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#154855 10-Nov-2014 19:28
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Can anyone tell me with regards to a house in Christchurch on the Vodafone cable network that has a female f-connector on the wall previously installed by Telstra. Is it possible to plug a digital ready TV into it and tune into Freeview without the need for a Terrestrial aerial?

I notice that Vodafone now have plans where you can get a freeview box with certain broadband plans, but I wasn't able to ascertain whether they encrypt the signal if it is indeed transmitted over the network so that it can only be used with their own box, or if they stream the channels to the box via the internet. 

Well I hope this makes sense, thanks in advance for any advice anyone can give me.

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  #1172385 10-Nov-2014 19:30
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You need to a Vodafone customer and subscribed to Vodafone TV


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  #1172388 10-Nov-2014 19:31
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Simple answer. No.

You need a set top box to view content.


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  #1172399 10-Nov-2014 19:55
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if you have unlimited cable check to see if the set top box is free.


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  #1172434 10-Nov-2014 21:10
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It comes over the Digital Video Broadcasting-Cable standard, this is different DVB-Terrestrial (normal Ariel freeveiw)


I remember on the old analog platform, normal TV channels came over the cable that you could turn into using a normal TV


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  #1172537 11-Nov-2014 03:32
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Thanks for all the super fast responses everyone, very helpful and much appreciated.

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