Nov 27 2015

Strong rumours suggest that UKTV are potentially going FTA very soon, as it appears they have started dual illuminating on a new UK spot transponder.

This potentially means that a deal is done with Freesat and will see a few of the UKTV channels coming very soon; …read more »

Nov 04 2015

Freesat, the subscription free satellite TV service, has maintained its 2015 momentum by adding 6,000 new TV homes in the three months to the end of September. In total, 25,000 new households have taken up the service to date in 2015. Freesat continues to be the preferred TV service for 1.9 million households …read more »

Oct 08 2015

PBS America, the new factual channel from America’s Public Broadcasting Service, is excited to announce its launch on Freesat, the UK’s subscription-free satellite TV service, from 29th October 2015.

Since launching as a pay …read more »

Oct 01 2015

Freesat will launch five new channels today. Joining Freesat’s music and entertainment genres, the new channels will further expand the platform’s free-to-air offering.

YourTV, Fox International Channels’ first ever channel for the UK free-to-air …read more »

Sep 21 2015

Freesat, the subscription free satellite TV service, and LG Electronics (LG), leading global consumer electronics manufacturer, today announced a strategic partnership to provide the Freesat service on LG’s new and existing satellite enabled smart TVs. …read more »

Sep 10 2015

Freesat, the UK based subscription free satellite TV service, today announced that it will now offer its connected TV guide solution to terrestrial, cable and satellite TV operators and CE manufacturers outside of the UK.

Freesat has applied its …read more »

Aug 06 2015

Freesat, the subscription free satellite TV service, has continued its positive start to the year with strong take-up of Freetime, its award-winning connected TV service, which has seen a 200% year-on-year increase in new connected customers. Increased awareness and understanding of the Freetime service has resulted …read more »

Jul 15 2015

Humax and Freesat have launched the most compact and affordable Freetime set-top box recorder to date, bringing the benefits of the subscription free satellite TV service to a wider group of cost-conscious consumers.

Integrated Wi-Fi has been …read more »

May 11 2015

Freesat, the subscription free satellite TV service, has announced a positive start to the year, with strong take-up of Freetime, its award-winning connected TV service. Freesat’s continuing growth demonstrates the ongoing appeal of the free-to-air connected TV service, giving customers high quality technology and engaging …read more »

Apr 15 2015

Spike TV is launching on Freesat today. This new channel will feature exclusive shows from the UK and US, including the entire Breaking Bad series from the very beginning that will feature every weekday at 11pm from today. …read more »