Humax, Freesat launch compact Freetime box
July 15, 2015
Humax and Freesat have launched the most compact Freetime set-top box recorder to date, bringing the benefits of the subscription free satellite TV service to a wider group of space-conscious consumers.
Integrated Wi-Fi has been built-in to the new PVR range for seamless access to Freesat’s Freetime on-demand and catch-up players including BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, YouTube and Curzon Home Cinema.
Available immediately, the Humax Freesat HDR-1100S with Freetime offers all the features of the Freetime service, including access to over 200 channels, a roll back TV guide, TV recommendation service Showcase, catch-up services, plus a range of on-demand content. The set top box can also be paired with the Freesat App to let customers plan their viewing and set recordings while they’re out and about.
Measuring just 280W x 48H x 200D and priced at £189 (500GB), £219 (1TB) and £299 (2TB), the new Humax Freesat HDR-1100S with Freetime is available from a range of retailers.
Graham North, Commercial Director of Humax: “With the ever-increasing consumer demand for the connected home, there was an absolute necessity to incorporate Wi-Fi within the new Humax Freesat Freetime family. The new box adds even more appeal to the popular Freetime service, allowing great streaming and on-demand content to be easily accessible. Its compact size and range of colours provide further value and choice to consumers, making it a must-have product for home entertainment.”
Paul Gilshan, Marketing Director of Freesat added: “As household bills continue to rise across the UK, particularly pay TV prices, we’re proud to launch a compact and low cost recorder that gives consumers an affordable alternative all for a one off cost with no monthly subscription, that’s £0 a month. With Freetime, customers enjoy the flexibili