Freesat has announces a third era of set-top boxes with a launch of 4K boxes with storage for recording
Freesat, not to be confused with Freeview, has announced a new operation of TV boxes that will concede viewers to entrance their programmes but a pain of monthly bills.
The new box arrives 4 flavours with a customary 4K TV Box (£124.99), 500GB chronicle (£199.99), 1TB chronicle (£229.99) and 2TB chronicle (£269.99).
Similar to Sky, Freesat uses a satellite plate to accept channels. It’s home to over 180 TV channels and 39 radio stations, with a operation of on-demand players including BBC iPlayer and ITV Hub and streaming services such as Netflix accessible interjection to a built-in internet connection.
Bringing a new boxes into line with some-more complicated TV observation habits, a rested interface allows users to demeanour forwards and retrograde 7 days in a EPG (Electronic Programme Guide. Set-up is designed to be an easy routine and some-more easy for those looking to switch from a opposite satellite provider (cough, Sky Q, cough).
With a recordable 4K TV box, viewers can postponement and rewind live TV (up to a point), as good as record adult to 4 channels concurrently when connected to a wide-band LNB satellite dish. And as you’ll be means to bond to a Internet with these boxes, they can be interconnected with a Freesat mobile app. Create a Freesat account, and we can set recordings and reminders when you’re divided from home.
Alistair Thom, Managing Director of Freesat said: “we’re gay to deliver a subsequent era of set tip boxes to raise consumers’ radio viewing. With so most good programming out there currently, a business have told us that they wish a resolution that combines a best of giveaway to atmosphere and on-demand services. That’s because we’ve grown a new 4K boxes, that concede a business to curate all their party favourites in one place whenever they want, but profitable by a nose.”
The new Freesat 4K boxes are on sale from a finish of February, with prices trimming from £124.99 to £269.99.