Blaze channel now available on Freesat

A+E Networks UK extended distribution of its new free-to-air channel BLAZE, following a deal with subscription-free satellite TV platform Freesat.

On Monday 31st October, BLAZE became available to the 1.9 million Freesat homes on channel number 162. The announcement came six weeks after the successful global debut of the new entertainment brand in the UK on Continue reading Blaze channel now available on Freesat

Poll: Which Channel (Realistically) Would You Like To See Next?

Joinfreesat Poll

With the arrival of the narrow focus satellite beam (Astra1N), I thought it time that we have a new poll, and nothing starts off a good debate better than “talk of channels”.

Astra1N will give broadcasters plenty to think about with a number of opportunities to purchase more space to launch channels free-to-air (fta), especially important to those that must broadcast on the narrow UK beams to ensure they are only accessible within our territory (though most of us know that access throughout Europe is still possible). Continue reading Poll: Which Channel (Realistically) Would You Like To See Next?

Create and Craft Launches Tuesday 15th

Create and Craft joins Freesat

Ideal World’s Create and Craft channel is set to launch on Freesat, Tuesday 15th September 2009. This will be the first channel to launch on the Freesat EPG in a long time, following a few recently departures of some shopping channels following financial difficulties.

Create and Craft was launched in 2003 and is the only 24 hour crafting shopping network in the world. It provides demonstrations of products and allows you to buy them in an easy and convenient manner. It really is the clever way to shop. A team of 14 presenters reflect the channel’s motto: Family, Friendship and Fun!