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.
Sep 27 2013
Out of the blue, Humax announced the launch of their new single tuner Freesat HD box, with <free time> built-in. This took the industry by surprise hence why there are no reviews out there (at time of publishing), but behold; now there is!
Of late, Freesat has been …read more »
Sep 12 2013
Freesat, the subscription-free satellite TV service, has today announced the launch of its new Freesat HD with freetime box, further bolstering the products available with freetime built in. The Freesat HD with freetime box is manufactured by Humax and will be available to buy from the 12th September from retailers including …read more »
Sep 06 2013
Humax are to launch a new single-tuner <free time> receiver this month, capable of USB recording, network client and then later in the year, turn your main <free time> box into a server and access its recordings through this receiver.
Information on the HB-1000S …read more »
Aug 09 2013
A few weeks ago Manhattan sent us their latest product to test, explaining that it was a brand new freesat HD receiver not only to replace the current Plaza HD-S, but also the hugely successful Plaza DS-100A. We initially thought that Manhattan had gone mad, until we realised that they have managed to combine both units into one …read more »
Aug 09 2013
Freesat, the subscription-free satellite TV service, has today announced the launch of the most compact Freesat HD set top box to date and at a new market beating price point. The new Freesat HD box, manufactured by Manhattan, is priced at under sixty pounds and is expected to be a popular choice amongst those looking …read more »
Aug 08 2013
A new software update has been released for the Humax HDR-1000S/1010S <free time>, available from today.
Software details as follows:
Model Number HDR-1000S and …read more »
Mar 19 2013
Freesat, the UK’s free-to-air digital satellite television provider today launches its slick new white <free time> box.
Freesat’s white box, manufactured by Humax, is the latest product with the <free time> service built in. As well as offering a great choice …read more »
Feb 13 2013
If you are a frequent visitor to sites like this and the forums, it won’t have gone unnoticed that the new Humax HDR-1000S <free time> receiver has a few glitches, mainly linked to recording and hard drive re-formats.
Having tried for weeks to get a firm …read more »
Dec 18 2012
Following the launch of the Humax HDR-1000S Freesat+HD <free time> receiver there has been an extensive number of bugs/glitches reported which Humax/freesat have been working on.
Humax have today announced that the first revision of the software (version 1.00.16) …read more »
Nov 14 2012
ITV Player (on-demand) is now available on the Samsung SMT-S7800 Freesat+HD Receiver.
The software required to receive ITV Player (channel 903) should be available to download over-the-air now providing you have updates set to ‘automatic’ from within the menu. …read more »