Panasonic ITV HD break-up issues on Panasonic TVs and PVRs

Update 21/06/2017 – Please see post 196 which highlights a successful claim against Panasonic. The claimant has kindly left his information and details should you wish also to make a claim.

Panasonic ITV HD break-up issues on Panasonic TV’s and PVR’sIt has been brought to our attention by a joinfreesat reader that, following changes to the Forward Error Correction (FEC) used by ITV on it’s HD satellite transponders, Panasonic 2009 – 2012 televisions and their range of DMR XS350/BS750/BS780/BS850/BS880 DVD and BD PVR’s can no longer receive the channel properly Continue reading Panasonic ITV HD break-up issues on Panasonic TVs and PVRs

Freesat announces technology partnership with LG

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. Continue reading Freesat announces technology partnership with LG

Humax and Freesat launch compact and connected Freetime

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 Continue reading Humax and Freesat launch compact and connected Freetime

Vestel Freesat receiver on display at IBC

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 Continue reading Vestel Freesat receiver on display at IBC

Freesat confirms long-term partner Manhattan to develop Freetime set top boxes

Freesat confirms long-term partner Manhattan to develop Freetime set top boxesFreesat, the subscription free TV service, has announced that long term partner Manhattan Technology intends to manufacture a new line of Freetime set top boxes, building on Freesat’s award-winning and top-selling range.

Manhattan, the largest UK-owned Continue reading Freesat confirms long-term partner Manhattan to develop Freetime set top boxes

Panasonic announces smart TV partnership with Freesat

Panasonic announces smart TV partnership with FreesatPanasonic has today announced a landmark deal which will see Freesat’s award-winning Freetime service available in new Panasonic VIERA smart TVs. As a result, Panasonic TV viewers will be able to enjoy the great benefits of Freesat’s Freetime service for the first time whether they take their TV channels by aerial or satellite. Continue reading Panasonic announces smart TV partnership with Freesat

Software update 27-28 January 2014

Freesat are releasing new software from Humax for Freesat+ HD with Freetime boxes today (27 January), this will be an update for both the 500GB & 1TB versions. Freesat HD with Freetime boxes will receive the update on 28 January.

Software details as follows: Continue reading Software update 27-28 January 2014

Software update January 2014

Freesat are releasing new software from Humax for Freesat+ HD with Freetime boxes later today (7th January). This is an update for both the 500GB & 1TB versions. A release for the Freesat HD with Freetime box will follow tomorrow (8th January).

Software details as follows: Continue reading Software update January 2014

Review: Humax HB-1000S Freesat HD Receiver

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 Continue reading Review: Humax HB-1000S Freesat HD Receiver

New Freesat HD with freetime box from Humax launches

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 Continue reading New Freesat HD with freetime box from Humax launches