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Dec 16 2010

Latest update scan on all Freesat receivers

2 added – 901 BBC iPlayer, 903 ITV Player (“Arriving soon in 2011″)
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Note – cannot confirm if these channels apply to only certain Freesat receivers, or all at this stage.

32 Responses to “Update Scan – 16/12/10”

  1. bryan Says:

    not working yet on the grundig gufsdtr 500hd

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  2. Gordon S Valentine Says:

    Not working on my Humax FOXSAT-HDR.

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  3. peter Says:

    working on 2010 Panasonic TX-L32G20 and 2009 Panasonic TX-L32V10

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  4. MikeC Says:

    OK on my FOXSAT HD

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  5. Gordon S Valentine Says:

    On my box the new channel found thing pop up. Then says no new channel found :(

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  6. lovinthetelly Says:

    Have appeared on Bush HD and Humax Foxsat HDR boxes. Note that the ‘Interactive’ genre is now ‘On Demand’. ITV Player currently showing ‘Arriving soon in 2011′

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  7. robert hill Says:

    hi all on my panasonic it says arriving soon in 2011 so at least panasonic this time got fingers out and and doing some homework on updating tv sets.

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  8. Adam Says:

    Appearing but not working on Bush HD.

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  9. Steve Says:

    Could this have been the news that Graham North at Humax keeps hinting at in his emails or is there some other kind of upgrade coming too?

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  10. Gordon S Valentine Says:

    The Freesat info channel says the BBC iPlayer is now on channel 901. It’s still not showing up on my box. Like Robert says Interactive’ genre is now ‘On Demand’

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  11. Simon Says:

    There on the Technisat HDFS, BBC iPlayer functional and ITV Player available in 2011….. come on 4OD we want you next :)

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  12. mr cando Says:

    Yeah!! both i-players show on my freesat tvs… Booo! I’ve got a panny TH42PZ81B + TX32LZD81 (2008) & the s/w isn’t up to date yet. Hurry up Panasonic, my dads just bought a Samsung & his i-player works out of the box.

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  13. Gordon S Valentine Says:

    At long last my box has found both of the new channels :)

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  14. Neil Says:

    Do these channels only show if you have a valid Ethernet connection in to the back of the STB or TV? I’m not at home tonight so can’t check.

    I wonder if they have plans to add the forthcoming RadioPlayer to 902 in the future?? I saw a demo of this back in October at a conference and it’s written to be complaint with various STB’s, Freesat also hinted in a previous market research questionnaire about their interest in adding it to the platform at a later stage.

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  15. SirBob Says:

    Panasonic 2008 freesat TV’s still not working, note on the player page ‘update for these models shortly’ When???????

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  16. Justin Says:

    @Neil – you need to have an Ethernet connection as these are IP services, so do no work over the air.

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  17. Paul Says:

    @Neil

    The Radio Player would be brilliant. At present, I can only get this through the Wii iPlayer and it is great, but a pain to have to switch to another service as opposed to our lovely Haxsat HD.

    Regards

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  18. Neil Says:

    Justin: I was aware of the need for an Ethernet connection, just wanted to know what is displayed, or if the 901/903 LCN’s are available to non-Ethernet connected HD boxes. I found out for myself this afternoon as I checked it out on my Freesat Panasonic (2009) BS750 BluRay/PVR which although connected doesn’t yet support iPlayer. Not an issue for me though as my 2009 Panasonic TV does which both work fine.

    Paul: RadioPlayer isn’t yet released. There’s a few test stations using a closed beta test version, it’s supported by all the UK’s main commercial groups together with the BBC and would make a great on-demand addition to Freesat when it launches fully, scheduled around February.

    I believe Freesat are also in discussions with Channel 4 about 4OD.

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  19. Paul Says:

    @Neil

    I am sorry, I meant to say that the Wii has the BBC Radio Listen Again option on their version of the iPlayer. Great for the Archers, Clare in the Community, Ed Reardons Week etc.

    Regards

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  20. Neil Says:

    No worries Paul. There must have been discussions about including BBC Radio on the Freesat iPlayer but probably dropped maybe so a future RadioPlayer app can potentially launch on the platform?

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  21. Paul Says:

    @Neil

    Thanks for that. Either way, some sort of radio app would be advantageous and, I would suggest popular with a fair slice of Freesat and iPlayer supporters.

    Back to sweeping snow…………

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  22. Neil Says:

    Out of curiosity are Freesat still running their ads on ITV? I’ve not seen any for a while but then again don’t watch a lot of ITV itself so may have missed them? They should run a few radio ad campaigns across the larger commercial radio stations, cheaper and I reckon would be just as, if not more, effective.

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  23. Mura Says:

    HI
    I got the channels on the channel list. But it cant connect as it says you need an internet connection though i have been connecting it through ethernet cable. ANY IDEAS WHY?

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  24. james Says:

    Any word on iPlayer HD coming to freesat?

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  25. Paul Says:

    @Mura

    I had a similar problem on Saturday. I switched to another channel and then back to 901 and it was up and running. May have just taken some time to connect to the ethernet.

    Will try it again later.

    Regards

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  26. mura Says:

    @paul
    thanks paul. i tried as you suggested. yet no good. any other ideas please
    thanks

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  27. baldfatlimey Says:

    Having the Pani TX-L37V10B tv as a slave to my Pani DMR BS850 means I appear to have the worst of both worlds – as the TV is not coming through the freesat link, but regular ariel and the DVD recorder is not getting iplayer, yet.
    Sigh

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  28. pfguy Says:

    No 903 ITV player showing on my Humax foxsat-hd or Foxsat hdr only showing BBC iplayer on 901. I’m in STV region if that make any difference whether i get ITV Player or not?

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  29. KEV LOMAX Says:

    I HAVE TH-50PZ81B TELEVISION , I HAVE PURCHASED 2 BELKIN SURF POWER LINE ADAPTORS 200 Mbps, TRYING TO CONNECT TO BBC I PLAYER OR ITV ,HAVING KNOW LUCK, CAN ANYONE HELP ME ON THIS PROBLEM PLEASE

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  30. Janet Oswald Says:

    Does anybody know how to connect a DVR-5006 dvd recorder to Goodman GFSAT 100SD box,when there is no out aerial socket to make a loop through been trying for two weeks.

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  31. glyn jones Says:

    anyone know why usb port on dtr94 sagem doesnt work?

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  32. alan Says:

    is there any more info on itv player being released

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