FreeCast News

OTT vs. OTA vs. CTV - What’s The Difference?

April 15, 2022

Unfamiliar acronyms are abundant in today's streaming landscape. The technical jargon used to describe the TV industry can be overwhelming. That’s why FreeCast is here to help.

The CBN News Channel Joins SelectTV’s Lineup

April 11, 2022

FreeCast’s latest deal brings the CBN News Channel to their SelectTV service. FreeCast and The Christian Broadcasting Network are announcing a new partnership, bringing the CBN News Channel to SelectTV as a streaming channel.

FreeCast Launches SelectTV's Streaming TV Kit to National Big Box Brands and Online Retailers

March 8, 2022

FreeCast, the world's first super aggregation platform that combines online streaming media from multiple into a single interface available across devices, is launching its SelectTV Streaming TV Kit with major retail partnerships.

FreeCast Pauses RT Networks on SelectTV

March 7, 2022

In the wake of the invasion of Ukraine, SelectTV suspends four RT channels.FreeCast is announcing that it will pause its carriage of four free ad-supported TV (FAST) channels from Russia Today, also known as RT.

FreeCast's SelectTV Adds Sci-Fi and Horror Channel Dark Matter TV

February 25, 2022

FreeCast and TriCoast TV are announcing a new partnership that will bring a 24/7 linear channel from Dark Matter TV to SelectTV.

FreeCast Adds FAST Channel Nosey to SelectTV

February 16, 2022

SelectTV’s latest channel addition offers daytime TV favorites 24/7. FreeCast is announcing another new channel coming to SelectTV customers at no cost.

FreeCast and Didja Partner to Bring LocalBTV to SelectTV

January 31, 2022

LocalBTV will bring over-the-air local channels to SelectTV streaming customers.FreeCast is announcing a partnership with Didja, Inc. to offer live local broadcast TV to SelectTV customers via LocalBTV.

FreeCast Adds the Swerve Sports Channel to SelectTV

January 4, 2022

Swerve Sports is a movie channel specializing in long-form sports-related content.FreeCast and Swerve TV are announcing a new content partnership, bringing Swerve Sports to SelectTV.

Industry Alert: TVREV’s Alan Wolk Doesn’t Believe Streaming Is A "Winner Takes All" Scenario

December 30, 2021

Industry expert Alan Wolk from TVREV recently appeared in an interview with Cheddar News. Here, we'll break down all of the topics he covered.

Executive Vlog: "Retrans, Must-Carry Laws, and Localism" with Irwin Podhajser

December 16, 2021

We’re back with another Executive Vlog with EVP Irwin Podhajser. As a continuation of last week’s vlog, this week’s focus is retransmission, or “retrans” henceforth.

Customers Get a New View of Nature with WildEarth Launching on SelectTV

December 14, 2021

FreeCast is announcing an agreement with WildEarth, bringing the interactive wildlife channel to SelectTV’s SmartGuide. SelectTV’s lineup of free channels has grown rapidly, featuring a broad array of content from a variety of genres.

Executive Vlog: "How to Get Free Channels With OTA” with Irwin Podhajser

December 8, 2021

Welcome back to Irwin Podhajser’s fourth and our fifth overall Executive Vlog. This week, our EVP will discuss how to get free channels with OTA and antennas.