This week’s news from Free and Free Mobile: 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 Free and Free Mobile milestones. If you’ve missed the arrival of a new service or promotion in the last seven days, this is sure to be the place to get your hands on it.


Free News


  • Free provides a new Oqee update for Player Pop and Android TV, making room for fixes. The black band bug that could be present in the list of channels in the video player when you were on a TNT stream is now history. Never lose your cursor again when recording a “live” program. More information…
  • The operator has also updated its in-house TV interface on Samsung’s compatible connected TVs. In the menu, the correction of a poor display in the preview area. On the “For you” tab, the line “continue with the profile of …” appears again. More information…
  • The commercialization of Freebox fiber subscriptions on the public initiative networks operated by SFR’s Xp Fiber, anticipated for many months, is intensifying between pre-openings and formalizations. After Oise THD last month and Hérault Numérique earlier this week, it’s the WiGard fiber network’s turn to welcome the operator’s FTTH offerings. No fewer than 122,000 served homes are now eligible for a Freebox Pop, Delta, Revolution or Mini 4K fiber subscription. More information…
  • Freebox Revolution and Delta: update of myCanal on Android with two new features. The developers have announced something new for users who will benefit from a new connection interface on mobile devices and tablets, as well as authentication by code on the TV. More information…
  • Freebox subscribers with Apple TV 4K: Dolby Atmos is coming to Disney+. More information…

Free Mobile Messages


  • Free is again extending its free mobile phone plan “Ukraine Solidarity” until September 30th. This includes 2 hours calls/month to landlines and mobiles in mainland France and Poland, unlimited SMS in mainland France and to Poland and Ukraine, unlimited MMS in mainland France and 10 GB/month internet in 4G/4G+ in mainland France (reduced speed beyond). More information…
  • Free Mobile intends to extend its roaming deal with Orange until 2025, and not everyone is happy. More information…
  • Free Mobile subscribers, don’t rely on VoLTE while on vacation abroad. Voice over 4G roaming is currently only available in the US. More information…

announcements of the week


  • Canal+’s culture channel, Clique TV, will disappear on August 30 after 4 years of existence. It was previously included in the TV by Canal offer in the Delta and Revolution free boxes. More information…
  • Amazon will increase its prices. From September 15, you will have to pay €6.99/month instead of €5.99/month to get all the benefits of Amazon Prime, including Prime Video and one-day delivery. More information…
  • The hiccups continue for Freebox subscribers with TV by Canal. MyCanal confirms a technical issue on the Freebox Pop and ensures it is being worked on to resolve it. ““We inform you that you may have difficulties accessing live programs through Freebox Pop decoders. Live channel connection tab is missing for some subscribers on this box. More information…
  • Broadcast very soon on OCS in France, the series “a house of dragonwill be shown at the Grand Rex in Paris on August 22nd, the first episode will be shown there. On this occasion, Free wins “20×2 places” on Twitter for participation. More information…
  • Free Ligue 1 continues its transfer window with new signing Rio Mavuba familiar to football fans. More information…
  • Free ranks third in nPerf’s operator WiFi performance barometer for the first quarter of 2022, behind Bouygues Telecom and Orange. Xavier Niel’s operator stands out in web browsing and video streaming. In terms of downlink speeds, Free ranks third with the incumbent, but in terms of uplink speeds, Free lags behind, being the only operator under the 100Mbps mark. More information…

This article is from the Univers FreeBox website

Kaddouri Ismail

I am Ismail from Morocco, I work as a blogger and online marketer. I am also the founder of the “Mofid” site, in which I constantly publish many important articles in the field of technology, taking advantage of more than 5 years of experience working in the field. I focus on publishing in a group of areas, the most important of which are programming, e-marketing, digital currencies and freelance work.

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