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FreesatHello and welcome to joinfreesat.co.uk, the unofficial Freesat news site. Find out the very latest information on the Freesat satellite television service, available throughout the UK. This site includes all the latest news, reviews and product details, plus where to buy online at the best price...

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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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 »


Mar 24 2015

Joinfreesat Update ScanLatest update scan on all Freesat receivers:

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3 deleted – 520 Heat, 521 Smash Hits, 524 Kerrang!
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Mar 11 2015

Joinfreesat Update ScanLatest update scan on all Freesat receivers:

2 added – 159 Pick+1, 160 Challenge+1
3 deleted – 650 Psychic Today, 696 TBN Europe, 777 Insight Radio
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Mar 11 2015

Freesat, the UK’s subscription free satellite TV service, today announced the addition of two new time-shift channels from Sky, Pick+1 and Challenge+1 on channels 159 and 160 respectively.

Pick+1 and Challenge+1 join Freesat’s growing entertainment line-up and …read more »


Feb 02 2015

Freesat, the subscription free satellite TV service, has announced strong quarterly results with the addition of 24,000 new homes in the three months to the end of December 2014. After adding 56,000 homes over the course of the year, Freesat is now available in over 1.9 million households and is watched by more than …read more »


Jan 21 2015

Freesat, the subscription free satellite TV service, is sponsoring ITV’s National Television Awards today. Presented by Dermot O’Leary, the National Television Awards will host the biggest stars of Britain’s best-loved shows at The O2 London on Wednesday 21st January 2015, live on ITV (Channel 103) from 7pm. …read more »


Jan 21 2015

Joinfreesat Update ScanLatest update scan on all Freesat receivers:

1 added – 152 Travel Channel+1
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Dec 22 2014

Rounding off a fantastic year for Freesat the team today announced that the award-winning Freesat App is now available for Kindle Fire on the Amazon App Store.

The app acts as a TV guide for all free TV viewers, so whether it’s enjoying …read more »


Dec 18 2014

Freesat, the subscription free satellite TV service, has expanded its editorial offering to support the busy Christmas TV schedule with the launch of two new Christmas genres in its Showcase service. Showcase takes a human touch approach to curate a selection of shows handpicked by Freesat’s in-house editorial team. …read more »