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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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Jan 27 2014

Freesat are releasing new software from Humax for Freesat+ HD with Freetime boxes today (27 January), this will be an update for both the 500GB & 1TB versions. Freesat HD with Freetime boxes will receive the update on 28 January.

Software details as follows: …read more »


Jan 07 2014

Freesat are releasing new software from Humax for Freesat+ HD with Freetime boxes later today (7th January). This is an update for both the 500GB & 1TB versions. A release for the Freesat HD with Freetime box will follow tomorrow (8th January).

Software details as follows: …read more »


Aug 08 2013

New software update for Humax HDR-1000S/1010S todayA new software update has been released for the Humax HDR-1000S/1010S <free time>, available from today.

Software details as follows:

Model Number HDR-1000S and …read more »


Jun 26 2013

New software update for Humax HDR-1000S/1010S todayFreesat are releasing new software from Humax for <free time> boxes later today. This will be an update for both the 500GB & 1TB versions.

Software details as follows:

Model Number HDR-1000S and …read more »


Mar 06 2013

Software update for Humax HDR-1000S available from todayFollowing our report that Humax would launch a new software update towards the end of March, they have pulled out all the stops to release the software today.

The software will resolve a number of major bugs that customers have experienced …read more »


Feb 13 2013

New software for Humax HDR-1000SIf you are a frequent visitor to sites like this and the forums, it won’t have gone unnoticed that the new Humax HDR-1000S <free time> receiver has a few glitches, mainly linked to recording and hard drive re-formats.

Having tried for weeks to get a firm …read more »


Dec 18 2012

New software for Humax HDR-1000SFollowing the launch of the Humax HDR-1000S Freesat+HD <free time> receiver there has been an extensive number of bugs/glitches reported which Humax/freesat have been working on.

Humax have today announced that the first revision of the software (version 1.00.16) …read more »


Oct 22 2012

Humax release first Freesat <free time> boxLaunch: October 2012 | Price: £279 (rrp)

The Humax HDR-1000S is the very first of the second generation Freesat receivers with <free time>, a service designed to offer the user a more seamless experience in accessing the content you want to watch. …read more »


Oct 16 2012

Humax release first Freesat <free time> boxThe first of the next generation Freesat <free time> boxes launches this week, with Humax leading the way. The HDR-1000S will be available in-stores from tomorrow as well as available to buy online.

The new product with more focus on interactive services, including the 7 day …read more »