Quick Answer: Can I Use Freesat In France?

It will allow you to get most of the freesat UK channels live without installing a dish.

This receiver requires internet and is perfect for the holiday home in France as you can turn ON and OFF the service and pay only for the time you spent here without annual binding engagements.

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Can I use my UK Freesat box in France?

A one time buy gets you your own Freesat HD decoder working anywhere in France and you’re ready to start channel surfing. For viewers in North and central France satellite reception remains the best way to get 140 FREE UK TV channels as long as you can install a satellite antenna.

What satellite is Freesat in France?

Setting up Freesat satellite in France (near Foix) Satellites: Astra 2D 28.2E (For Freesat channels) and Eurobird 1 28.5E (For Freesat postcode checker).

Can I get Freeview in France?

Freeview in France

A lot of UK TVs come with incorporated “free to view” box – these don’t work in France with just an aerial, the signal needed to make them effective is too weak. You can get access to the Free View channels via a good non-Sky digital receiver (see below).

Will a TV bought in UK work in France?

New TVs should work. But essentially UK bought TVs do work in France, and should give you access to numerous TV channels. France has switched to digital.

How can I watch British TV in France?


  • Choose a VPN.
  • Connect to any UK server.
  • Go to ITV’s Live TV stream.
  • When prompted, create an ITV account or open your existing account.
  • Start watching from anywhere! Heads-up: ITV’s free stream has ads.

What satellite do I need for Freesat?

The service makes use of the same group of Astra satellites at 28.2°E as the Sky subscription satellite service. This means that a satellite dish which is positioned to receive these services will be capable of receiving Freesat, with the addition of a suitable receiver (or Television with receiver built in).

What satellite does French TV use?

Although there is French TV on many other satellites such as the Hotbird satellites at 13E. Both Astra 1 and Eutelsat offer far more options and the most common for subscribers to French satellite TV.

Can I get English TV in France?

For viewers in North and central France satellite reception remains the best way to receive 140 FREE UK TV channels as long as you can install a satellite antenna. New internet technology allows now to watch freesat channels without a dish! Installing yourself a UK TV BROADBAND RECEIVER is quite easy.

Do you need broadband for Freesat?

To watch the On Demand services available on Freesat you’ll need a smart Freesat set-top box connected to your home broadband. The minimum recommended broadband speed is 2Mb.

Can you get Sky in France?

Sky France is now available through Skycards.eu, the best subscription service giving a variety of channels in HD through a Sky+ HD drx890. You can have access to ITV Player, 4 On Demand, 5 Player ,BBC iPlayer, plus many other facilities meaning you never miss an episode of your favourite channels .

Television is France’s most popular medium. The flagship network, TF1, is privately-owned and public broadcaster France Televisions is funded from the TV licence fee and advertising revenue. Satellite and cable offer a proliferation of channels.

Do I need a TV Licence in France?

Households in France are required pay an annual television licence fee, although there is an exemption for those on a low income.