Saorview has just launched its new app on Android and iOS,For those who do not know what Saorview is its a free digital television. Combine it with free-to-air satellite and get all your favourite Irish and UK channels. No monthly bills, and HD and all for free..  The however is quite similar to the Freetime (Freesat app) which has been about some time now.




Commenting on the new app, Jim Higgins, Saorview business development manager said ‘The new Saorview app is a great companion for the Saorview service and we hope that many Saorview users will download it and use it to plan their viewing and find out more about the great range of programming on Saorview. With the launch of Saorview Connect in the coming months, we will be switching on more features in the app providing users with a more enhanced free TV service.’

PHASE 1… explainer

Phase 1 of the app for all the brilliant people out there who don’t have to pay for their TV. For all the people using Saorview – Ireland’s Free Digital Television Service.Why Phase 1?

Because in the coming months we will launch a fantastic new product called Saorview Connect. And when this happens, we can activate even more great functionality in the app, that’s gonna be Phase 2.

What’s so great about Phase 1?

SPOTLIGHT – Suffering from thumb fatigue and never ending channel surfing? Well, let our team of telly watching experts show you the very best of the next 7 days TV. Then set a reminder in case you want to have a nap or mow the lawn.

GUIDE – Or happier to make your own decisions? Then be our guest with a 7 day listing for all TV channels and radio stations. Scan or search channels or individual shows. What’s on now, next and later.




Phase 2…

When Saorview Connect launches YOU will be able to activate even more great functions. Things like….

MY RECORDINGS – We’ve all been there, you’re out walking the cat and remember that your favourite show is just about to start. No worries, with Saorview Connect and this awesome app you can record TV on the go. Good kitty!

SPOTLIGHT ON DEMAND – Recommendations for not just the next 7 days of TV but also for the previous 7 days. TV that you can watch on the channel players.

REMOTE CONTROL – Can’t be bothered looking for the TV remote? Neither could we, and that’s why with this app you will able to control your TV via Saorview Connect.







By Jim O Brien/CEO

CEO and expert in transport and Mobile tech. A fan 20 years, mobile consultant, Nokia Mobile expert, Former Nokia/Microsoft VIP,Multiple forum tech supporter with worldwide top ranking,Working in the background on mobile technology, Weekly radio show, Featured on the RTE consumer show, Cavan TV and on TRT WORLD. Award winning Technology reviewer and blogger. Security and logisitcs Professional.

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