WHAT EXACTLY IS 'FREE TO AIR'?
'Free to Air' denotes a satellite broadcasting system delivering content at no charge to global viewers. These broadcasts are financed by advertising revenues. In the UK and Ireland, the Astra 28.2east hosts the prominent Free to Air system, managed primarily by broadcasting giants like BBC and ITV. We also facilitate access to Free to Air TV from various European regions.
IS A LICENCE MANDATORY FOR 'FREE TO AIR'?
If you have an RTE license for TV reception in your location, no additional licensing is necessary. Emphasizing again, Free to Air is completely free.
WHICH CHANNELS ARE ACCESSIBLE ON 'FREE TO AIR'?
With 'Free to Air', you can access over 200 channels such as BBC, ITV, CH4, CBS, E4, FILM 4, SKY NEWS, and more. A comprehensive channel list is available in our 'channel list' section – [link].
HOW DOES 'FREE TO AIR' DIFFER FROM 'FREESAT'?
'Free to Air' receivers lack extensive 7-day guides and offer restricted recording capabilities. In contrast, 'Freesat' boasts comprehensive 7-day programming guides and superior recording functions.
CAN 'FREE TO AIR' INTEGRATE WITH SAORVIEW?
While 'Free to Air' and Saorview operate as distinct TV platforms, it's possible to merge them in a single receiver. This integrated system, known as a 'Free to Air and Saorview combo', is a favorite among our clientele. It presents both UK and Irish content in a unified package.
HOW DO I ACCESS 'FREE TO AIR'?
To tap into 'Free to Air', you'd need a satellite dish paired with a 'Free to Air' receiver.