With over 170 TV and radio channels, On Demand players and HD digital TV through a set-top box and just a one-time installation cost, Without subscription costs, Freesat really does offer excellent value for money.
Freesat is a digital satellite TV service from the BBC and ITV, offering even more free channels than are available on Freeview. As with Freeview, there are no ongoing fees and you don’t have to worry about a contract – but you’ll need a dish fitted to your home to receive Freesat. While this can require an initial outlay, it may suit those who don’t get the best reception with Freeview. You’ll also need a Freesat set-top box – some of which allow you to pause and rewind live TV. But what else does Freesat offer, and is it the best option for your home? Read on to find out more.
What channels are available on Freesat? While Freeview offers 70 TV channels, 15 HD channels, and more than 30 radio stations, Freesat trumps that by giving access to more than 200 options, with over 20 in HD.
Alongside the five main TV channels – BBC One, BBC Two, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 – Freesat customers can access channels such as Entertainment: BBC Three, BBC Four, ITV2, ITV3, ITV4, E4, More4, 5 USA, 5 +1 News: BBC News, BBC Parliament, Sky News, Russia Today (RT), Al Jazeera Films: Film4, True Movies Lifestyle: Food Network UK, Showcase TV, FilmOn.TV, Travel Channel Kids’: CBBC, CBeebies, CITV Music: Vintage TV, The Vault, Magic.
Freesat HD has over 20 HD channels in total including BBC One HD, BBC Two HD, BBC News HD, ITV HD and Channel 5 HD. To enjoy these channels you’ll need a television with a Freesat HD tuner (also known as DVB-S2), or a compatible set-top box or PVR (personal video recorder).
Satellite dishes are a cost-effective way to receive your choice of television.
Freesat Installation in Aylesbury and surrounding areas can be completed in under 2 hours with everything you need to get up and running supplied by us.
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