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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, 20 November 2012
Anita Ozola
10:57 AM

Dear UK we now live in Latvia and miss English tv. I have a freeview skybox with card. We moved out of UK 5 monthes since and have a one metre satalite dish and connections but still are unable to recieve a signal. Please help.

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Les Nicol

12:59 PM

Anita Ozola: I think you will have a difficulty in receiving UK TV with a 1 metre dish. Maybe with a 1.5 or 1.8, but suggest you check this with a local installer before proceeding.

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Sunday, 9 December 2012
Simon Cantrill
1:51 PM

My father in law would like to take an english free view box back to poland. Will it work?

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Simon Cantrill's 1 post GB flag
Friday, 8 February 2013
10:04 PM

I'm going to be moving overseas, and was wondering if my freesat box would connect to the tvs over there, not to watch channels but to watch my recorded stuff on there? If anyone knows the answer I would really appreciate it, thanks

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Sam's 2 posts GB flag
10:09 PM

I should have said my free view box, it's a bush bu11FVRSD series hardware - main board v1.1 software version a30-1b-0107. Al of that means nothing to me by the way, I have no idea about these things, all I was hoping to find out is if I take the box abroad to Africa or to the Caribbean whether I would be able to access the hard drive bit where I've recorded lots of films, if this can still be used in another country. I hope all that makes sense, thanks for listening and hopefully responding, regards,

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Sam's 2 posts GB flag
Tuesday, 12 February 2013
1:10 PM

I need a new free to air box as mine does not retune itself and I am a pensioner with little knowledge we run on a satellite 2D Astra can I buy a box here in England and use it in the south of France. Which box would you recommend I would like HD and record.
Thankyou for your held

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Jane's 2 posts GB flag
Friday, 15 February 2013
11:16 AM

I have a thompson sky box - no sky card - our community ariels/dish pick up spanish tv stations - could I retune the sky box to pick up the spanish channels - I live in Tenerife ?

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brian's 1 post ES flag
Tuesday, 19 February 2013
12:51 PM

This summer I am moving to Prague from the UK. Can anyone tell me if I will be able to get UK TV out there and what I will need to receive it.

Many thanks in advance

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Buccy's 1 post EU flag
Tuesday, 25 June 2013
11:40 AM

Dear Brian. I have a bt vision essential box. if I take it to Italy will it work? otherwise what do I need to do to get bbc and itv and be ableto record them from Italy. thanks beth

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Friday, 12 July 2013
SallyAnn Urry
8:36 AM

I am in Northern Italy and have a satellite dish which receives Astra and Hotbird therefore Sky news and BBC world. I brought my Sky box and card from Uk but the message on TV says no telephone landline. How can I connect and receive signals from my dish without a landline

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