Tag Archives: Freesat

Freesat adds YouTube to line-up

Freesat Box Freesat is celebrating a figure of 3 million product sales by adding YouTube to its free satellite arsenal. Gross retails sales are now over £1 billion, the service noted in a.. more
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Sagemcom to be lead manufacturer for next-gen Freesat boxes

Freesat Box Freesat has today confirmed the principal manufacturer for the service’s next generation set-top boxes. Sagemcom (Sagem Communications) is the tech firm in question, who already produce a number of Freesat boxes,.. more
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Freesat hits the 2 million mark in UK

Freesat Box Freesat has just sold its two millionth unit in the UK. That’s in the last three years of the free satellite TV service’s operation, and it has exceeded original sales projections.. more
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Project Canvas officially christened YouView

Project Canvas has officially been named YouView, the brand which many had speculated would be given to the service. The name is reminiscent of a certain behemoth online video sharing service owned by Google, and any association with that doubtless won’t do the scheme’s chances.. more
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UK viewers could get the iPlayer with Freesat

At the recent Freesat awards ceremony in London, the US based set top box maker, EchoStar, let it be known that it was looking at the free to view satellite digital TV provider Freesat as a future partner. Further to the news that Freesat is.. more
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Freesat considering pay TV option

The free-to-view satellite digital TV provider, Freesat, is said to be considering something that appears to be against all what the broadcaster stands for, a pay TV option. This follows the Ofcom ruling that satellite rival BSkyB must offer its premium sports channels at reasonable.. more
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Freesat chooses VCCP to raise profile

The free-to-view digital TV satellite service, Freesat has appointed the advertising agency VCCP to handle its account and make it into a household brand in the UK. The account, covering marketing and advertising, was fiercely fought over by several agencies. It brief is to get.. more
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Two new channels for Freesat

The free view digital satellite television service, Freesat, continues to grow with an announcement that there will be two additional channels joining the line up. Showcase, a new channel owned by Information TV, will be offering the viewer a wide variety of drama, music and.. more
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Slingbox PVR in Freesat rumour

According to a report by joinfreesat.co.uk, the free to view digital satellite TV service could be joining forces with Slingbox, to launch a brand new Freesat+ PVR product with the Sling technology by the end of the year. This would be a similar product to.. more
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Freesat names award winners

High definition and innovation were the key features at the Freesat 2010 Award winner’s event held in London. Out of the channels available, it was E4 that came out as being the channel with an original voice that appeals directly to its particular audience. Al.. more
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