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.
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 »
Nov 14 2012
ITV Player (on-demand) is now available on the Echostar HDS-600RS Freesat+HD Receiver.
The software required to receive ITV Player (channel 903) should have been downloaded over-the-air in the past few days providing you have updates set to ‘automatic’ from within the menu. …read more »
Oct 22 2012
Launch: October 2012 | Price: £279 (rrp)
The Humax HDR-1000S is the very first of the second generation Freesat receivers with <free time>, a service designed to offer the user a more seamless experience in accessing the content you want to watch. …read more »
Oct 16 2012
The first of the next generation Freesat <free time> boxes launches this week, with Humax leading the way. The HDR-1000S will be available in-stores from tomorrow as well as available to buy online.
The new product with more focus on interactive services, including the 7 day …read more »
Sep 05 2012
Never expected this to happen but Samsung have today released a long promised software update for the SMT-S7800.
There doesn’t appear to be any sign of an OTA download, so the only way to update your receiver is via USB install. …read more »
Sep 04 2012
Humax are expected to be the first to launch the next generation Freesat receiver, branded <free time>.
The new receiver, model HDR-1000S is expected to have a 500GB hard drive (1TB optional) and be available by the end of this month. …read more »
Sep 04 2012
Freesat, the UK’s free-to-air digital satellite television provider, today launches a new smart on-screen TV guide, available in its next generation Freesat+ boxes (originally dubbed “G2″).
Called <free time>, the service offers new features in a single, simple and easy to use guide: …read more »