Portable TV



What is Freeview TV
How to Watch Freeview TV
Portable Freeview TV
Constraints at Present
Scheduled Upgrading


August TVs Top Auto Express Tests
9" Model The Best New Technology
August Handheld TV Featured by T3
What Video & Hi-Def TV Tip August
3.5" Mobile TV Endorsed by Which?
What Hi-Fi Praises August Digital TV
11" Digital TV Tipped by AV Review
Market Opportunity with Switchover
Channel 4 Voted August TV Top 3
August on Channel 5 Gadget Show
Awards for August TV Receiver
August Interviewed by ERT


Our Commitments

August International is a UK based company that leads the development and supply of innovative Freeview-enabled portable televisions, DVD players, media players, digital photo frames and computer TV receivers to trade and business partners in the UK and Europe.

Our specialist knowledge and strong manufacturing background gives us a cutting edge in this rapidly evolving technology. We are committed to supplying products with the most advanced Features, of the highest Quality, at the most competitive Prices and with first class after-sale customer Service.



Our Products


Our products are designed and manufactured with high quality parts and modules that incorporate the latest technology. Key consumer features enable our customers to watch and listen to the increasing number of TV and radio channels on a range of portable devices with clearer pictures and a greater freedom.


We have achieved a number of firsts in the UK since our establishment, such as developing and launching the first portable Freeview TV which is fully compatible with the advanced MHEG-5 standard, the first portable Freeview TV recorder, the first USB Freeview receiver supporting Windows 7, etc.


August small screen TVs have been consistently at the top of the press reviews since their launch onto the UK market. Recommended by The Sunday Times as a The Best New Technology product, a Top 3 Small Screen TV by Channel 4 and The Best Buy 2009 by Auto Express. August TVs have also been recommended by T3, Which?, What Video & Hi-Def TV, What Hi Fi, ERT and a number of other trade and consumer magazines.


Our Customers

Our Freeview enabled products can be used by people of all different ages, from kids to pensioners and from lorry drivers to business travellers, in the UK and Europe. People can make the most of the Digital TV Switchover at home and on the move with our innovative products.

We have supplied our portable digital TVs to a number of prestigious organizations including the British Broadcasting Company (BBC), UK premier league football club Aston Villa and the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.


Most recently, we developed and manufactured 4 custom portable digital TV receivers for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games and the London 2012 Olympic Games.


Olympic Braodcasting Services


Our History

  • August products become available on the Spanish market
  • 2012
  • Supplied the London Olympic Games with a specially developed model of portable TV receiver
  • August products become available on the Italian market
  • 2011
  • August products become available on the USA and Canada market
  • 2010
  • Supplied the Vancouver Olympic Winter Games with 3 specially developed models of portable TV receivers
  • August products become available on the French and German market
  • 2009
  • DA900C 9 inch MHEG-5 portable TV recorder voted "The Best New Technology" by The Sunday Times
  • Auto Express test verdict honoured August DA900C & DTV350C the "Best Buy" award and silver medal
  • 2008
  • DTV350C 3.5 inch Freeview & multimedia player recommended by Which? magazine in the UK
  • August 11 inch DA110BD selected by Channel 4 in the UK as one of the Top 3 Small Screen TVs
  • 2007
  • August 10.4 inch portable digital and analogue TV featured on the Channel 5 Gadgets Show
  • 2006
  • 4-Star award received from What Hi-Fi magazine for the August DVB-T201 USB Freeview TV receiver
  • 2005
  • Established in St. John′s Innovation Park Cambridge United Kingdom
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