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Can I use my digital freeview box abroad and receive English channals?

Can I use my digital freeview box abroad and receive English channals?

Can I use my digital freeview box abroad and receive English ch
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No. You cannot receive signals from UK Freeview transmitters abroad. You box will be able to receive local "DVB-T" transmittions, if there are any.

You can use satellite equipment pointing at the Astra 2D satellite from some European countries however to get around 100 UK free-to-air channels.



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Tuesday, 4 January 2011
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Philippa Woolf
5:39 PM

I have been given a Philips Top Box DTR 220/05 will this be of any use to me in France , if so do I attach it to an ariel or a dish ?

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Wednesday, 5 January 2011
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satandpcguy
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2:50 PM

Philippa:
That is a Freeview box, and for use with a TV aerial. If you use it in France you will get the French digital terrestrial channels.
It will not pick up the UK terrestrial channels.

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Thursday, 6 January 2011
Briantist
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8:49 AM

Philippa Woolf: You won't get all the channels in France, as some are in MPEG4. You need either a BT Vision box, or a Freeview HD box from the UK.

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Tuesday, 11 January 2011
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Shellie
12:24 PM

Hi, I live in Belgorod, Russia, I have a FTA-7001s general satellite box, i receive 470 channels Russian, Arab, BBC world news & many more, some Amercian which are all dubbed! I'm going mad, what do i have to do/buy to receive English channels?
Please help!! Cheers, Shellie

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Briantist
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1:21 PM

Shellie: Not much, the channels are on the Astra 2 satellites and you can't get them from your location.

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Wednesday, 19 January 2011
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Tony
3:57 PM

I have a sky hd + box that works in South of France with 1 metre dish picking up all Sky & BBC free channels.

Will a Freeview do the same ?

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Briantist
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4:04 PM

Tony: No, the terrestrial signals are used for local French services.

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Tony
4:26 PM

Sorry I don't understand.

I am not talking terrestrial.

These are digital satellite signals from Astra

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Briantist
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4:41 PM

Tony: Freeview is a terrestrial service.

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Tony
4:56 PM

Ahhhhh ... !!

Thanks

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