Freesat has added a new dedicated children’s On Demand player to its Freetime connected TV service.
The subscription-free satellite platform has partnered with Hopster to offer a range of children’s content, including Super WHY!, Babar and Paddington Bear, for £3.99 a month.
Hopster joins existing on demand brands Curzon Home Cinema, BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, 4oD and Demand 5 on the Freetime platform.
Emma Scott, Freesat’s Managing Director, said: “We are thrilled that Freetime is the first TV platform to launch Hopster.
“This is our first dedicated children’s On Demand player and shows just how committed we are to giving families the programmes they love, ready to watch when they are.
“We already offer families a great range of children’s telly and introducing Hopster provides even more choice, from classics like Bob the Builder to the much loved Angelina Ballerina.”
Nick Walters, Hopster’s CEO, added: “Our mission is to make screen time better for kids – and the TV is still the number one screen in many family homes. Freesat provides an amazing experience to its customers through Freetime, and we’re really excited about adding to its stellar line-up with the Hopster app.
“Freetime families can now access all the best shows on-demand in a completely safe, ad-free environment – with a juicy launch trial offer to boot!“