Freesat from Sky

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Freesat from Sky is a British satellite television service from Sky UK. It offers over 240 free-to-air (FTA) channels in its EPG.wikipedia
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Freesat

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This is a greater number than its competitors, Freesat, which has 200+, and Freeview, which has 70+. Freesat from Sky differentiates itself from Freesat not just by its use of Sky equipment but by offering both free-to-air and free-to-view channels. Freesat from Sky (FsfS) is a competitor to the BBC and ITV's Freesat service which also broadcasts from 28.2°E and 28.5°E and the DTT service Freeview. FsfS has over 240 free-to-air channels on its EPG, (which do not require either a viewing card nor a Sky receiver to watch), including Bloomberg Television and the Travel Channel, compared to 198 free-to-air channels on Freesat EPG.
Freesat's main competitors are Freeview, Freesat from Sky, Virgin Media and BT.

Free-to-view

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Freesat from Sky differentiates itself from Freesat not just by its use of Sky equipment but by offering both free-to-air and free-to-view channels.
The remaining channel aimed exclusively at the UK that use the Astra satellites at 28.2°E with a Europe-wide beam and remain free-to-view and encrypted is Sony Entertainment Television and they can be viewed with a Sky Videoguard receiver and a Sky viewing card, either an inactive former Sky pay-TV card or one for the Freesat from Sky package, bought for a one-off fee.

Sky UK

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Freesat from Sky is a British satellite television service from Sky UK.

Freeview (UK)

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This is a greater number than its competitors, Freesat, which has 200+, and Freeview, which has 70+. Freesat from Sky (FsfS) is a competitor to the BBC and ITV's Freesat service which also broadcasts from 28.2°E and 28.5°E and the DTT service Freeview.

Free-to-air

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Freesat from Sky differentiates itself from Freesat not just by its use of Sky equipment but by offering both free-to-air and free-to-view channels. It offers over 240 free-to-air (FTA) channels in its EPG.

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It also has up to six HD channels and Sky Active interactive data service.

Ofcom

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, the number of households with free-to-view satellite television is estimated by Ofcom to be 2.045 million, or 8.0% of households with television.

Churn rate

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(This figure includes households with BBC/ITV Freesat, Freesat from Sky, and 'churned' Sky subscribers who kept their Sky Digiboxes to access free-to-view channels.)

Digibox

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This service requires use of the proprietary SkyHD or SD set-top box, to receive the FTA channels.

Set-top box

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This service requires use of the proprietary SkyHD or SD set-top box, to receive the FTA channels.

BBC One

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The viewing card also ensures the correct region for regionalised services for BBC One, BBC Two, ITV, and Channel 4.

BBC Two

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The viewing card also ensures the correct region for regionalised services for BBC One, BBC Two, ITV, and Channel 4.

ITV (TV network)

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The viewing card also ensures the correct region for regionalised services for BBC One, BBC Two, ITV, and Channel 4. Freesat from Sky (FsfS) is a competitor to the BBC and ITV's Freesat service which also broadcasts from 28.2°E and 28.5°E and the DTT service Freeview.

Channel 4

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The viewing card also ensures the correct region for regionalised services for BBC One, BBC Two, ITV, and Channel 4.

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Freesat from Sky (FsfS) is a competitor to the BBC and ITV's Freesat service which also broadcasts from 28.2°E and 28.5°E and the DTT service Freeview.

Astra 28.2°E

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Freesat from Sky (FsfS) is a competitor to the BBC and ITV's Freesat service which also broadcasts from 28.2°E and 28.5°E and the DTT service Freeview.

Eutelsat 33C

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Freesat from Sky (FsfS) is a competitor to the BBC and ITV's Freesat service which also broadcasts from 28.2°E and 28.5°E and the DTT service Freeview.

Electronic program guide

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It offers over 240 free-to-air (FTA) channels in its EPG. FsfS has over 240 free-to-air channels on its EPG, (which do not require either a viewing card nor a Sky receiver to watch), including Bloomberg Television and the Travel Channel, compared to 198 free-to-air channels on Freesat EPG.

Bloomberg Television

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FsfS has over 240 free-to-air channels on its EPG, (which do not require either a viewing card nor a Sky receiver to watch), including Bloomberg Television and the Travel Channel, compared to 198 free-to-air channels on Freesat EPG.