TVPlayer Plus launches on Freesat today

Freesat today announced that streaming service TVPlayer Plus is now available on Freesat. TVPlayer Plus offers access to 26 popular TV channels – including Comedy Central, MTV, Lifetime, and Discovery Channel – all for £5.99 a month, or a £59.99 yearly fee. Available in Freesat’s On Demand section from today, TVPlayer Plus allows viewers to watch shows both live and on demand. Continue reading TVPlayer Plus launches on Freesat today

Ketchup TV launches on Freesat

Freesat today announced it has added Ketchup TV to its extensive on demand line up. Available from today, Ketchup TV offers free children’s entertainment and educational shows.

Firm favourites for children on Ketchup TV include Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom, Little Baby Bum, Caillou, Fireman Sam and Thomas and Friends Continue reading Ketchup TV launches on Freesat

Freesat launches Wuaki.tv application

Freesat, the subscription free satellite TV service, has today announced the launch of video on demand service Wuaki.tv on its platform. Available from today to all Freesat viewers with a connected set-top-box, Wuaki.tv offers instant access to a huge range of the latest and best-loved movies and TV shows.

From recent blockbusters to critically acclaimed television Continue reading Freesat launches Wuaki.tv application

Freesat teams up with Curzon Home Cinema to launch film On Demand service on Freetime

Freesat teams up with Curzon Home Cinema to launch film On Demand service on FreetimeFreesat, the satellite TV service, is delighted to announce the launch from today onwards of the Curzon Home Cinema video On Demand service on Freetime, its award-winning connected TV service. Curzon Home Cinema is Freesat’s first film On Demand and pay per view player. Continue reading Freesat teams up with Curzon Home Cinema to launch film On Demand service on Freetime

Channel 5’s Demand 5 now available on <free time>

Channel 5's Demand 5 now available on free timeFreesat, the subscription free satellite TV service, has today announced the launch of Demand 5 on <free time>. This addition completes the full set of the UK’s top on-demand players on Freesat, joining 4oD, ITV Player and BBC iPlayer meaning that Freesat is now the only satellite TV provider with all full player apps. Continue reading Channel 5’s Demand 5 now available on <free time>

Poll: What would you like freesat to focus on?

Poll: What would you like freesat to focus on?Freesat has made some radical moves forward in recent months to keep pace with the industries need to offer ‘interactive’ this and ‘on-demand’ that, but is that what the consumers want?

In our latest poll, we ask this very question. As freesat fans/consumers, what would Continue reading Poll: What would you like freesat to focus on?

From catch-up to catch-on: what TV can gain from going online first

Author: Giles Cottle is Head of Strategy at freesat

You’ll be hard pressed to have missed the hype surrounding Netflix’s new House of Cards series. A high-profile ad campaign has accompanied its launch, including blanket coverage on London’s Underground, among other places. Continue reading From catch-up to catch-on: what TV can gain from going online first

Rumour of Freesat partnership with Netflix

Freesat announce partnership with NetflixFreesat are rumoured to have agreed a partnership deal with Netflix for incorporation into the new G2 spec receivers due to be announced tomorrow.

The deal will allow Freesat customers the opportunity to rent/stream the latest blockbusters from Netflix via their G2 spec Continue reading Rumour of Freesat partnership with Netflix

Poll: What would be most important to you in the G2 spec?

With Freesat expected to announce the G2 specification and range of receivers in September, I thought it would be a good opportunity to ask what functionality would be most important to you in deciding to buy.

The functionality I’ve included based on information I’ve received so far are: Continue reading Poll: What would be most important to you in the G2 spec?