improvements for some Freebox subscribers and very annoying bugs for others

This week's news from Free and Free Mobile: improvements for some Freebox subscribers and very annoying bugs for others

Let’s go to the new arrivals of the week! We take stock of the latest milestone in Free and Free Mobile. If you missed the arrival of a new service or promotion in the last seven days, this is definitely the place to get your hands on them.


Free News


  • Free has deployed a new update to Oqee on Player Pop and Android TV, making way for fixes. The black band bug that could be in the list of channels in the video player when you are on a TNT stream is now history. Cursor no longer disappears when recording a “Live” program. More information…
  • The operator has also updated the in-house TV interface on compatible Samsung connected TVs. In the menu, the correction of a bad display in the preview area. The line “continuing the profile of …” will appear again in the “For you” tab. More information…
  • Expected for many months, the sale of Freebox fiber optic subscriptions from Free to public initiative networks operated by Xp Fiber in SFR is intensifying, between pre-openings and formalizations. After the Oise THD last month, and Hérault Numérique at the beginning of the week, it is the turn of the WiGard Fiber network to welcome the operator’s FTTH offers. No less than 122,000 serviced homes are now eligible for a Freebox Pop, Delta, Revolution or mini 4K fiber subscription. More information…
  • Freebox Revolution and Delta: myCanal update on Android with two new features. The developers announced something new for users, who benefit from a new mobile and tablet connection interface as well as authentication through the TV code. More information…
  • Freebox subscribers with Apple TV 4K: Dolby Atmos is coming to Disney+. More information…

Free Mobile News


  • The free mobile plan “Ukraine solidarity” has been extended again for free until 30 September. It includes 2 hours of calls/month to landlines and mobiles in mainland France and Poland, unlimited SMS in mainland France and in Poland and Ukraine, unlimited MMS in mainland France and 10 GB/month of 4G internet /4G+ in mainland France (reduced forward speed). More information…
  • Free Mobile is looking to extend its roaming contract with Orange until 2025, and not everyone is happy. More information…
  • Free Mobile subscribers, don’t rely on VoLTE during your vacation abroad. Voice over 4G roaming is currently only available in the USA. More information…

Announcements of the week


  • Canal+’s cultural channel, Clique TV, will disappear on August 30 after 4 years of existence. To date, it has been included in the TV offer through the Delta Canal and Revolution Freeboxes. More information…
  • Amazon will raise its prices. From September 15, you will have to pay €6.99/month compared to €5.99/month until now to take advantage of all the advantages of Amazon Prime, including Prime Video and one-day delivery. More information…
  • Hiccups continue for Freebox subscribers with Canal TV. MyCanal has confirmed a technical problem with Freebox Pop and has confirmed that it is working on its resolution. ““We inform you that you may encounter difficulties accessing live programs through the Freebox Pop decoder. The live channel connection tab is missing for some subscribers of this box” More information…
  • To be broadcast soon on OCS in France, the series “house in The dragonwill be screened at the Grand Rex in Paris on August 22, the first episode will be screened there. On this occasion, Libre won Twitter “20 × 2 places” to attend. More information…
  • Free Ligue 1 continues the transfer window with a new recruit known to football fans, Rio Mavuba. More information…
  • Free ranks third behind Bouygues Telecom and Orange in the operator’s WiFi performance barometer of nPerf for the first quarter of 2022. Xavier Niel’s operator stands out in the experience of web browsing and video streaming. Third in downlink speeds neck and neck with the incumbent operator, Free is although later in uplink speeds, it is the only operator below the 100 Mbits/s mark. More information…

This article was taken from the Univers FreeBox website

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