What is Free to Air?
Free to Air is a satellite system that broadcasts programming free to customers around the globe.It is funded through advertising. In Ireland and the UK the most popular free to air system is on Astra 28.2east and is operated by the BBC and ITV broadcast station.We can also provide Free to air tv from around Europe.
Do I need a licence for Free to Air?
You will already have an RTE license for receiving TV in your premises and no further action is required. Again Free to air is FREE.
What channels do I get with Free to Air?
Over 200 channels are available on Free to air and are made up of BBC ITV CH4 CBS E4 FILM 4 SKY NEWS etc.You can view the full list of channels in our channel list section ‘link’
How is Free to Air different from Freesat?
Free to air receivers do not come with full 7 day guides and have limited recording functionality whereas Freesat has full 7 day guides and excellent recording features.
Does Free to Air have Saorview?
Free to air and Saorview are two seperate tv platforms but can be combined within the one receiver.This is known as a free to air and Saorview commbi system and is very popular with our customers as it offers both UK and Irish programming all on the one box.
How can I get Free to Air?
To receive Free to air you need a satellite dish and a free to air receiver.