Information on the ways that you can watch subscription-free satellite television, including Freesat and the free Sky channels available with a dish and decoder.
is the largest provider of digital satellite television for the UK, but you don’t need to be a Sky Digital subscriber to receive satellite telly.
Some of the channels available on Sky Digital’s satellite system can be watched free-of-charge, without a Sky subscription. On this page, we look at what free-to-view satellite TV services are available in the UK, and we see how they compare to the Sky Digital subscription service.
Here’s our summary of your satellite TV options, which we explore further down the page:
|Already got a Sky box and dish?||
|Got a dish?||Assuming your dish is pointing at the Sky satellites:|
|Not got a dish yet?||Your options:|
|Don’t want a dish?||Consider the other options:|
Paying too much for satellite TV?
If you feel you might be paying too much, but want more than the basic free channels, consider .
70 channels of live TV and radio, plus hundreds of hours of on-demand TV shows, movies, music and kids content. A free a high-spec digital recorder with series link is also available, and it’ll cost you less than Sky. Details on our YouView Explored section.
Free to air satellite TV with a Sky box
Got a Sky box and dish already? Watch over 200 channels for free…
A large number of digital TV channels can be viewed on a Sky Digibox without a Sky subscription or a viewing card, as the signal is not encrypted – see Sky’s Free to Air channel list. Over 200 TV and radio channels are available, including the BBC channels, some of the news channels, and most of the shopping channels and radio stations.
If you have an old Sky box and a satellite dish, you should be able to watch these free-to-air channels.
For a list of the free channels that can be viewed on a Sky dish and decoder without subscription, see Sky’s Free TV channel list.
A small number of channels are available “Free-to-view”, which means they can be viewed on a Sky box for free, but they require a viewing card. These are the Channel 4 and Five channels. Sky used to supply cards originally known as Solus Cards, as part of Sky Freesat. If you need a card, but don’t want to take out a subscription, give Sky a call and ask for a Sky Freesat viewing card.Tips of what you do during a hurricne what does et al mean on a deed what does al dente mean How to download zoom How to become a nun How to schedule a text message on iphone Tips on how to avoid human trafficking How to tell if an egg is fertilized How to tell if your dog is sick? How to reset master lock what are the symptoms of high blood pressure How to get rid of canker sores asap? How to turn on screen record? How to level ground? what does fore mean in golf How long to microwave hot pocket How to do easy tricks on a skateboard what are costco's hours today what is uv index mean How to get rid of laryngitis How to unpop ears what does a yellow flag with three red stripes mean what does squirt taste like How to see deleted tweets what does slaps mean what does ojos mean what you mean to me quotes what does ebb mean what does roe v wade mean what does sph mean How to make your metabolism fast How to be a baddie tips what does dca stand for How to convert to judaism what does sean mean what does gonorrhea look like How to draw a deer? what does it mean when a dog winks at you How to cite in apa? what religion does not circumcise what does fiance mean How to treat cystic acne? what is iso mean what are the best electric cars what does beaner How long does it take for a scab to heal? what signs are compatible with sagittarius Tips on how to get your dick bigger Who was the masked magician that showed the magic tricks How to catch fish in animal crossing what does ere mean How to become a notary in michigan Touchgrind skate tricks and how to unlock parks what does the taliban want How long to rest between sets How long does it take a septum piercing to heal How to ask for nail tips at a nail salon what states are on lockdown right now How to pop ear? Why do leaves turn brown on the tips How to have an abortion at home? what does thomas mean How to cut skirt steak? what does dog days of summer mean what does drawn mean How much are hollow tips bullets what does surpass mean What tips can fit in 384 plate How to sharing a tips in a restaurant How to save a google doc? How to use a semicolon? Why is there fire tricks out everywhere in greenville sc today what does thrush feel like what does a home inspector do How to turn off dark mode on google? What are q tips supposed to be used for Where does pg tips tea come from How to play mafia what restaurants are open on new year's day How to become a? How to lighten the tips of your hair How to make chai tea How to make fried dough How long does it take earth to orbit the sun what time does epcot open what does tbr mean How to make chex mix? what does jaded mean what does the prefix pro mean How do you call the people that shows dolphins to do tricks what does si mean in spanish How to make your breast grow bigger overnight How to make milkshake How to do calculator magic tricks How works tips to busses Tips and tricks on how to beat heroine undertale Outriders how to turn off tips what does enby mean How to surf tricks what are the most common side effects of lexapro Two asian guys show how tricks are done original Tips from women who started career in 40s How does thug life do the tricks How to measure your ring size How to make gravy? How to ask your crush out? what does blue smoke from exhaust mean How to reset password on iphone How to disconnect facebook from instagram? Where to buy targus tips How to use bissell carpet cleaner? How many days does it take to break a habit How to factory reset imac what does rh positive mean How long does it take to put on braces? what vegetables are keto friendly How to turn off notifications? what does abv stand for