Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 
901 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 100


  Reply # 924869 31-Oct-2013 16:26
Send private message

We got Vodafone TV installed on Monday. We went with the Freeview option for now, but I can add on Sky at a later today. Initial thoughts... I thought we were getting an "All new improved" T-box, but it seems to be the same hardware, just with a Vodafone logo on it. Very disappointed to see that you need a second cable modem attached to it - our installer had to squeeze it into the TV cabinet so it's half lying on it's side, and now we have all these extra blinking lights from beneath the TV - very distracting. The onscreen menus are a lot nicer-looking than Sky, but man are they slow. Sometimes, you're not sure if you've pressed the button correctly as there's such a long pause. Also annoying is the on-demand movie service - they cost $7.95 but they aren't on-demand, the movies start at pre-determined times, so you need to find one that fits your time frame. Because of this I haven't tried watching one yet.

I also thought we would be getting a Vodafone - branded wireless router to complement the warp speed connection, but we weren't given one. Our current router only has a 100Mbps WAN port which means we can't use the full 130Mbps speed, so was looking forward to getting a new router. The website clearly states that you get one when signing up to 12 months so I'll need to query this with the helpdesk when I get time.

942 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 235


  Reply # 925179 31-Oct-2013 22:06
Send private message


but other vodafone people in the thread said that sky receives some channels in HD but does not broadcast them, and these channels would be made in HD for VF customers.

The answer to your question is posted here.


1 | 2 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:

Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.