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Freesat is a free-to-air digital satellite television service in the United Kingdom, provided by joint venture between the BBC and ITV plc. The service was formed as a memorandum in 2007 and has been marketed since 6 May 2008. Freesat offers a satellite alternative to the Freeview service on digital terrestrial television, with a broadly similar selection of channels available without subscription for users purchasing a receiver. The service also makes use of the additional capacity available on digital satellite broadcasting to offer a selection of high-definition programming from the BBC, ITV plc, Channel 5, NHK and RT UK.
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  • Background 

  • Move to free-to-air 

  • Managed service 

  • Launch channels 

  • High-definition 

  • Regional variations 

  • Future channels and recent launches 

  • Video on demand 

  • Receivers 

  • Televisions 

  • Satellite dish 

  • Ireland 

  • Technical details