You need a TV antenna to pick up your TV signal so you can access Freeview On Demand (here’s why).
You can either use a UHF aerial or a satellite dish.
Can you use a Freeview box without an aerial?
We’re at our best when we’re connected to both your aerial and internet. If you aren’t able to use an aerial, your box will still work, but you won’t be able to watch any Freeview channels or some On Demand players.
Do you need an aerial for a TV with built in Freeview?
All TVs since 2010 come with Freeview built in so once you have unpacked the TV and set it on its stand/wall mount the most important thing you need is an aerial in good condition to pick up the Freeview signal. Plug the TV in and fit the batteries to the remote. Plug in the aerial and turn the TV on.
Do you need an aerial for TalkTalk TV?
Do I need a TV aerial to get TalkTalk TV? All Freeview channels – and the information in the TV guide – are transmitted to your TV through your aerial. TalkTalk Boost channels, on the other hand, are delivered through your broadband router and don’t require a TV aerial.
Can you use a TV without an aerial?
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.
Can I watch Freeview without an aerial?
Freeview is a service that delivers live TV via a TV aerial and is not yet currently available over the internet. The same is true for Freesat TV’s without a satellite dish connected. What you will be able to do is to watch catch up TV or TV on demand.
Do you need an aerial for built in Freeview?
All TVs since 2010 come with Freeview built in so once you have unpacked the TV and set it on its stand/wall mount the most important thing you need is an aerial in good condition to pick up the Freeview signal. Plug in the aerial and turn the TV on. Most TVs will start with a set up procedure for you to follow.
How do I get Freeview on my TV?
To set up your Freeview box:
- Plug your aerial lead into the circular aerial socket at the back of your Freeview box.
- Plug your SCART or HDMI cable into the respective sockets in your TV.
- Turn your TV on using your TV remote control.
- Switch your Freeview box on.
- You’re now ready to start tuning.