Freeview HD is a service that now provides not only the same standard definition channels that Freeview currently hosts, but also high-definition offerings from the BBC, Channel 4 and ITV.
These new high-def channels are free to view, so there is no subscription necessary.
What is the difference between Freeview and Freeview HD?
What is Freeview HD? Freeview HD provides all the great benefits of Freeview but brings free High Definition channels to the party. Full HD programmes have a much higher resolution than standard definition programmes.
Do you get HD on Freeview?
With Freeview HD equipment you can enjoy your favourite shows on up to 15 HD channels, including BBC One HD, BBC Two HD, ITV HD and Channel 4 HD, as well as more than 70 channels in standard definition – all for free.
What resolution is Freeview?
Freeview HD is 720p ASFAIK. There is potential for upto 40 HD channels if the government passed on those analogue frequencies but we will have to do with 4 as they want to make a quick buck. It’s 1080i (25fps 50 fields/sec 1440×1080 interlaced) the same as BBC HD, ITV 1 HD on satellite.
What channels are in HD on Freeview?
Currently there are four channels available in high definition on Freeview HD.
- BBC One HD (channel 50).
- ITV1 HD (channel 51).
- Channel 4 HD (channel 52).
- BBC HD (channel 54).
How do I get more channels on Freeview?
To get the maximum amount of channels on the Freeview app it’s simple – you just need to download all the players:
- BBC iPlayer (BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Four, CBBC, CBeebies, BBC News, BBC Parliament – live and on demand)
- ITV Hub (ITV, ITV2, ITV3, ITV4, ITVBe, CITV – live and on demand)