My5, Channel 5’s rebranded on demand player, has launched on Freesat.
Freesat has announced plans to offer a version of its TV Guide to international operators and manufacturers. The first client to use the system, branded ‘Metaphor’, is the Italian Tivùsat.
Humax has launched a new compact receiver for free-to-air satellite platform Freesat.
Freesat says the number of customers using its connected Freetime connected receiver has doubled over the last 12 months.
WATCH VIDEO: Freesat says it is now being watched by more than four million viewers every week. The free-to-air satellite platform is now available in 1.9 million households.
Freesat has revealed the latest version of Showcase, the curated recommendations service available to users of Freetime set-tops and IDTVs. It can also be found on the platform’s supporting apps for mobile and tablet.
Freesat is continuing to add new subscribers, growing its installed base by 24,000 household in the first half of the year.
Freesat has lodged a claim in the High Court alleging the online giant Amazon has violated its trademarks with its Kindle Freetime service.
Freesat is closing in on two million homes after the free-to-air platform added a further 18,000 homes in the first quarter.
Panasonic is to integrate the Freesat Freetime service into new models of its VIERA smart TVs. It means the rollback TV guide and on demand services from the UK’s major broadcasters will be available across both satellite- and terrestrial-delivered channels.