Freesat viewers get a new version of ITV Hub

Freesat customers with the latest set-top-boxes can now enjoy a new and improved version of ITV Hub. The catch up and on demand service features a revamped design, which will make it easier to find the programmes you want to watch.

As well as a shiny new look ITV Hub now boasts a bigger range of TV shows available and improved video quality for a seamless viewing experience.

Strong quarter for Freesat as Freetime drives growth

Freesat today announces a strong final quarter to 2015, with the addition of 36,000 new homes in the three months to December 2015. After adding 61,000 homes over the course of 2015, Freesat is now available in over 1.93 million households and is watched by more than four million viewers every week.

Customer numbers have continued to soar for Freetime Freesat’s Continue reading Strong quarter for Freesat as Freetime drives growth

Humax Freetime boxes to launch Netflix application

Humax Freetime boxes to launch Netflix applicationHumax today announced that the award-winning Freesat with Freetime set-top boxes will be the first in its product range to roll out Netflix, the world’s leading Internet television service.

Netflix has over 69 million members worldwide, streaming more than Continue reading Humax Freetime boxes to launch Netflix application

Solid half year for Freesat as Freetime homes grow

Freesat, the subscription free satellite TV service, has continued its positive start to the year with strong take-up of Freetime, its award-winning connected TV service, which has seen a 200% year-on-year increase in new connected customers. Increased awareness and understanding of the Freetime service has resulted Continue reading Solid half year for Freesat as Freetime homes grow

Freesat sees solid start to 2015 with doubling of Freetime homes

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 Continue reading Freesat sees solid start to 2015 with doubling of Freetime homes

Freesat delivers strong final quarter of 2014

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 Continue reading Freesat delivers strong final quarter of 2014

Where does the industry go from here?

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. Continue reading Where does the industry go from here?

Freesat’s the first TV platform to launch children’s On Demand player Hopster

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 Continue reading Freesat’s the first TV platform to launch children’s On Demand player Hopster

Freesat unveils new advertising campaign to promote connected TV service Freetime

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. Continue reading Freesat unveils new advertising campaign to promote connected TV service Freetime

Freesat expands its editorial vision with refreshed Showcase 2.0 service

Freesat, the subscription free TV service, has unveiled the latest version of Showcase, its unique editorially-driven TV recommendations service on Freetime.

Showcase is one of the key features of Freesat’s Freetime service. It offers Continue reading Freesat expands its editorial vision with refreshed Showcase 2.0 service