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FreesatWelcome 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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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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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 »


Mar 24 2014

BBC HD channels move to new positions on FreesatTo enhance the channels’ viewing experience a number of changes have been made to the position of BBC HD channels on Freesat. From 24 March, the channel positions will be as follows:

BBC One HD will be on channel 101 for viewers in Scotland, Wales and Northern …read more »


Jan 16 2014

New Freesat App puts you in control of your TVAs the nation hunkers down for some great New Year TV, Freesat, the subscription free TV service, has today announced the launch of its new Freesat App for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch – available now on the App Store.

The app acts as a TV guide …read more »


Dec 19 2013

Freesat launches new Children’s Christmas ShowcaseFreesat, the subscription free satellite TV service, has today announced the launch of its new seasonal Children’s TV Guide, the ‘Christmas Showcase’, live on www.freesat.co.uk/hohoho today.

Designed to package the very best of free TV everyday of the Christmas holidays …read more »


Dec 12 2013

Joinfreesat Update ScanLatest update scan on all Freesat receivers:

3 added – 410 Film On TV, 661 Rishtay, 662 Colors
1 deleted – 695 Sonlife
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Dec 10 2013

Joinfreesat Update ScanLatest update scan on all Freesat receivers:

5 added – 147 BBC Three HD, 148 BBC Four HD, 212 BBC News HD, 607 CBBC HD, 608 CBeebies HD
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Dec 09 2013

Freesat, the subscription free satellite TV service, has today confirmed the launch of five new BBC High Definition channels on the 10th December and a new HD Genre in the New Year as it continues to strengthen its free HD offering. This will bring the total number of HD channels available on Freesat to 11 – more than any other …read more »


Nov 05 2013

Joinfreesat Update ScanLatest update scan on all Freesat receivers:

1 added – 112 ITV+1 Yorkshire (region specific), 119 UTV HD (region specific – Northern Ireland)
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