Can I use Freeview without an aerial
You can only get Freeview via an aerial, and usually a rooftop one is required. It’a a terrestial service. You can’t get any Freeview channels via a Sky box. What you will get without a sub are the Sky non-sub channels (Freesat From Sky).
Do you need an aerial for YouView
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. And remember to think about your monthly download limit, if your broadband contract has one.
Does BT YouView work without subscription
BT YouView without subscription. A pinned post on this forum gives the advice that FreeView play, record, pause, etc will still work on a YouView box even without a BT subscription. It also suggests that the various OD services such as iPlayer will also continue to work.
Can I watch BT TV in another room
You can get BT TV in a second room with Extra Box. This gives you an additional non-recordable TV box, or recordable TV box, to watch BT TV in another room, at the same time. You can watch all the channels and Catch Up and On Demand services that you can view on your main box (excluding Sky Sports and Sky Cinema).
Can you get Freeview through WIFI
Nope – the ONLY way to receive Freeview is through an aerial. You can also view broadcast TV through cable (Virgin) or satellite (Sky, Freesat, free satellite) and some channels will stream over the internet (BBC1 & 2 – most programmes) but it’s no replacement for ‘free broadcast TV’ that you’re looking for.
What Aerial do I need for Freeview
Freeview is only available through an aerial (for the digitally minded, it’s digital terrestrial television system). If you are in a Freeview coverage area (use our coverage checker). Most flatscreen TVs have Freeview built in, so all you need to do is plug in the aerial.
Can I watch TalkTalk TV without an aerial
All Freeview channels – and the information in the TV guide – are transmitted to your TV through your aerial. TalkTalk Boost channels, on the other hand, are delivered through your broadband router and don’t require a TV aerial.
Does a TalkTalk box need an aerial
The TalkTalk TV Box does require an external TV aerial to receive the off-air Freeview TV channels. There’s no satellite tuner.
Is YouView the same as Freeview
Channels. 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.
Can you keep BT TV without BT Broadband
Yes, you can subscribe to BT Sport Pack on the Sky Digital Satellite platform without being a BT Broadband customer. EE, TalkTalk and Plusnet customers can all get access to the BT Sport App by contacting their service provider directly.
Can I use a BT YouView box without Internet
You can use YouView without an internet connection but you’ll be missing out on what makes YouView, YouView. Connecting to the internet gives you access to the backwards EPG, IP channels and On Demand content. Not having an internet connection will also inhibit your boxes ability to receive important software updates.
Do you need BT Broadband 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 I watch Freeview on a smart TV without an aerial
Freeview is a service that delivers live TV via a TV aerial and is not yet currently available over the internet. The same is true for Freesat TV’s without a satellite dish connected. The live TV function would not work. I once had an early Sharp Smart TV that didn’t have iPlayer so the customer couldn’t receive it.
Do smart TVs need an aerial
No, you will not pick up any stations without an aerial. Since it is a smart TV it should have internet TV services built in. Such as Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, just to name some. So, you will not need an aerial, unless you want to watch live TV in your area.
Do you need an aerial for a TV with built in Freeview
All TVs since 2010 come with Freeview built in so once you have unpacked the TV and set it on its stand/wall mount the most important thing you need is an aerial in good condition to pick up the Freeview signal. Plug in the aerial and turn the TV on. Most TVs will start with a set up procedure for you to follow.
What’s the best indoor aerial
Best indoor TV aerial for Freeview
- 1byone 0.5 mm Paper Thin TV Aerial Review.
- 1byone Super Thin Indoor HDTV Aerial Review.
- VicTsing 0.5mm Ultra-Thin Indoor Amplified Digital TV Aerial Review.
- XBoze HD Digital Aerial Paper Thin HDTV Antenna Review.
- RGTech Monarch 50 Black Review.
- SLx Gold 27769RG High-Performance Indoor Aerial Review.
How much does it cost to fit a TV aerial
If you need a new aerial installation, a typical aerial replacement based on industry guidance, costs £150. Additional sockets (for other TV sets you own) cost around £45 each.
Will an indoor aerial work in my area
The short answer: it depends. For an indoor aerial to be enough, you need good reception at your house. And for good reception, you need a transmitter that’s close by – preferably less than 15 miles away from you. As a first step, you can check the estimated coverage with the Digital UK Postcode Checker.
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