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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 05 2012

Joinfreesat Update ScanLatest update scan on all Freesat receivers:

1 added – 516 Chart Show TV +1
1 deleted – 516 NME TV
4 changed – 142 True Entertainment renamed 142 True Ent, 302 True Movies renamed 302 True Movies 1, 605 Tiny POP renamed 605 Tiny Pop, 606 Kix! renamed 606 Kix

Dec 14 2011

NME TVIt would appear that NME TV will be closing on all platforms (not just Freesat) from the 5th January 2012. Posted on their Facebook page, they announced: …read more »

Aug 18 2011

Latest update scan on all Freesat receivers

0 added –
1 deleted – 400 Wedding TV
13 changed – 142 True Entertainmnent, 302 True Movies 1, 303 True Movies 2, 500 Chart Show TV, 501 The Vault, 502 Flava, 503 Scuzz, 516 NME TV, 517 Bliss, 603 Pop, 604 Pop Girl, 605 Tiny Pop, 606 Kix! frequency change (to 11307 V 27500 2/3)

Feb 01 2011

Freesat, the subscription-free satellite TV service, today welcomes the addition of NME TV and Bliss to its line-up of more than 170 TV, radio and interactive channels.

The latest launches mean Freesat’s million and a half sales around the UK now have access to further channel offerings from CSC Media’s portfolio of programming, which also includes other music channels, Chart Show TV, Flava and The Vault, as well as the True Movies stable and popular kids’ channels Pop, Tiny Pop, Kix and PopGirl. …read more »

Feb 01 2011

Latest update scan on all Freesat receivers

4 added – 516 NME TV, 517 Bliss, 818 Gems TV Extra, 900 On Demand
1 deleted – 811 Thane Direct
1 changed – tbc

Jan 22 2011

Channel Bliss, part of the CSC Media Group, have confirmed they will launch on Freesat on the 1st February 2011.

Bliss offers a mixture of classic and contemporary hits from the biggest artists in music including Whitney Houston, Beyonce, Micheal Buble and Cheryl Cole. Get up close and personal with your favorite music stars in Bliss Meets! Recent interviews include X Factor winners Joe McElderry and Alexandra burke, as well as the hottest boy band right now, The Wanted. …read more »

Nov 03 2010

Latest update scan on all Freesat receivers

3 added – 108 BBC One HD, 503 Scuzz, 811 Thane Direct
1 deleted – 503 NME TV
1 changed – BBC HD from 108 to 109