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Freeview via fibre

Started this discussion. Last reply by Biggles Jun 3. 7 Replies

Does anybody know if Freeview will become available via bradband over fibre in the near future?Continue

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UHF aerial connection question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill McMurray Sep 16, 2014. 5 Replies

I wish to replace my dish with a UHF aerial so I can get Freeview HD.Can I use the existing sat cable that used to link up the Sky box to the dish or is a new coax cable required to link the aerial…Continue

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Biggles replied to John Carter's discussion Freeview via fibre
"It probably will be in the near future. I'm already able to stream hundreds of channels of worldwide TV plus TV Shows and Movies to my TV via my Android TV box and HTPC all for free."
Jun 3
Barry A replied to John Carter's discussion Freeview via fibre
"Yes Biggles - that is a possibility that the previous owners had Vodafone.  I am in Orewa (Kennsington Park).  I know they made a big thing of this approach when they were building the subdivision, resulting in no one needing to put an…"
Jun 3
Biggles replied to John Carter's discussion Freeview via fibre
"OK. I know nothing about that. Sounds very interesting though. What's your location?"
Jun 2
Barry A replied to John Carter's discussion Freeview via fibre
"Thanks for the reply Biggles.  Note however that  I am not using Vodafone so it is not ISP provided.  My understanding was that the RF overlay was provided by Chorus and was on the whole fibre network and that one just needs the…"
Jun 2
Biggles replied to John Carter's discussion Freeview via fibre
"It's called Cable TV. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cable_television As far as I know it's only provided by Vodafone in certain areas in NZ. http://www.vodafone.co.nz/tv/"
Jun 2
Barry A replied to John Carter's discussion Freeview via fibre
"While not Freeviw over broadband, my house has some sort of Fox device that converts the fibre coming into the house to a F socket with modulated RF output that is then able to be distributed around the house with RG6.  TVs simply tune in like…"
Jun 2
Bel promoted John Carter's discussion UHF aerial connection question
Sep 17, 2014
Bel promoted John Carter's discussion UHF aerial connection question
Sep 17, 2014
Josh Hill replied to John Carter's discussion Freeview via fibre
"Hi John  At this stage Freeview have no intentions on delivering TV via fibre/internet. Although that doesn't stop broadcasters, they can have a range of platforms running via Freeview HD but require internet access in order for them to…"
Sep 16, 2014
Bill McMurray replied to John Carter's discussion UHF aerial connection question
"Just remember John that, if it's a Sky installation, then the dish, mount, stays AND cable remain Sky's property! So if you decide to reconnect Sky in the future, they may reconnect the cable to the Sky dish, or may charge you to…"
Sep 16, 2014
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Sep 16, 2014
John Carter replied to John Carter's discussion UHF aerial connection question
"Thanks for this help."
Sep 16, 2014
John Carter replied to John Carter's discussion UHF aerial connection question
"Thanks for this help."
Sep 16, 2014
willis replied to John Carter's discussion UHF aerial connection question
"cable will be fine although odds are that the best place for an aerial will be somewhere else "
Sep 15, 2014
Mike G replied to John Carter's discussion UHF aerial connection question
"The same cable will work for a UHF aerial to the TV. The sky rated cable is great for uhf."
Sep 15, 2014

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Biggles replied to Alexander Ballingall's discussion Reception Questions
"Well done. Now if you can get the UHF tuner working you'll have HD as well."
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"On Optus D1 satellite I set the LND freq to 10750 and that did the trick. I now have…"
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"Thanks Biggles  Will have the antenna and cabling checked out."
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