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Quest and Quest Red launch on Freesat

quest-red1Discovery Networks International-owned free-to-air channels, Quest and Quest Red, have launched on the Freesat platform in the UK.

Male-skewing factual channel Quest and female-focused Quest Red are available on channel numbers 167 and 168 respectively on the Freesat EPG.

“We’re thrilled that these two great channels are coming to Freesat – our customers love entertainment, and with a huge variety of programmes on offer, there’s something to suit everyone,” said Freesat managing director, Alistair Thom.

“By launching on Freesat, Quest and Quest Red are immediately available to an additional two million households in the UK that now have a chance to watch our wide range of programmes for the very first time,” said Martin Heaton Cooper, SVP chief operating officer, Discovery Networks UK and Ireland.

“The partnership with Freesat is yet another important step in our goal to reach all viewers across every screen.”

Alistair Thom, managing director at Freesat said: “We’re thrilled that these two great channels are coming to Freesat – our customers love entertainment, and with a huge variety of programmes on offer, there’s something to suit everyone.”

Quest first launched in 2009 while Quest Red went live earlier this year as Discovery’s second free-to-air channel, billed as ‘the home of irresistibly real TV’.