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What is Freeview Play?

Freeview Play gives you the biggest shows live and on demand, all together in one place and all for free. With over 70 TV channels, 15 HD channels and seven on-demand players, that’s a whole lot of something for nothing.

How do I get it?

First, you need a Freeview Play TV or recorder. Then, once you've set it up and connected it to the internet, you're good to go. 

You'll find programmes from BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4, My5 and UKTV Play sitting alongside live television in your TV Guide. Other services are available from the Freeview Play apps page, such as BBC News and BBC Sport.

What do I get with Freeview Play?

  • More than 70 standard channels
  • Up to 15 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
  • Search & Recommendations
  • Help & Alerts

Explore Freeview Play

Channel 100 gives you access to our on-demand players, our Search and Recommendations features and support from the Help & Alerts section, all in one place. 

You can find your favourite shows via the universal search feature, and get specially curated recommendations from BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All4, My5 and UKTV Play. The Help & Alerts section lets you find out how to get the most from Freeview Play.

What else will I need?

You'll need a minimum broadband speed of 2Mbps to watch catch-up and on-demand services – this will count towards any monthly broadband data allowance you have. You'll also need to have a TV licence.

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