Freesat

Freesat was created to ensure that everyone has the best of free digital TV, no matter where they live in the UK.freesat

With a 99% coverage area in the UK, Freesat really is the platform that is available for everyone. Freesat requires NO monthly subscription, charges or contract to receive the fantastic FREE channels on offer. All that is required is the installation of a new Freesat digital satellite system, which is a 'one-off' cost'. GC Aerials & Satellites can supply and install Freesat SD, Freesat HD and Freesat HD PVR, satellite systems, all described below.

Now the UK's fastest growing Digital TV service with 1.4 million customers, offering 160+ Digital TV and radio services, including Free HD, Freesat+ to record, pause and rewind; BBC iPlayer, with ITV Net Player coming soon.

Freesat is jointly owned by ITV and the BBC and launched in May 2008. To view a list of channels available through this service check the Freesat website.

There are a number of different systems available under the Freesat umbrella;

  • Standard Definition boxes - The Standard channel collection.
  • High Definition boxes - The Standard channel collection with Access to High Defintion channels, currently BBC One HD, BBC HD and ITV HD.
  • Personal Video Recorders (PVR’s) - High Definition boxes, with the added Functionality of Recording directly to the box, no tapes, no rewinding, no hassle.

For more information on this service feel free to contact us.