Quick Answer: Can I Watch TV Without An Aerial Or Dish?

No, you will not pick up any stations without an aerial.

Since it is a smart TV it should have internet TV services built in.

Such as Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, just to name some.

So, you will not need an aerial, unless you want to watch live TV in your area.

Do you need an aerial to watch Freeview?

Yes. You need an aerial to get Freeview. But first, check your Freeview coverage and see what channels you can receive at your address. While some indoor (portable) aerials will pick up Freeview, for best results, we recommend a roof aerial.

Can a satellite dish be used as a TV antenna?

A: Unfortunately, no. The satellite dish is not the correct shape, and has special electronics that make it not usable for receiving free broadcast TV. However, you can still use the coax cabling from the dish to your TV if you want to install a broadcast TV antenna where your dish was.

What is the best option for TV without cable?

Here are some of my favorite options for watching TV shows without having to pay a big cable bill each month.

  • Cable Network Channels Online (free)
  • YouTube/Vimeo (free)
  • Library (free)
  • Hulu ($8 per month)
  • Netflix ($8 per month)
  • Amazon Prime Video ($8.99 per month)
  • HBO NOW, Showtime, Starz ($9–15 per month)

How can I get TV without cable?

Here are a few ways you can watch TV without cable, too.

  1. Hulu. Hulu is my personal favorite way to watch TV without cable.
  2. Sling TV. Sling TV promises à la carte TV viewing and starts their Orange plan at $20 per month.
  3. Amazon Prime Video.
  4. Netflix.
  5. CBS All Access.