The best things in life are free

Or at least they should be. Enjoy 95% of the nation's favourite programmes on Freeview, all for £0 a month.

What is Freeview Play?

  • Catch up made easy
  • Find programmes from BBC iPlayer, the ITV Hub, All 4 and Demand 5
  • Over 60 TV channels and 12 HD channels
  • Simply scroll back in your TV guide to watch shows you missed from the last 7 days
  • Loads more on demand from the last 30 days
  • No monthly cost

Just make sure your TV or recorder is connected to the internet and you’re good to go.

Catch up on the best TV in the house

Curl up on the sofa with TV on demand from BBC iPlayer, the ITV Hub, All 4 and Demand 5* all in one place with the Freeview channels. You definitely won’t be stuck for something to watch.

BBC iPlayer
ITV
Channel 4
Demand 5

*STV Player available to those who can receive STV Channels.
A minimum broadband speed of 2Mbps is required to watch catch up and on demand services – this will count towards any monthly broadband data allowance. Only selected channels provide 7-day catch up.

Channels at your address

How do I get Freeview Play?

The Freeview Play product range is growing all the time. Just follow these simple steps and you’ll be watching catch up before you know it.

1

Choose a product

First off, you’ll need to buy either a Freeview Play TV or a recorder. Freeview Play is a new standard, so it won’t be found in current TVs and recorders. However, you can add Freeview Play to your current TV, just connect your set to a Freeview Play recorder.

2

Get connected

Next up, make sure your aerial is plugged in securely. Then connect your new TV or recorder to your broadband using Wi-Fi. Now tune in to get your Freeview channels.

3

Start watching

There’s plenty to explore. Just scroll back in the TV guide to enjoy catch up from the last 7 days. You can find even more programmes on demand from the Freeview Play apps area. Plus you get the likes of Netflix, Amazon Prime and YouTube from most TVs and recorders.

Begin your journey

There’s a range of Freeview Play TVs and recorders to choose from – jump in and see which one’s best for you.

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Find out more about Freeview Play

What is Freeview Play?

It’s an easy way to enjoy catch up TV from Freeview.

All you have to do is connect your TV or recorder to the internet*, then scroll back through the TV guide and find a show you missed. You will find programmes from BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, and All 4** in the TV guide, sitting alongside live television. Other services are being added all the time, like BBC News and BBC Sport. Everything you love is in one place.

All Freeview Play products come with:

  • Up to 60 standard channels
  • Up to 12 HD channels
  • Catch up TV available directly from the TV guide
  • Freeview Play apps page with access to TV players
  • Red Button+ service on BBC channels
  • Streaming channels on the TV guide

*A minimum broadband speed of 2Mbps is required to watch catch up and on demand services – this will count towards any monthly broadband data allowance. Only selected channels provide 7-day catch up.
**BBC iPlayer and Demand 5 are available now in the Panasonic TV app area and will be available from Freeview Play in autumn 2015.

Which products will have Freeview Play?

You’ll find Freeview Play in a wide range of new Panasonic TVs and Humax recorders. More brands will become available over time, but for now here’s a list of products which have Freeview Play:

Televisions:

Recorders:

1TB and 500GB recorders will be available from Humax and Panasonic in 2015.