Free satellite TV in New Zealand 62583 Free Satellite TV is here in New Zealand. Crystal clear TV for anyone, no monthly fees, you buy it - you own it. en-nz Free TV (2007) Limited 30 Transponder Updates - Prime TV, C4 and Trackside Technically: @ 23:59 8th Oct, service from transponder 12.456GHz stops, instead the Prime service will be on the Sky NZ 12.707GHz t/p. Other changes confirmed by Freeview TV are C4 & Trackside available on t/p's 12644 & 12671 respectively 041, 8 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +1300 BVN Transponder change - Optus D-2 BVN Australie - on two transponders. BVN Australie on 12519 V-pole - symbol 22500. BVN Australie on 12644 H-pole - symbol 22500. Use your receivers instruction manual to 'Edit' or 'Add' transponders. To Re-scan select FTA or Free programs. 036, 3 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +1200 SBS One and SBS Two SBS One and SBS Two left Optus D-1. Report from LyngSat Headlines 10th May 2012. 020, 16 May 2012 00:00:00 +1200 Gem, Go and Ch-9 leave Optus D-1 LyngSat Headlines report TV programs Gem, Go and Ch-9 have left Optus D-1 as of 2nd January 2012 001, 7 Jan 2012 00:00:00 +1300 Stratos leaves Freeview platform. Press release: Stratos 23/12/11 Plug pulled on Stratos Television, the F.T.A. nationwide broadcaster is switching off after 4 years of public service broadcasting despite a growing audience of more than one million. Stratos provided a different window on the world from other channels through the likes of Al Jazeera news in English to a growing number of New Zealanders. (extract from Press release: Stratos) 053, 29 Dec 2011 00:00:00 +1300 Prime is Now on Freeview Today Freeview announced that Prime is now available on both platforms of Freeview. The digital terrestrial service Freeview|HD as well as the Freeview satellite service now have Prime. All existing receivers will be able to be retuned to have Prime and all new receivers will have Prime available. 034, 17 Aug 2009 00:00:00 +1200 New DishTV S7050PVR announced We are very pleased to announce the latest satellite PVR from DishTV - the S7050PVR. This small receiver is packed with features. It is a USB PVR with HDMI up-scaling to 1080i, a card reader and media player. 025, 19 Jun 2009 00:00:00 +1200 Get Australia Network & BBC for free With the older PAS8 satellite updated to the new IntelSat 5 now Australia Network and BBC World News are available free to air using only a 1.2m C Band satellite dish. You no longer need a huge 2.4m dish in your back yard. The 1.2m solid petal dish can either be pole or ground mounted. See the link for more details. 019, 4 May 2009 00:00:00 +1200 New DishTV Receivers DishTV has released their new satellite receivers. The DishTV S7000 is a FTA satellite receiver that operates on either 12v or 230v. The DishTV S7010 receiver is the 230v only equivilent. These are now available on our products page. 016, 17 Apr 2009 00:00:00 +1200 New Freeview Channel from TV3 TV3 has just launched a new TV channel on Freeview. The TV3+1 channel is TV3 broadcast one hour later. While this may disappoint you initially, like viewers in the UK you may soon be loving this new channel. Usually you will find that broadcasters have similar programmes on at the same time and you end up missing one of the programmes. But now TV3 will be one hour later. 016, 16 Apr 2009 00:00:00 +1200 New HDMI Topfield receiver Topfield NZ has just released their small TF5050CI HDMI satellite receiver. With a CI slot and Topfield's high quality up-scaler engine, the TF5050CI provides stunning 1080i picture quality from standard definition channels. 039, 24 Sep 2008 00:00:00 +1200 Visione HD receiver for Freeview HD has been launched FreeTV is pleased to announce that the new Visione VE4000 High Definition receiver for the Freeview HD service via UHF aerial as been released and is available now on our website. Make the best use of your HDTV with a Visione receiver. 032, 3 Aug 2008 00:00:00 +1200 Haute Freeview|HD receiver coming soon FreeTV will shortly be offering a Freeview approved Freeview|HD receiver. Supplied by Haute this will be a high quality home theatre receiver worth waiting for. Keep an eye on our Freeview|HD products page for more information. 021, 19 May 2008 00:00:00 +1200 Topfield New Zealand website updated The Topfield New Zealand website has recently been revamped and is well worth another visit. 020, 16 May 2008 00:00:00 +1200 Freeview Satellite Reaches 12 Free Channels Freeview Satellite has now reached 12 free TV channels and 3 free radio channels. These are: ONE, TV2, TV3, C4, Maori Television, TVNZ6, TVNZ7, TVNZ Sports Extra, Stratos, Parliament TV, Cue, Te Reo, Radio New Zealand National, Radio New Zealand Concert, George FM. 016, 19 Apr 2008 00:00:00 +1200 Freeview|HD launches Freeviews digital terrestrial service, called Freeview|HD, launched April 2nd, 2008. Freeview|HD is available in nine major centres (Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Napier, Hastings, Palmerston North, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin) covering 75% of New Zealand homes. See our Freeview|HD products for more information. 015, 7 Apr 2008 00:00:00 +1200 Freeview Satellite Launches at last After many years of waiting the Freeview Satellite service has launched, providing crystal clear TV reception for all of New Zealand. 018, 1 May 2007 00:00:00 +1200 When are the new TVNZ channels coming? According to a recent report Steve Maharey, Minister of Broadcasting, has said TVNZ will launch it's new Home Channel in August and the 24HR News Channel in October. Both channels will be available free on FreeView satellite. 013, 28 Mar 2007 00:00:00 +1200 NSS5 Questions Many desperate people have been emailing us asking about the NSS5 service that has been shutdown for some months now. We still have no news on it's eventual return. We will be sure to post the news as soon as we hear it. 010, 5 Mar 2007 00:00:00 +1300 Full FreeView Launch Soon! Freeview has announced they will launch in early May (on satellite) with the full advertising campaign starting late April. This service will include TV One, TV2, TV3, C4, Maori Television and also Radio New Zealand National and Concert Programmes. Later in the year, it is expected that more channels will be added to the Freeview service. The terrestrial service (via aerial) is currently scheduled for February 2008. 010, 5 Mar 2007 00:00:00 +1300 Topfield Launches a new PVR in New Zealand The Topfield TF6000PVR with WiFi has been launched in New Zealand for 2007. For more information on this product click the link below. 004, 22 Jan 2007 00:00:00 +1300 How to get your receiver reprogrammed for Optus D1 If you are having trouble reprogramming your Topfield, Fortecstar, X2 or Strong satellite receiver for the FreeView change from Optus B1 to Optus D1, FreeTV is happy to assist. 004, 22 Jan 2007 00:00:00 +1300 New T90 Toroidal Dish FreeTV 2005 Ltd is excited to launch the new to New Zealand T90 Toroidal dish. This special design allows you to use one dish to receive 7 satellites, without moving the dish. 048, 30 Nov 2006 00:00:00 +1300 Beware of imitation Topfield receivers Topfield receivers have now become so popular around the world that the brand name itself is in high demand. A false Topfield brand has been produced and sold around the world. However it does not meet the safety standards and is actually a danger 040, 2 Oct 2006 00:00:00 +1300 Orcus to dish out international ethnic channels Indian, Chinese and French TV channels will be transmitted in New Zealand by an Auckland technology company aiming to cash in on the viewing habits of an increasingly diverse population. Orcus has bought a previously disused satellite dish in Par 038, 22 Sep 2006 00:00:00 +1200 Hindi soaps set to hit New Zealand TV In what is sure to come as good news for Indians living in New Zealand, an Auckland-based technology company will soon begin broadcasting international TV channels, including popular Indian ones. Orcus has recently signed an exclusive redistributi 038, 22 Sep 2006 00:00:00 +1200 Possible 24hr News channel on FreeView TVNZ may be adding a 24hour News channels to the FreeView lineup. 035, 30 Aug 2006 00:00:00 +1200 Topfield TFP20 Review online Click on the link below to read a review of the Topfield TFP20 personal media player. 034, 21 Aug 2006 00:00:00 +1200 Portable Media Player Released Topfield is proud to release their Personal Media Player (PMP) the TFP 20. Features: *Great portability with slimmest and lightweight 20GB video player. *Best picture quality with 4 inch wide 16:9 TFT LCD display. *MP3 player and Photo slidesho 020, 18 May 2006 00:00:00 +1200 Topfield-New Zealand opens forum A new forum has started on This forum is designed for Topfield users and offers answers to questions, free downoads and technical help. 013, 1 Apr 2006 00:00:00 +1200