Quick Answer: Do You Need A Satellite Dish For Foxtel Iq4?

Terrestrial FTA channels are not Foxtel channels so they won’t particularly care if you can access them on the IQ box or not.

Foxtel will install a satellite dish and cabling to the wall plates for the satellite feed only.

If they don’t go ahead with the satellite install then you can stay on cable till 2023.

Does iQ4 require satellite?

The iQ4 will replace the iQ3, which is to be retired for satellite customers immediately. As of 21/08, cable customers have the option of the iQ2 or iQ3 (no change to today), and satellite customers the iQ2 or iQ4. Cable customers will need to migrate to a satellite connection to be eligible for the iQ4.

Does Foxtel iQ4 have free to air channels?

Hey @pommiedaz For the iQ3 & iQ4, the FTA antenna needs to go into the Foxtel Box directly if you wish to watch FTA channels through Foxtel. The iQ2 had a pass-thru where the iQ3 / iQ4 does not.

What does iQ4 cost?

The iQ4 will cost $125, the same as the iQ3, and new customers on a satellite package of Entertainment + $20 in additional packages will have this fee waived for the standalone offer. Bundle offers (Entertainment Plus with Sport or Platinum) will waive the iQ4 fee for satellite customers as well.

Which satellite does Foxtel use?

Foxtel’s satellite service transmits exclusively from the Optus C1 satellite on a primary downlink frequency of 12.438 GHz expanded to adjacent frequencies, with further expansion during November 2009 of frequencies on the Optus D3 satellite.

Does iQ4 work on cable?

Yes you can get the iQ4 if you want. The iQ4 will work on any TV with a HDMI port and with any package, even the most basic startup Entertainment package. It’s only if you want to access the new 4K channel that you need a special TV, a special HDMI cable, HD, Sports pack OR platinum (which includes sports).

Can you watch free to air on iQ4?

Basically, Free to Air HD is only available via your terrestrial TV aerial which is plugged into your IQ4. You can only record one of these HD channels at a time. You can watch and record more than one Standard Definition Free to Air TV off the satellite.

What is free to air channels?

Free-to-air. FTA also refers to channels and broadcasters providing content for which no subscription is expected, even though they may be delivered to the viewer/listener by another carrier for which a subscription is required, e.g. cable, satellite or the Internet.

What to do when Foxtel says no signal?

Check your signal cable in case it’s become loose or hasn’t been correctly attached.

  • Loosen and retighten your signal cable connections.
  • Turn your box off at the power point.
  • Turn the power back on and wait for your box to reset.

Can I get Netflix on Foxtel?

Watching Netflix through Foxtel

Note: Netflix isn’t available on Foxtel GO, but you can download the Netflix app to watch on another device. How do I log in to my existing Netflix subscription? Note: If you don’t have a Foxtel Voice Remote, press the apps button on your iQ4 remote and select Netflix.

Can I upgrade my iQ3 to iQ4?

Can Existing Customers Get the iQ4? Yes, absolutely – existing Foxtel customers can upgrade from the iQ2 or iQ3 simply by calling Foxtel.

How many programs can I record on iQ4?

Your iQ4 and iQ3 can record up to 172 hours of High Definition shows or up to 345 hours of Standard Definition shows. Plus with so many ways to easily record, there’ll always be something to watch.

What direction should my satellite dish face?

What direction should my satellite dish face? The recommended installation location is 4 to 6 feet away from your house, with the satellite dish pointing towards the southern sky. You will need to adjust the dish for both vertical and horizontal alignment.

What direction should my satellite dish point?

A general rule of thumb is that as you travel further east the more southerly the satellite dish looks and as you move further south the higher the satellite dish elevation. (But do bear in mind that most satellite dishes are offset so look like they are pointing straight ahead when they are at the correct elevation).

Is Foxtel a satellite or cable?

According to the report, Foxtel is in the process of migrating all its customers from the hybrid-fibre coaxial (HFC) cable network to its satellite network instead.