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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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Mar 22 2014

Manhattan Plaza HDR-S Software v1.2.6 releasedManhattan have released a software update for their Manhattan Plaza HDR-S Freesat+HD model, which includes assorted core stability and recording fixes as well as a number of software enhancements. It is important to note that due to the changes in this release, a factory default is required after updating. Recordings will not be lost …read more »


Dec 12 2013

Joinfreesat Update ScanLatest update scan on all Freesat receivers:

3 added – 410 Film On TV, 661 Rishtay, 662 Colors
1 deleted – 695 Sonlife
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Dec 10 2013

Joinfreesat Update ScanLatest update scan on all Freesat receivers:

5 added – 147 BBC Three HD, 148 BBC Four HD, 212 BBC News HD, 607 CBBC HD, 608 CBeebies HD
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Oct 28 2013

Joinfreesat Update ScanLatest update scan on all Freesat receivers:

1 added – 512 NOW Music
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Oct 17 2013

Joinfreesat Update ScanLatest update scan on all Freesat receivers:

1 added – 651 Community
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1 changed – 652 Psychic Today (channel change to 650)


Oct 16 2013

Joinfreesat Update ScanLatest update scan on all Freesat receivers:

1 added – 804 TV Warehouse+
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Sep 24 2013

Joinfreesat Update ScanLatest update scan on all Freesat receivers:

0 added –
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1 changed – 145 Challenge (frequency change)


Aug 27 2013

Joinfreesat Update ScanLatest update scan on all Freesat receivers:

2 added – 409 Holiday & Cruise, 734 LBC Radio
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2 changed – 690 Inspiration TV, 802 Bid (frequency changes)


Aug 12 2013

Joinfreesat Update ScanLatest update scan on all Freesat receivers:

2 added – 814 QVC Extra 818 QVC Style
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1 changed – 120 S4C Digidol (frequency change)


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 »