How do I find my Freesat account?
You'll need to Log in to your Freesat account on our website, which you can find in the top right corner of your screen. Once you've logged in, click on My Account visible in the top right of your screen.
Is Freesat being discontinued?
Freeview and Freesat are now one and the same company. The two brands finalised their long-awaited merger at the end of last week. For those who don't want to shell out a small fortune to enjoy Sky Q, Netflix, Disney+ and Amazon Prime Video subscriptions to watch at home...
How do I register for Freesat?
There are a couple of ways to create a Freesat Account: Via our website - click on Register (top right of the page). Once you have completed the form a confirmation link will be sent to you via email. This should only take a few minutes, you may want to check your spam folder if you experience a delay.
Is a Freesat account free?
Freesat is a digital satellite TV service from the BBC and ITV, offering even more free channels than are available on Freeview. As with Freeview, there are no ongoing fees and you don't have to worry about a contract - but you'll need a dish fitted to your home to receive Freesat.
Can I get Freesat on my smart TV?
Freeview and Freesat cost you nothing, except for the initial cost of the receiver, which is either a digital TV antenna or a digital satellite dish. Meanwhile Smart TVs can plug into your Freeview or Freesat box, but usually come with Freeview or Freesat built in.
Is Freesat better than Freeview?
Freesat offers more channels, but doesn't have All4, whereas Freeview does. If you have poor aerial reception in your area, Freesat may give you a better quality picture, great reception and 100% channel coverage across the UK as it broadcasts via satellite rather than aerial.
Is Freesat still available?
It's interesting to note that in 2021, Freesat was acquired by Digital UK – the company behind Freeview. Therefore, Freeview and Freesat are now under the same roof, although they continue to operate as separate consumer entities – for now, at least.
How do I get Freesat on my TV?
How do I get Freesat? To receive Freesat you'll need an existing satellite dish on your house, or pay to have one installed. Many Freesat customers previously received their TV from Sky and so have a dish ready to go. Otherwise, it can cost around £100 for a dish installation.