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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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Thursday, 5 July 2012

11:07 PM

Ernie: If I could just qualify what has been mentioned by Mark Fletcher insomuch that although the TV will work you will likely find that the EPG channel list wont, and so the channels available will most likely not conform what you are used to on normal UK Freeview.

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jb38's 7,179 posts GB flag

11:22 PM

Ernie: Apologies to Mark Fletcher insomuch that he did NOT reply to your query regarding the two models of TV's.

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Mark Fletcher

11:57 PM

No problem whatsoever !

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Tuesday, 7 August 2012
12:23 AM

Hello can i use dubia bush freebox use in uk its work or not

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Wednesday, 8 August 2012
Tom Baker
12:18 AM

I live in SW France and Presently I have an old UK purchased TV which is attached to a sky box (no card) & I can pick up all the free channels from the UK.

I want to purchase a new flat screen TV with built in Freeview from the UK. If I do will I be able to pick up all the Freeview channels directly from the new TV (it is an LG42 LS3400). Thank you for your help.

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7:08 AM

Tom: The simple answer is NO! as it has to be appreciated that the "only" reason you are able to achieve what you presently do is because the signal reaching you is via satellite and not across land, and so any TV you purchase to pick up UK channels would have to be of the Freesat / Freeview variety and NOT purely Freeview as is the model mentioned, I say this as Freesat capable TV's always have Freeview as standard anyway.

Of course the other choice you do have is to use any TV in conjunction with a Freesat box, this method possibly giving you a wider selection of TV's.

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Tuesday, 14 August 2012
10:04 AM

I live just oustide of Paris and currently watch French TV via sfr / neufbox setup, which is connected to our sat-dish. I have purchased a UK freebox, connected this to the tv and satelite and am uanble to access any of the UK channels. What do I need to do to be able to access UK TV?


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Sunday, 19 August 2012
Terry G
5:39 PM

FRANCE 17700,Nr La Rochelle,the house came with
a satelite dish set very high ,we got some CNN and SPORT for about 4 years but then things went digital,and the french analogue box became obsolete .I have just bought a Bush Freesat box,in the uk,which I will try next month in france,What are my chances?????
Terry G

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Wednesday, 22 August 2012
10:25 AM

What do you recommend using to receive digital terrestrial TV travelling around Europe in a caravan? We have an analogue TV and aerial that is supposedly OK for digital. What box do we need to buy? We travel mostly in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy and sometimes France.

Many thanks for your help.

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Friday, 14 September 2012
David Moffat
5:02 PM

Can I recieve British TV channels in Cape town South Africa? Is there a way please.
I can only access British radio via the internet.

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