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FreesatWelcome to joinfreesat.co.uk, the unofficial Freesat news site. Find out the very latest information on the Freesat satellite television service, available throughout the UK. This site includes all the latest news, reviews and product details, plus where to buy online at the best price...

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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Apr 03 2014

Freesat announces new Freetime partnership with VestelVestel, a major player in the consumer electronics industry, and Freesat, the subscription free TV service, have announced a strategic partnership to provide Freesat’s Freetime service via satellite on a range of Vestel’s new smart TVs and set top boxes. The third largest TV manufacturer in the world, Vestel makes TV’s for a variety …read more »


Feb 03 2014

Freesat, the subscription free satellite TV service, has announced strong Q4 results, adding 31,000 homes and bringing total households served to over 1.8 million. Freesat now reaches over 3.8 million viewers..

Freesat’s continuing growth …read more »


Jan 30 2014

Video introduction to the new Freesat appSpotted this the other day, a video introduction to the new Freesat freetime app, staring Rick Edwards (no, wasn’t sure who he is either!)

It’s only a basic video highlighting the key features, but thought it would be quite useful for those considering freetime from Freesat …read more »


Jan 16 2014

New Freesat App puts you in control of your TVAs the nation hunkers down for some great New Year TV, Freesat, the subscription free TV service, has today announced the launch of its new Freesat App for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch – available now on the App Store.

The app acts as a TV guide …read more »


Dec 19 2013

Freesat launches new Children’s Christmas ShowcaseFreesat, the subscription free satellite TV service, has today announced the launch of its new seasonal Children’s TV Guide, the ‘Christmas Showcase’, live on www.freesat.co.uk/hohoho today.

Designed to package the very best of free TV everyday of the Christmas holidays …read more »


Dec 12 2013

Joinfreesat Update ScanLatest update scan on all Freesat receivers:

3 added – 410 Film On TV, 661 Rishtay, 662 Colors
1 deleted – 695 Sonlife
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Dec 10 2013

Joinfreesat Update ScanLatest update scan on all Freesat receivers:

5 added – 147 BBC Three HD, 148 BBC Four HD, 212 BBC News HD, 607 CBBC HD, 608 CBeebies HD
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Oct 17 2013

Joinfreesat Update ScanLatest update scan on all Freesat receivers:

1 added – 651 Community
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1 changed – 652 Psychic Today (channel change to 650)


Oct 16 2013

Joinfreesat Update ScanLatest update scan on all Freesat receivers:

1 added – 804 TV Warehouse+
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Oct 02 2013

A series of channel frequency changes are due to take place over the coming week. This is likely to have little or no impact on Freesat customers, but these are the channels to change, and a press release from Freesat: …read more »