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Can I use a ex-Sky box to receive aerial Freeview?

Can I use a ex-Sky box to receive aerial Freeview?

Can I use a ex-Sky box to receive aerial Freeview?
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I am afraid not.

The satellite receivers cannot receive Freeview and vice-versa. Whilst the underlying technology is the same (DVB) the satellite receivers do not have the capacity to receive the DVB-T terrestrial transmissions, only the DVB-S satellite ones.

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Monday, 12 May 2014
5:36 PM

hi jb no i was with sky now I'm with virgin sorry it's yorky

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6:40 PM

yorky: In that case Sky will have blocked access to the recording and playback side of the Sky+ box when your subscription expired or was cancelled, this done via an over air download into your viewing card.

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