Can you use a YouView box with a satellite dish
A YouView Box FAQ
You cannot use a satellite dish with your box. YouView tunes Freeview channels not Freesat channels, so you will need an aerial connection. You won’t be able to view any channels with a satellite dish.
Can you have BT TV and Sky
NOW TV offers Sky’s most popular content, including Sky Sports, Sky Cinema and the Sky Atlantic channel. Sky will make the full NOW TV service available on BT TV’s set top box and BT will be able to sell subscriptions to NOW TV’s great passes directly to BT customers.
How do I connect my BT box to my TV
Setting up BT TV
- Plug your aerial cable into the ‘Aerial In’ port on the back of the TV box.
- Connect the TV box to your TV with an HDMI cable.
- Firstly, make sure your broadband is working.
- Connect the power pack to the back of the TV box.
- Finally, hit the standby button on your remote or on top of the box.
Can you use a BT YouView box without an aerial
A YouView Box FAQ
We’re at our best when we’re connected to both your aerial and internet. If you aren’t able to use an aerial, your box will still work, but you won’t be able to watch any Freeview channels or some On Demand players.
Is YouView the same as Freeview
Freeview Play or YouView: channels and streaming services
While Freeview Play may lack the BT and TalkTalk specific channels, it does also include the 12 HD channels that YouView has. Conversely, YouView has all four services and also includes STV Player, Milkshake!, UKTV, S4C and Quest.
Is Freesat better than Freeview
Freesat is a good choice if you have an existing satellite dish or live in an area with poor Freeview reception. Otherwise, the lack of Channel 4 HD and All 4 puts Freesat at a slight disadvantage despite the fact that, on paper, it includes more channels.
Is BT TV cheaper than Sky
BT TV is generally a lot cheaper than Sky TV – although both providers often have special deals and offers on.
Is Sky taking over BT Sport
This will be the first time Sky is able to provide BT Sport to its customers directly as part of a Sky bundle or on a standalone basis and across all Sky platforms including Sky Go. BT Sport will also be available as an app on NOW TV boxes. Sky will make its NOW TV streaming service available on the BT TV set-top-box.
What’s the difference between Sky and BT TV
BT’s Classic package gives you 80 channels, while Entertainment ups that to 99. And if you sign up for a BT Superfast Fibre broadband package, you’ll be able to add Sky Cinema and Sky Sports too. BT offers up to 21 HD channels, while Sky has more than 50.
What connections do I need for BT TV
BT TV provides Freeview channels through your aerial, and premium channels via broadband. To get Freeview channels which are available in your area, you’ll need a working rooftop TV aerial with the right cabling to plug into the BT TV box. You won’t be able to use the cables installed for Sky or Virgin.
Can BT TV box connect wirelessly
BT Broadband comes with the BT Smart Hub router, and this will need to connect to your new BT TV box using a direct Ethernet cable connection. Hopefully your BT TV box and BT Smart Hub can be located close enough together for the included Ethernet cable to connect them. If not, you’ve got a few options.
How do I reset my BT TV box
Reset your BT TV box through the buttons on the box
- Switch the box off and then back on again.
- Press and hold the down arrow button (1) on top of your box for five seconds until you see ‘Enter Maintenance Mode Y/N’ at the bottom of the screen.
- After a few seconds you’ll see the ‘Maintenance Mode’ menu.
Can you connect BT YouView box wirelessly
YouView boxes aren’t Wi-Fi enabled. They need a wired Ethernet connection to connect the internet, so that we can give you the best quality experience. We recommend using powerline adapters if your router is too far from your box. Alternatively, you can use a Wi-Fi bridge to connect to your box.
Does BT Vision box need aerial
BT TV boxes will work without a Freeview aerial connected, but you’ll be missing out on lots of channels and some On Demand services. You’ll need to connect your aerial and scan your channels in order to receive all of your On Demand services.
Does a YouView box have to be connected to the Internet
YouView boxes do not use WiFi so if your router is too far from your YouView box, then you can use powerline adapters to connect to your box. If you are setting up your box for the first time, you will need an internet connection to complete the process.
Is YouView better than Freeview
Freeview offers more than 70 channels of TV and radio. That said, YouView has the same number of channels, plus a lot more if you get it as part of a pay TV service from BT or TalkTalk.
Do I need YouView with a smart TV
For YouView alone, all you need is a YouView set top box, a TV, and an aerial socket – and a broadband connection if you want to watch catch up and on demand TV.
Do you have to pay for YouView
A YouView Box FAQ
We have thousands of free Buy a box from a retail store and you can use it subscription free. We have thousands of free On Demand programmes to watch but if you want a little more, we offer a range of subscription services, like Netflix, you can sign up to.
Can I use my old Sky dish for Freesat
You Can Use An Old Sky Box For Freesat? If you don’t want to purchase a new Freesat box you could use an old Sky box to connect your satellite dish to your TV for free satellite services. These are the free TV services.
Do all smart TVs have Freesat
Meanwhile Smart TVs can plug into your Freeview or Freesat box, but usually come with Freeview or Freesat built in. As well as Smart TVs, there are plenty of other connected devices such as TV streaming sticks which which offer many of the same or similar apps and services.
Can I get Freesat through my Sky box
Freesat from Sky is an easy way of getting satellite television without a monthly subscription. If you’ve previously had Sky TV, you can simply connect your Sky box to the existing cables in your home, your Sky Viewing card automatically became a Freesat card once your monthly Sky TV subscription ended.