Freesat have today announced the addition of six new TV and Radio channels available on Friday 5th September.
The newest additions to the Freesat platform particularly strengthen the radio line-up, with RTÉ Radio 1, RTÉ 2fm, RTÉ lyric fm and RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta joining.
Also new are the three ‘time-delay’ channels from Channel 4, including Film4 +1, E4 +1 and More4 +1. Showing identical programmnig to the original channels, just with a one hour delay, should the times suit you better.
All channels and variants will automatically be updated via your Freesat digital box sometime during tomorrow (usually around 11am).
Commenting on the addition of the new channels, Emma Scott, Managing Director of Freesat, said,
We’re pleased to announce the addition of these new services to the platform. The RTÉ Radio stations bolster Freesat’s radio offering for listeners, while Channel 4’s time-delayed services give viewers further opportunities to watch these popular channels
Adrian Moynes, Managing Director of RTÉ Radio said,
RTÉ Radio is looking forward to launching on Freesat this Friday. Listeners with Freesat will be able to hear RTÉ Radio in high quality sound anywhere in the UK, which is good news for consumers with an interest in Irish radio
Sarah Rose, Head of VOD and Channel Development for Channel 4, says,
The time delayed channels we are launching onto Freesat will give our viewers even more opportunities to enjoy our programming