Quick Answer: Do You Need A Satellite Dish For A Freesat Box?

FREESAT : Do I need a satellite dish or an aerial connection to connect my unit?

If your set top box or recorder is a Freesat receiver, you will require a satellite dish aligned with Astra 28.2°E and Eutelsat 28A.

If your set top box or recorder is a Freeview receiver, you will require a roof top aerial.

Can you use a Freesat box without a satellite dish?

In order to watch On Demand TV on Freesat, your Freesat box or TV needs to be connected to a satellite dish and to your home broadband. Can I watch On Demand TV on Freesat without a satellite dish?

What satellite do I need for Freesat?

The service makes use of the same group of Astra satellites at 28.2°E as the Sky subscription satellite service. This means that a satellite dish which is positioned to receive these services will be capable of receiving Freesat, with the addition of a suitable receiver (or Television with receiver built in).

Can I use my old Sky dish for Freesat?

You Can Use An Old Sky Box For Freesat? If you don’t want to purchase a new Freesat box you could use an old Sky box to connect your satellite dish to your TV for free satellite services.

Will Freesat work with Sky Q dish?

Sky Q & Sky Off Same Satellite Dish – Including Freesat

To run Sky Q and normal Sky or Freesat at the same time off a satellite dish. You will need to instead of installing a wideband LNB, install a Hybrid LNB instead. There are couple different makes and models but essentially, they have the same final result.