Tag Archives: Freesat

Freesat hits one million

The BBC- and ITV-owned free-to-view satellite TV service, Freesat, has announced that it has signed up its one millionth customer, just eighteen months after the digital TV platform’s launch. According to.. more
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Grundig launches Freesat HD PVR

The UK Freesat HD PVR market has been dominated by the Humax Foxsat HDR for some time and this is mainly because of the lack of competition, which is all about.. more
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Freesat one step closer in Oz

Website: Rapid TV News Australia’s federal government has introduced legislation which will pave the way for a “Freesat” service. The free-to-air satellite platform will be aimed primarily at homes which cannot.. more
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CNBC on Freesat

This week will see business and finance channel CNBC, which is owned by the massive US-based news service, NBC Universal, being shown on the free-to-view satellite service Freesat for the first time. The channel can be seen right across Europe and is carried by many.. more
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Freesat shows Six Nations in HD

The free to view satellite broadcaster Freesat has begun to show the six nations rugby tournament in high definition. This comes through the BBC HD channel and can easily be accessed by the consumer purchasing a Freesat set top box or Freesat enabled TV. The.. more
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Freesat wins JML EPG court case

Freesat has walked away from court as the victor in a case that challenged the way that the broadcaster places channels on its electronic programme guide (EPG). Traditionally, the lower the number within the chosen section, the more highly prized it is by channel owner,.. more
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CNBC goes free on Sky

In order to stay in touch with other news providers, CNBC has cancelled the encryption of its news channel on the satellite platform Sky, in a bid to increase its viewing figures for the UK. Removing the encryption means that up to eleven million households.. more
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Freesat to show Winter Olympics in HD

Just as the big freeze begins to thaw, in a few weeks time there will be a mass of winter sports exploding onto the TV screens as the BBC begins coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympics from Vancouver. As the BBC will also be broadcasting.. more
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Freesat extends iPlayer trial

The free-to-view satellite service, Freesat, has announced that it will be expanding the beta tests of the BBC iPlayer to all Freesat users. Initially the broadcaster had been carrying out a closed beta test with just invited users getting access. However it is not strictly.. more
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Freesat welcomed by IMPALA

Freesat, the free-to-view satellite service jointly owned by the BBC and ITV, recently deployed the beta version of its hybrid broadcast broadband MHEG interaction channel (MHEG IC). This enables the broadcaster to offer streamed video-on-demand content, text, graphics and even secure transactions. The organisation that.. more
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