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  Reply # 1913378 5-Dec-2017 15:08
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Hi there

 

After a couple of years of reading topics on Geekzone this topic has finally forced my hand to join and comment.

 

Our family have had the new Vodafone TV for around 6 weeks and we love it, especially my two boys.

 

- faster response, far better picture quality (especially on Netflix), better user interface, inclusion of a number of apps, extra free movies, way better app than Sky Go.

 

The only downside is that occasionally surfing on Youtube the decoder locks up, but this is minor as we don't really watch Youtube on the TV. And you cant see the fastforward so have to take a guess, but this is now just a game for us to see who can get closest to the start of the programme.

 

Sure, cant record on some channels, but these are mostly freeview so we could do that on the HDD if needed, but nah. However with the 3Now and TVNZ apps that's all we need.

 

It might become a problem when stuff we have recorded gets removed in a year (I think I saw that somewhere) but doesn't worry me. Our last Sky Box was full of stuff 2,3, 4 years old that we never watched so getting rid of it after a year doesn't worry me.

 

Still a few channels missing, but they'll turn up and they're not that important to me. The wife complained because pay per view movies were not there, but when I pointed out we had only paid/watched one movie in the last 6 months........

 

And just in case, I am a Vodafone employee. However my reply here is as a consumer not an employee. I still have to pay for this service so if I wasn't happy Id be sending it back, just like anyone else.

 

Cheers


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  Reply # 1917692 12-Dec-2017 20:40
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Bouquet for Vodafone.

 

We were unhappy with the new Vodafone TV. I emailed them and they came over and reinstated our old service. 

 

So thanks Vodafone.......they probably didn't have to do this for us.

 

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  Reply # 1919184 13-Dec-2017 16:44
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wooda2:

 

Bouquet for Vodafone.

 

We were unhappy with the new Vodafone TV. I emailed them and they came over and reinstated our old service. 

 

So thanks Vodafone.......they probably didn't have to do this for us.

 

laughing

 

 

 

 

Same for bouquet for Vodafone.

 

They ended up re instating my old T-box service after a bit of a mission.

 

The only problem now is all the grief I am getting re losing all the really important copied programs like Coro and Shortland St.

 

to quote a famous Wellingtonian "Its the putting right that counts"


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  Reply # 1920393 15-Dec-2017 22:12
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Can someone with Vodafone TV confirm more channels are HD compared to Sky satellite? Wanting to know if channels like HGTV, Disney JNR which are SD on Sky satellite are HD on Vodafone TV? 


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  Reply # 1920426 16-Dec-2017 00:59
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They are as provided by SKY.  Sky can't convert any more channels on the satellite service over to HD until all the old sd decoders are disabled. Then they can fire up more t.p using DVB-S2 with HD content. Shutdown of the old decoders was supposed to be this month.

 

 

 

 


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