The Week: Media News - Freesat sales up by half

Freesat, the subscription-free digital satellite TV company, has announced that its sales have increased by 50 per cent over the past four months. The service, which was launched by the BBC and ITV in May last year, now has around 600,000 customers, with 200,000 set-top boxes being sold in the last quarter alone. Freesat attributed the sales increase to the imminent launch of BBC's iPlayer on the service.


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