Published on October 18th, 2016 | by The GC Team1
STV Player now available on Freesat platform
Subscription-free satellite TV service Freesat has announced the addition of STV Player to its On Demand line up. Freesat viewers will be able to catch up on TV shows such as Taggart and Rebus and flagship programmes including STV News at Six and Scotland Tonight.
STV Player is available to Freesat viewers in Scotland from today and to the rest of the UK on Thursday this week, offering catch up and live streaming access to programmes from ITV, including Coronation Street and The X Factor, and dramas from the STV archive.
Commenting on the launch, Jennifer Elworthy, Director of Marketing and Communications at Freesat, said: “We’re really pleased that Freesat viewers in Scotland can now enjoy STV Player through our On Demand service, giving them even more ways to watch the best programmes from STV.”
Remi Brunier, product owner at STV, said: “STV is committed to giving viewers access to first class programming, both live and On Demand. With STV Player available on Freesat, we can now offer our audience convenient online access to shows on catch up so they can watch their favourite TV whenever it suits them.”
STV linear channel is currently available in HD and SD on Freesat, on channel numbers 119 and 103 in Scotland.