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  # 2231253 5-May-2019 18:22
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JessieB:

 

On the Vodafone site, under each TV plan,  if you click on the the link "Important things to know', a pop up window comes up saying, amount other things, "Compatible TV required that plugs into TV box and modem" 

 

 

The statement is simply incorrect.


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# 2231256 5-May-2019 18:28
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Mine took 6 weeks to activate, every time I rang they said it was with the provisioning team. After 5 calls (which were on hold for ages) I got to the point of really frustrated and then requested cancelling, was put thru another department but still no luck. Apparently its really easy they just need to load your unit against your account. I find it also used to play up i.e. not work or freeze, Vodafone have credited some people. Its seems stable now but as people say you cannot record everything.

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  # 2231257 5-May-2019 18:36
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josephhinvest: Interesting reading. My dad is looking at changing from Sky (through Vodafone) to Vodafone TV. It’s slightly cheaper. I don’t know whether it would be worth the hassle. They record and keep for quite long times programmes on their mysky.
I understand some programs can’t be recorded. But which?
And it looks like programs can’t be stored indefinitely. But for how long?
And finally, does the box come with a “normal” type remote that oldies will be able to use?

If anyone can answer these I’d be very grateful.

Thanks,
Joseph

 

 

 

Not able to record is random on shows all over in general. The remote looks like...

 

 

 


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  # 2231336 5-May-2019 22:33
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I would have stuck with the T-Box if I'd known how limited Vodafone TV for free-to-air TV. TVNZ don't allow recording. Many movies on TV3 and Prime can't be recorded. Instead they push you to use the on-demand apps which are available on the Vodafone TV.

 

However, we primarily use it for Netflix and Youtube and for casting from our computers/phones so we can watch on the big screen. It has been excellent for these purposes.

 

The following topic has more info on issues:

 

https://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumId=40&topicId=243396

 

 


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  # 2231365 6-May-2019 08:16
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I set up one of these for my uncle and it’s absolutely terrible. The interface is illogical and the remote is a nightmare to use.
If it was me, I would have returned it.

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  # 2258793 15-Jun-2019 17:00
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My parents got 2 of these and one major problem has them thinking of sending both back, no subtitles the devices are well over a year in service at Vodafone at this point and this is extremely annoying to my very hard of hearing parents. Like everything Vodafone does this is bloody useless. I am tempted to get in touch with Vodafone and tell them they are so sh*t they will go to another provider. People go on about how it is great the have no WiFi but that means if you have no network port you need to use their WiFi extender so an even worse solution than no WiFi in the unit imo.

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  # 2258795 15-Jun-2019 17:13
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Nothing forcing you to use Voda supplied wifi device. You can use a Ubiquiti Nanostation Loco for example or any device that can be configured as an infrastructure client and connected to the Ethernet interface.


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