Latest Freeview TV news

What is Freeview Play and how can I get it?
What is Freeview Play and how can I get it? By Rik Henderson

Freeview Play adds connected services to the Freeview mix.... Read more

Freeview Play gets £125m investment to fund major changes
Freeview Play gets £125m investment to fund major changes By Max Langridge

Freeview is due to get some serious investment from the BBC, Channel 4, ITV and Arqiva, part of the Digital UK group, that will see some big changes introduced... Read more

New TV tech explained: What do the logos and buzzwords mean?
New TV tech explained: What do the logos and buzzwords mean? By Rik Henderson

Television manufacturers release new models at least twice a year and the technology in their latest sets is constantly improving. It can be hard to keep... Read more

What is Freeview Bundle Builder and when is it coming?
What is Freeview Bundle Builder and when is it coming? By Max Langridge

Freeview is celebrating 15 years this year, but even though it's getting old, the company shows no signs of slowing down and is constantly coming up with... Read more

Freeview Explore serves up the best daily on-demand content
Freeview Explore serves up the best daily on-demand content By Max Langridge

Freeview Play has a brand new feature that will highlight the best content available on-demand from the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, UKTV Play and any... Read more

Why choose Freeview Play? 7 reasons to go free for catch-up TV
Why choose Freeview Play? 7 reasons to go free for catch-up TV By Rik Henderson

Launched in October last year, the Freeview Play service has gathered momentum of late. Many more supported devices are now available and the free catch-up... Read more

7 great reasons to get a Freeview Play box
7 great reasons to get a Freeview Play box By Pocket-lint Promotion

Freeview Play launched in November 2015 as the company's new connected TV service. With it you're able to scroll backwards and forward by seven days to... Read more

How to build your own TV package and ditch the monthly bills
How to build your own TV package and ditch the monthly bills By Pocket-lint Promotion

It is inevitable that paid TV bills have been rising rapidly in recent times, especially with increasing numbers of TV channels and enlarged costs of... Read more

Freeview Play expands, Hisense, Toshiba, Sharp and Blaupunkt TVs join the party
Freeview Play expands, Hisense, Toshiba, Sharp and Blaupunkt TVs join the party By Rik Henderson

The amount of devices compatible with Freeview Play is set to expand greatly with four new manufacturers jumping on board.From next year, televisions from... Read more

Buying a new TV? Here's what to look for
Buying a new TV? Here's what to look for By Rik Henderson

With Christmas looming and a feast of entertainment about to arrive, you might be thinking of upgrading your television soon.You might have already heard... Read more

Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: F1 Spanish Grand Prix, The Hollow Crown and more
Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: F1 Spanish Grand Prix, The Hollow Crown and more By Rik Henderson

When looking for something to watch it's worth remembering that with Freeview Play you can easily find shows that have been on in the last seven days,... Read more

Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Peaky Blinders, MasterChef and more
Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Peaky Blinders, MasterChef and more By Rik Henderson

Freeview Play TVs, set-top-boxes and other entertainment kit give you the option to scroll back through the electronic programme guide and catch-up on... Read more

Did you know you now get Channel 5 HD on Freeview?
Did you know you now get Channel 5 HD on Freeview? By Rik Henderson

As of yesterday, Channel 5 HD is now in the line-up of free-to-air high definition stations. It has been added to the Freeview electronic programme guide... Read more

Freeview Play to get even better with UKTV support
Freeview Play to get even better with UKTV support By Rik Henderson

UKTV, which runs British channels Dave, Yesterday, Really and Drama, is adding its app to those that work with Freeview Play - the free digital TV catch-up... Read more

Freeview Play release date revealed, coming with Panasonic TVs first
Freeview Play release date revealed, coming with Panasonic TVs first By Rik Henderson

Freeview has announced when the first devices to sport Freeview Play will start to hit the market. It is coming in October.The first sets to be launched... Read more

Freeview Play takes on YouView, adds catch-up directly in EPG
Freeview Play takes on YouView, adds catch-up directly in EPG By Luke Edwards

Freeview has announced its newly rebranded service, Freeview Play. By adding catch-up TV into the EPG it aims to take on YouView, Sky and Virgin.Freeview... Read more

Freeview to tackle YouView threat by developing new connected TV service
Freeview to tackle YouView threat by developing new connected TV service By Rik Henderson

Freeview and Digital UK are partnering to develop a new Freeview-branded connected TV service that will offer free-to-air TV channels alongside on-demand... Read more

Tablet TV: watch and record TV on your tablet anywhere without plugging anything in
Tablet TV: watch and record TV on your tablet anywhere without plugging anything in By Luke Edwards

Watching live digital TV on your tablet right now could be easier, it could be wireless, and it could be all HD with recording options.At the moment Elgato... Read more

Freeview does a YouView, adds catch-up links to online EPG
Freeview does a YouView, adds catch-up links to online EPG By Chris Hall

Freeview wants to get in on the catch-up action offered by YouView and has incorporated links to relevant services into its online programme guide.The... Read more

EchoStar announces slimmest Freeview HD box
EchoStar announces slimmest Freeview HD box By Ian Morris

With analogue TV going the way of the dodo in the UK, there is presumably a lot of demand for people who are still enjoying their old, analogue-only TVs,... Read more

UK 4G network to cause Freeview fuzziness
UK 4G network to cause Freeview fuzziness By Paul Lamkin

The UK's 4G launch has hit another bump in the road, with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) telling the BBC that up to 900,000 homes could... Read more

Freeview HD TV Guide app now on Android and iPad in time for final digital switchover
Freeview HD TV Guide app now on Android and iPad in time for final digital switchover By Rik Henderson

24 October 2012 (a year on Monday) marks the last day in the extensive digital television switchover process as the final analogue TV signal is due to... Read more

Happy talk: The world's first speaking Freeview box lands
Happy talk: The world's first speaking Freeview box lands By Paul Lamkin

Smart Talk and Goodmans have launched the world's first talking Freeview set top box, offering a useful text-to-speech option for users that struggle with... Read more

AVerMedia plans to keep families talking this summer
AVerMedia plans to keep families talking this summer By Paul Lamkin

The World Cup this summer means that ITV and the Beeb are going to be pretty football heavy. Take a look at our guide to see just how many games are being... Read more

Philips and Pace launch Freeview HD receiver and PVR
Philips and Pace launch Freeview HD receiver and PVR By Dan Sung

The maker of the Sky+ box, Pace, has launched a pair of Freeview HD set-toppers in conjunction with Philips which will be out well in time for this summer's... Read more

Navman Spirit TV: 7-inch Satnav with built-in Freeview
Navman Spirit TV: 7-inch Satnav with built-in Freeview By Stuart Miles

Navman has announced that it will be launching a supersized satnav device later in the summer, that will include a Freeview tuner so you can watch TV when... Read more