BBC iPlayer on Freesat review

The BBC's new service is about to launch and looks promising

By  from What Video and HDTV Issue 356

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Average user rating

TechRadar's verdict

"Once the few remaining bugs are ironed out, we predict that Freesat's iPlayer will get heavy use from anyone with a Freesat HD receiver"
For
  • Loads of features and tools
  • Surprising lack of MPEG noise
  • Rewind and pause
Against
  • Minor lip-sync issues
  • Best viewed on 42in+ flatscreen
  • Some bugs still exist
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