If you bought your TV or recorder before 2016 it probably doesn't have Freeview Play. This is because Freeview Play isn't a downloadable service, but instead needs equipment that's already installed with it. You can add it to your current TV by connecting it to a Freeview Play recorder.
Find out what you need to get Freeview Play
Or, if you're buying a new TV, double check with the retailer that it has Freeview Play installed – it's now built into TVs from most leading manufacturers, including LG, Panasonic, Philips, Sony and Toshiba, as well as a number of retailer own brands.
Check out our products page to see a selection of Freeview Play recorders and TVs.
For live and on-demand viewing on mobile devices, there's the Freeview mobile app.
What else do I need?
You'll also need a minimum internet connection of 2Mbps and all the associated channel apps – which are BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4, My5 and UKTV Play. You'll also need a TV licence.
Watching TV shows or films uses around 1GB of your internet or mobile data per hour for SD and up to around 3GB per hour for HD.