What is Freesat?
Freesat is a joint venture by the BBC and ITV to offer High quality free Digital tv programming to every one in the UK and Ireland.
Do I need a licence for Freesat ?
You will already have an RTE license for receiving tv in your premises and no further action is required.
What channels do I get with Freesat ?
Over 150 TV and Radio channels are available on Freesat including BBC 1,2,3,4 BBC HD UTV, ITV 2, 3, 4, ITV HD, Channel 4, E4, More 4 News Channels, Children’s, Movie channels…
How is Freesat different from Free to Air?
Freesat boxes are programmed to receive a designated list of TV and radio channels. All updates are automatic and each Freesat box carries a full 7-day EPG (Electronic Programme Guide) and full recording functionality.Free to Air does not come with a full 7 day guide and has limited recording features.
Does Freesat have Saorview?
No, Saorview is Ireland’s National Digital Service whereas Freesat is the UK National Digital Service. They are two independent digital providers. However,satelliteireland can supply both Saorview and Freesat
How can I get Freesat ?
Freesat has no monthly charges, subscription or contract. You pay ONLY for the equipment and installation fee.In order to recieve Freesat you need both a satellite dish and Freesat box.