Welcome to Smart TV – your access to a world of entertainment. Catch up on your favourite TV with BBC iPlayer, watch videos and TV shows on YouTube or even keep up to date on Facebook, all for free.
Some Smart products also offer instant access to music and films and TV series via paid services such as LOVEFiLM, Blinkbox, NowTV and Netflix.
Most Freeview HD TVs are now Smart TVs so in addition to 4 great HD channels and up to 50 standard channels* you can now have lots more entertainment at your fingertips.
If you already have an HDTV you can add these Smart services with selected Freeview+ HD recorders.
Services vary between products so check before you buy.
Check out the lastest Smart TV ranges from the leading manufacturers:
*All channels subject to coverage – check coverage at your address
What do I need?
To access Smart TV you need to connect your Freeview HD TV or recorder to the internet (Smart TV is not available with standard definition Freeview products).
1. Have you got a:
2. Have you got a home broadband connection? (2 Mbps or more required)
3. If the answer is yes to both these questions, simply connect your Freeview TV or recorder to the internet to get TV on demand now. Check your product manual for more information on this and see the overview below.
How do I get connected?
You have three options to connect your Freeview HD TV or recorder.
Ethernet Cable (recommended)
The most reliable way to connect is with an Ethernet cable. These are best suited if your broadband router is situated near to your Freeview HD TV or recorder.
These enable you to safely and conveniently connect by sending the broadband signal round your house using your existing in-house electrical wiring.
Wi-Fi (only some products)
Some TVs and recorders now come with Wi-Fi built-in so check before you buy. Others can be connected using a USB dongle.
For more help on how to connect your Freeview HD TV or box, ask your retailer for more information or contact a digital installer in your area