Freesat launches, ITV to join BBC with HD channel

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The UK broadcast landscape changes again today with the official unveiling of Freesat, the BBC/ITV joint venture that aims to bring redefine standard and high definition TV services. Unlike Sky, once installed Freesat viewers will have unlimited access to around 80 free-to-air channels. This number is expected to double by the end of the year.From [...]


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This is all very good news for someone. I ask myself who, because the news of Freesat has not been advertised very well, it certainly passed me by and I am signed up for updates from the Freesat website. :rolleyes:


Extra confusion given Sky have had their FTA satellite service (also called Freesat) running for a couple of years now.


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I am interested in this service, and i have found a few stb's for it but nothing with anything like sky+ functionality, does anyone know if they exist yet or are coming in the near future?


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Hi Chaps

does anyone know if i can simply unplug my sky cable from my sky box and plug it into the freesat one! or is that just wishing to much!


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