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Freesat is a UK digital satellite TV service from the BBC/ITV which launched in May 2008. Freesat has no monthly subscription, just a one-off payment for the digital box, satellite dish and installation. It even comes with subscription-free, high-definition TV programmes. As Freesat is broadcast via satellite, it’s available to almost every household in the UK.
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Mar 24 2011

For those of you keen to obtain the latest technology first, the recently announced Samsung SMT-S7800 is now available from both Comet and Laskys priced £299.99.

Laskys are currently offering 2.5% off all orders using discount code LENT25.

Alternatively, it seems Dixons and Currys are now selling cheaper at £249.00.

You can also keep an eye on our Samsung SMT-S7800 product page for more price inclusions once retailers gain stock; and if you do buy one, be sure to leave your thoughts/review on the product page.

Feb 03 2009

Comet FreesatJust a quick heads up, Comet have the Humax FOXSAT-HDR showing as available for order online, priced £299.99 with free delivery. As per last time, stock doesn’t last long so get yourself to their site ASAP! Note that not all regions may have stock, it depends on the distribution centre, but a few postcode regions we checked came up as delivery available from next Tuesday.

Buy online at COMET here

Jan 20 2009

Comet FreesatFor all those looking to purchase a Humax FOXSAT-HDR Freesat+ Digital Box, Comet are now accepting orders online with delivery dates from 27th January 2009. The price has increased to £299.99 plus Free/£5.80 delivery.
Buy online at COMET here

Argos FreesatArgos are now showing some stock availability priced at £293.59 plus £5.80 postage. Ignore the stock notice and try to purchase, it worked on a test we did, but might be dependent on your location. (edit – out of stock again!)
Buy from ARGOS online

Maplin FreesatAlternatively Maplin are showing as having stock available; previously they were just taking pre-orders. Maplin are charging £299.99 also with Free delivery.
Pre-order from MAPLIN here

Nov 28 2008

Comet FreesatOk, this will probably be our last update on availability, as it seems the product is becoming more accessible. In future, please refer to the Humax FOXSAT-HDR Price Comparison page. Comet are now accepting orders online again for the new Humax FOXSAT-HDR Freesat+ Digital Box, priced £299.99 (shows £293.61 but isn’t checking out at that price!). Deliveries are available from Saturday 29th November.

Just don’t forget to remove the HDMI cable they add to your basket, the Humax comes with an HDMI cable included.

Buy online at COMET here

Nov 25 2008

Comet FreesatComet have received a large quantity of Humax FOXSAT-HDR’s and are now accepting orders online again, for delivery from 2nd December 2008…but be quick!

Buy from Comet Online

Nov 21 2008

Comet FreesatComet are now accepting orders online for the new Humax FOXSAT-HDR Freesat+ Digital Box, priced £299.99. Deliveries are available from Monday 24th November.

Buy online at COMET here

Argos FreesatArgos are also accepting orders for home delivery, priced £299.99, and if you use discount code AFD10 you’ll get free delivery, which could be as soon as the 24th November 2008 (depending on location).

Buy online at ARGOS

Oct 03 2008

Comet Freesat Best PriceComet, not wanting to be outdone by Dixons’ consistent low Freesat prices have released a 15% off discount code, applicable on all Freesat HD digital boxes until 10th November 2008.

They are offering the Humax FOXSAT-HD at £127.49 plus delivery (£5.95) and the Grundig GUFSAT01HD at £110.49 plus delivery (£5.95).

So if you are looking for Freesat HD, and not waiting for the Freesat PVR, then this is a good time to buy. Visit Comet online here, entering discount code FREESAT15 at checkout (also applies to store collections, just book the collection online).