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    The difference between Freeview and Freesat

    This is a discussion on The difference between Freeview and Freesat within the Sky & Sky+ TV forums, part of the Other Sky help and support category; SD = Standard Definition HD = High Definition Analogue = The oldest broadcast format, i.e. manual tuning Digital (DVB) = ...

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      The difference between Freeview and Freesat

      SD = Standard Definition

      HD = High Definition

      Analogue = The oldest broadcast format, i.e. manual tuning

      Digital (DVB) = The new standard in Television

      IDTV = Intergrated Digital Television, i.e a tv with Freeview built-in

      Tv = Television

      HDMI = High Definition Media Interface

      Set-top Box = A box whch recives a signal and outputs it to a tv

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      Freeview = Free digital tv from a ariel.
      Via = Freeview set-top box or IDTV.

      Freesat = Free digital tv from a satellite.
      Via = Freesat set-top box or tv with Freesat built in.

      Freesat From Sky = Freesat from Sky.
      Via = Sky set-top box (20 card required from Sky or old Sky card).

      Freeview HD = Free HD Freeview tv from a ariel, proposed but not happened yet.
      Via = HDTV Freeview set-top box and HDTV.

      Freesat HD = Free HD Freesat tv from a satellite.
      Via = Freesat HD set-top box and HDTV.

      Freesat From Sky (HD) = Freesat HD from Sky.
      Via = Sky+HD set-top box and HDTV (20 card required from Sky or old Sky card).

      Freesat From Sky (Sky+) = Freesat From Sky, SD or HD.
      Via = Sky+ or Sky+HD set-top box (10pm subscription required for Sky+ features).

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      Last edited by skypaulusplus; 16-01-09 at 03:42 AM.


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