12 Reasons To Buy A Freesat Box

If you want to be free of a subscription fee for watching TV then you will need to get either a Freeview or a Freesat box. Both of these services allow you to access most free-to- air TV channels available in the UK. If you live in an area with limited signal bandwidth for TVs then Freesat will probably be your best bet. Let’s have a look at the reasons you should buy a Freesat box.

Why Buy A Freesat Box?

So why Freesat? What does Freesat have to offer that will be of benefit to you? Let’s have a look at the reasons to buy a Freesat box.

1. No Monthly Fees

With no subscription fees or upgrade fees, after the initial outlay for the Freesat box, that’s it. Nothing else to pay.

2. Many HD Channels Available

Due to the quality of the Freesat signal, there are many more HD channels available than on any of its competitors.

3. Multi-Room Feature

This allows you the ability to keep watching the same episode of the same program whichever room you go to. Handy if you start watching a program in the sitting room, and you fancy a cup of tea, you can continue watching via the TV in the kitchen using a multi-room.

4. Works Where Terrestrial TV Will Not

Many areas of the UK that cannot receive terrestrial TV due to mountainous landscapes or lack of terrestrial aerials. This is not a problem for them if they have  Freesat. As Freesat relies on satellites to transmit their signals, as long as there is nothing blocking the sky from your Freesat dish, you will receive the signal.

5. Around 150 Channels Available

Lots of channels to choose from including dramas, news, factual, cooking, movies, etc

6. Much Higher Picture Quality-Compared To Freeview

Freesat uses a much wider broadband frequency to enhance picture quality compared to Freeview.

7. Can Be Programmed Via A Phone App

Never miss an episode of your favourite show again. You can control recordings etc, via an app on your phone.

8. On Demand Players

Connecting to the internet via an ethernet or wireless connection Freesat has access to all the major on demand channels for catch-up TV.

9. Recording Capabilities

Depending on the model Freesat box you have, you can record up to 4 programs at the same time.

10. Pause And Rewind

If you have a 4K recordable TV box it is possible to pause and rewind the program you are currently watching.

11. Live Restart

This feature is reliant on broadband speed and is only available on some BBC programs.

12. Remote Control

Via an App on your phone you can set and manage recordings on your Freesat box.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to shop for a Freesat box online?

It is safe to buy a Freesat box online as long as you buy it from a reputable retailer.

Can I buy a Freesat box on finance?

You can buy a Freesat box on finance with many retailers offering their own finance deals.

How long do Freesat Boxes take to be delivered?

Freesat boxes are available with next day delivery from Amazon Prime, Currys, Humax Direct and many more.

What Aerial do I need for Freesat?

You do not need an aerial for Freesat, you need a satellite dish.

Can I get Freesat through my TV aerial?

You can get Freeview through your TV aerial, but not Freesat. For Freesat you need a satellite dish.

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