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Apr 27 2016
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 …read more »
May 28 2014
Freesat, 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. …read more »
Aug 06 2013
Freesat, 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. …read more »
Mar 07 2013
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 …read more »
Mar 05 2013
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. …read more »
Dec 12 2012
4OD and Demand 5 were originally planned to launch this month on the new freetime receiver, but unfortunately due to additional development, both on-demand services will launch early 2013.
A statement from freesat has confirmed this: …read more »
Sep 03 2012
Freesat 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 …read more »
Aug 09 2012
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: …read more »
Jan 27 2012
Channel 4 have today announced they plan to launch a new television channel around June, allowing viewers the opportunity to catch repeats of its best shows; effectively offering a television version to complement their existing 4OD (on demand) facility.
The new channel, referred to internally as Project Shuffle, will allow viewers who missed the first live broadcast of Channel 4’s most popular shows multiple opportunities to catch up with them over the next seven nights. …read more »
Nov 25 2011
Freesat are to launch a new on demand movie service called BoxOffice365, from Picturebox.
The service allows Freesat customers the opportunity to access movies plus other TV programmes via your Internet connection, for a monthly subscription fee of £4.99 per month, and will be available from around the start of December. …read more »