UMP Movies On Freesat: Bollywood Time

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UMP Movies has now launched on Freesat, and can be found on channel 308. The 24 hour UMP Movies channel will be broadcasting Hindi language movies round the clock, a real treat for Bollywood fans. Movies will also be shown with english subtitles. The CEO of broadcasting for the channel, M.K. Anand, said he was really […]

Why Get Freesat When I Can Get Freeview?

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It’s a common question, and there are 4 main good answers to it. If you want the cheapest option, then Freeview is still marginally cheaper. After all, you can buy a pretty poor Freeview box for just £20 these days, or maybe £40 if you want HD. (Although I suspect if £20 is your budget […]

NME TV Closing – Shortest Lived Channel Ever?

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Having only just launched at the beginning of this year, it seems strange to see NME TV have just revealed they are closing. The brief announcement didn’t explain why, or what is coming next. But there are indications from their sister channel that something else is coming in it’s place. You can see the short […]

Channel 5 Channel Frenzy

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In a sudden frenzy of Channel 5 dealings, Freesat have just added a whole bunch of additonal Channel 5 branded channels. The new channels are Channel 5+1 which obviously gives you standard Channel 5 programming 1 hour later. But they are also adding 5 USA and 5 USA+1 which not surprisingly will carry loads of […]

NHS Inform Launches In Scotland

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A health information channel from NHS 24 has been launched for Freesat viewers in Scotland. The channel features health information and advice as well as details of local NHS services. It is aimed at people who don’t have internet access at home, and will provide content from the NHS Inform, NHS 24, and Care Information […]