Freesat adds Netflix to Humax Freetime boxes

Humax Freesat with Freetime set-top boxes are the first in its product range to offer internet TV service Netflix.

From today, its Humax Freetime set-top boxes will provide access to the service, giving its viewers a wider choice of programmes across TV series, films, original programming, stand-up comedies, documentaries and children’s shows.

Netflix will be available on the Humax Freesat with Freetime HDR-100s 500GB, HDR-1010S 1TB, HB-1000S and HDR-1100S.

Graham North, commercial director of Humax, said: “We have opened up the pay-TV market even further by providing effortless access to a highly popular TV service to our consumers. Adding Netflix will provide a simple way for viewers to seamlessly switch between their favourite subscription-free programmes, on-demand content and a rich variety of high quality films and documentaries.”

Paul Gilshan, marketing director of Freesat, added: “We are thrilled to bring Netflix to Freetime viewers. Freesat already offers great choice with over 200 subscription-free channels and popular on-demand players. And with the launch of Netflix, that choice is getting bigger and better. It is the perfect complement to free television and demonstrates a commitment to our viewers to provide fantastic TV for the best value.”