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Saorview/Satellite Frequently Asked Questions.

Saorview/Satellite Frequently Asked Questions.

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Saorview/Satellite Frequently Asked Questions.

Saorview/Satellite Frequently Asked Questions.

Q ) What channels are available on saorview? see Logo                                                                                                                                     A ) All your Irish Channels only.

Q ) What are the free to air channels in Ireland? 

A ) Irish and UK free Channels. Channel List

Q ) How do I get saorview? 

Saorview/Satellite Frequently Asked Questions.

Saorview/Satellite Frequently Asked Questions.

A ) You need an UHF aerial a Television with a built in tuner if not  a saorview box.                             

Q ) Do I need an aerial for saorview? 

A ) Yes  a UHF Aerial is necessary  out is best but indoor can work well in some areas.

Q ) I installation of equiptment included in the price.

A: Yes. The price includes equipment  and  Installation, All cabling and fixing,

Dish and Aerial Alignment and Signal Tuning.

Saorview/Satellite Frequently Asked Questions.

Saorview/Satellite Frequently Asked Questions.

Q ) Is it a one time only payment

A: Yes –  No Bill Ever.

( Q ) Can I Record Saorview and Freesat TV Channels?

Yes Now availablable Combo Plus: Saorview + Freesat Digital HD with Full 7 Day TV Guide and internal hard-drive. Record and Watch Pause and Rewind Live TV.

Is RTE 1, RTE Two, VMTV and TG4 on Saorview?

A: Yes. These channels are available with the Saorview Pack and with the Combined  Saorview  and Freeview Pack. To receive these channels your engineer  will install the new Digital RTÉ antenna. This is a small 3ft antenna which sits alongside your satellite dish will also give you RTE News Now. RTE Jnr. RTE+ Sky News.

Q: Is it legal?

A: Yes. Saorview and Freeview is a term to describe satellite signals which you can legally receive without a subscription. When you pay your TV licence fee.

RTE’s, VMTV, BBC’s, ITV’s, C4’s, Sky News and Loads More.

Q: What is the cost?
A: Saorview Pack including channels RTÉ 1, RTÉ 2, VMTV and TG4 and Sky News costs €195. Combined UK and world Package costs €299. ZGemma Combo Plus €450.

Q ) If there is no signal or poor signal what happens?

A: Your engineer will check the signal and confirm a good quality signal prior to installation. If the satellite signal is poor or unsatisfactory, the installation will not proceed and no charge will be applied. A signal is received in over  98% of cases.

Q: Where  are my Dish / Aerial  placed ?

A: Your engineer will install your dish and/or aerial at the rear or side of your house. where the signal is available. your engineer will discuss all options before  proceeding and with your agreement he will proceed to install.

Q ) Whats is free-to-air tv?

Free-to-air is a term used to describe satellite television channels that are un-encrypted and as such available without a subscription. All you need to receive these channels is a dish and satellite receiver. Radio channels are also available on free-to-air receivers.

Q ) What is Freesat?

Freesat is a joint venture between BBC and ITV.

Q ) What is Saorview?

Saorview is the free digital terrestrial TV service in Ireland that has replaced the old analogue service that was switched off on Oct 24th 2012. Currently there is 10 tv channels including Sky News as well as radio stations. Saorview is received through an aerial. Saorview can be combined with a satellite system to provide a much bigger selection of channels.

Q ) My tv is not Saorview compatible or approved, what system should I go for?

In this situation you may prefer to go with a combo system giving you UK free-to-air channels and Irish channels on the one box via the one remote control. Alternatively you could use an official freesat box and separate saorview box.

Alternatively you could go with Combo box that has both Saorview and free-to-air on the one remote.

Q ) If  I want to get the channels in the other room do I need another box?

Yes. You need a box for each tv.

Q ) I have a satellite system but have lost the signal and need it sorted. Do you provide this service?

Yes. Give us a call and we can discuss the problem   0868479848.

Q ) Is it possible to record on combo boxes?

Yes. You can Record and Watch Pause and Rewind Live TV on Our ZGemma Box.

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