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Game of Thrones and Star Wars come to Freesat via app

On demand service is now available on Freetime hardware, giving Freesat owners the option of watching The Force Awakens and catching up on Game of Thrones

Like TalkTalk TV Store – the streaming service formerly known as Blinkbox – is a pay per view player; in other words you only pay for what you want to watch, rather than paying a monthly subscription. 

Prices vary on depending on whether you’re buying or renting; typically you can expect to pay around £2-£3 to rent a movie in SD or £4-£5 in HD, and around £10 to buy SD titles or £14 for HD movies. 

Related: How to watch Game of Thrones and Star Wars online TV episodes can often be bought per episode or per season. Individual episodes of Better Call Saul, which recently finished its second season run on Netflix, costs either £1.89 or £2.49 a piece in standard or high definition. Alternatively, you can buy all of season 1 for £5.99 in SD or £7.99 in HD. 

As well as the most recent Star Wars movie The Force Awakens (£3.49/£9.99 SD, £4.49/£13.99 HD), all six previous movies are available to buy or rent from Seasons 1-5 of Game of Thrones are also available to watch now, while the sixth won’t be available until its run on Sky Atlantic has finished. 

Another nice feaure of is that it supports UltraViolet, meaning you can watch digital copies of your physical DVD and Blu-ray purchases through your Freesat set-top box. is the latest streaming service to come to Freesat Freetime boxes; late last year, Netflix joined the likes of YouTube and Curzon Home Cinema as well as all of the PSB catch up services – BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4 and Demand 5 – on the platform. 

The app is rolling out now to Humax Freesat set-top-boxes including the HDR-1000s 500GB, HDR-1010s 1TB, HB-1000s and HDR-1100s. 

In other related news, Chinese TV manufacturer Hisense recently announced that new smart TVs shipped in Europe this year would feature shortcut buttons on its remote controls.


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