After 18 months away, Manhattan are finally back with their latest proposition, the Manhattan SX Freesat HD receiver. Whilst not in direct competition with Humax (the sole manufacturer of Freesat products in recent times), it is certainly nice to have an alternative option; even better when targeted at a much lower price range to satisfy the demand of those on a budget, or simply not needing all the bells and whistles. The rrp is £49.95 and is available now. Continue reading Manhattan are back with a new Freesat HD receiver
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.
It 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, 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 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
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, 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 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
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
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
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