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# 180503 11-Sep-2015 12:32
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Does anyone know if I can plug a non vodafone supplied set top box into Vodafone cable and watch free to air tv? If so do you know a brand?
I have tried with a very basic set top box and got no signal. 
Vodafone tell me I need a set to box that is capable of processing hfc signal. 

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  # 1385657 11-Sep-2015 13:38
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If you have unlimited broadband and home phone the monthly rental of a Vodafone TV for Freeview is $0. Details on our package builder page. and also on the Vodafone TV page

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  # 1385700 11-Sep-2015 14:27
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As far as I'm aware (unless something has changed since last time I heard), attaching any non-Vodafone equipment to Vodafone cable is a breach of T&Cs right?



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  # 1385801 11-Sep-2015 17:04
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Maybe just use normal tv transmission.

Assuming you are in a FreeviewHD area, connect up to an UHF aerial. either with a tv with a built-in freeview tuner or get a set top box. If not will need a Freeview satellite set top box (but some newer tv's also have a satellite tuner built in).

See Freeview tv


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  # 1385804 11-Sep-2015 17:13
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sorted it out with Vodafone. Getting a vodafone box installed. 
The house I bought has no external aerials as its always used vodafone cable for tv. 
Thanks everyone


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