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Old 12-02-2018, 10:08   #211
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Re: One or two new channels coming to Freesat.

is Sony crime +1 launching on freesat tomorrow, please could let me know thanks...

I wander what this new HD channel is going to be, as someone on another forum said a new international HD channel is starting soon...
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Old 12-02-2018, 10:14   #212
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Re: One or two new channels coming to Freesat.

Apparently, that is the plan yes.

Nobody knows what this new HD channel that is testing is yet, or even if it will remain FTA and/or join Freesat.
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Old 12-02-2018, 10:17   #213
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Old 12-02-2018, 13:12   #214
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Re: One or two new channels coming to Freesat.

Are there any more new channels coming soon to freesat?

Freesports HD launches on Freesat in May sometime apparently...
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Old 12-02-2018, 13:29   #215
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Thanks for the information
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Old 12-02-2018, 14:59   #216
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Re: One or two new channels coming to Freesat.

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Are there any more new channels coming soon to freesat?

Freesports HD launches on Freesat in May sometime apparently...
Apparently, there are two more to come, but they are delaying their launch until after May to avoid any confusion when Sky rejig their EPG.

Freesports initially said that they would be going HD "on Sky", but have since indicated that they will also launch this channel on Freesat.

I think that the confusion arose as Freesports, like many people do unfortunately, used the term 'Sky' as a generic term for satellite.

There has been speculation that this launch may include closing the SD version of the channel to help with the extra costs involved, meaning that those without Freesat HD would lose out. Freesat HD boxes can be picked up cheaply though, especially second hand.
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Old 12-02-2018, 16:02   #217
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What are these two channels that are launching after May , I hope they are Sony Movies and Eden.. Or maybe they could be Eden and Animal Planet.... please could you let me know when you know thanks...
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Old 12-02-2018, 21:16   #218
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Will do if/when I find out. The person who I found this out from isn't able to say which they are though, but has been a reliable source of information in the past.

One of them could be Sony Movies as some technical changes have been made that suggest it may be going FTA, especially as the Sony Channel/Sony Crime has now done so too.
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Old 12-02-2018, 23:00   #219
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Old 13-02-2018, 18:31   #220
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So disappointed that Sony Crime 2 has been removed from Freesat and Sony Crime +1 didn't launch today either... Hope Sony Movies, Eden, Good Food and Animal Planet come to freesat this year as these would be good additions to Freesat Platform...
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Old 16-02-2018, 19:07   #221
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I wonder what new channels are coming soon to freesat...

Hopefully Sony Movies, Eden, Good Food , Animal Planet, Paramount Channel and Freesports HD.....
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I think Sony Movies and Freesports HD will be coming first out of those.
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Old 16-02-2018, 21:14   #223
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