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Dec 22 2014
Rounding off a fantastic year for Freesat the team today announced that the award-winning Freesat App is now available for Kindle Fire on the Amazon App Store.
The app acts as a TV guide for all free TV viewers, so whether it’s enjoying …read more »
Dec 18 2014
Freesat, the subscription free satellite TV service, has expanded its editorial offering to support the busy Christmas TV schedule with the launch of two new Christmas genres in its Showcase service. Showcase takes a human touch approach to curate a selection of shows handpicked by Freesat’s in-house editorial team. …read more »
Dec 02 2014
Ignoring the usual Christmas increase in sales, more and more satellite retailers (and other platforms too) are going to the wall as they can no longer justify the long hours for the tight margins, especially in competition fighting over fewer customers with ‘loss-leaders’ like Amazon and the big supermarkets. …read more »
Oct 28 2014
Freesat is excited to announce the launch of Hopster on Freetime, its award-winning connected TV service. Hopster is Freesat’s first dedicated children’s On Demand player.
Freesat already has ten dedicated children’s TV channels, including CBBC …read more »
Oct 20 2014
Freesat, the subscription free satellite TV service, has maintained its 2014 momentum by adding 8,000 new TV homes in the three months to the end of September. In all, Freesat has added 32,000 new households in the first nine months of 2014; it is now available in 1.9 million households and watched by more than …read more »
Oct 16 2014
Freesat, the subscription-free satellite TV service jointly owned by BBC and ITV, has launched a new advertising campaign to promote the great features of its award-winning Freetime service. The campaign will debut on ITV and digital platforms on Monday 20th October and runs throughout November and December. …read more »
Sep 14 2014
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 …read more »
Jul 28 2014
Freesat has continued its good start to the year by adding 6,000 new homes in the three months to the end of June, as viewers continue to move away from long term contracts and expensive pay TV packages. In all, Freesat has added 24,000 households in the first half of 2014. …read more »
Jun 16 2014
Latest update scan on all Freesat receivers:
1 deleted – 690 Inspiration TV
4 changed – 509 Zing to 663, 403 Food Network to 149, 405 Travel Channel to 150, 404 Food Network+1 to 151
May 28 2014
Freesat, the satellite TV service, is delighted to announce the launch from today onwards of the Curzon Home Cinema video On Demand service on Freetime, its award-winning connected TV service. Curzon Home Cinema is Freesat’s first film On Demand and pay per view player. …read more »