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FreesatHello and welcome 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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May 11 2015

Freesat, the subscription free satellite TV service, has announced a positive start to the year, with strong take-up of Freetime, its award-winning connected TV service. Freesat’s continuing growth demonstrates the ongoing appeal of the free-to-air connected TV service, giving customers high quality technology and engaging …read more »


Feb 02 2015

Freesat, the subscription free satellite TV service, has announced strong quarterly results with the addition of 24,000 new homes in the three months to the end of December 2014. After adding 56,000 homes over the course of the year, Freesat is now available in over 1.9 million households and is watched by more than …read more »


Jan 21 2015

Joinfreesat Update ScanLatest update scan on all Freesat receivers:

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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 15 2014

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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 »