Or at least they should be. Enjoy 95% of the nation's favourite programmes on Freeview, all for £0 a month.
Just make sure your TV or recorder is connected to the internet and you’re good to go.
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.
*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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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:
*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.
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:
1TB and 500GB recorders will be available from Humax and Panasonic in 2015.
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