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Getting television

Is a satellite dish required for Sky?

Sky is a satellite television provider, but with the rise of digital television, do you still need a dish to watch Sky? Without a dish, here’s how to access Sky.

Basic TV bundles are compared.

Some users are discovering that they only require basic Freeview now that more providers are giving alternatives or add-ons. Here are the basic packages available from TV companies.

What is TalkTalk TV, exactly?

TalkTalk TV offers a variety of packages that are both flexible and economical. Here’s how to get a month-to-month subscription to a variety of TalkTalk TV channels.

NOW vs. Sky

Through NOW, you can obtain contract-free access to premium Sky Sports, TV shows, and films. Is it, however, the same as having Sky without a contract?

What exactly is digital television?

The digital transition was completed in 2012, and now all television is digital. Learn everything there is to know about digital television.

In a block of flats, how do you get Sky?

Houses aren’t the only ones that have access to the sky. It’s more difficult to get Sky in a block of apartments, but it’s still possible. Here’s how to do it.

What exactly is on-demand television?

On-demand television allows you to watch your favorite shows whenever you want. Our guide will teach you all you need to know about on-demand television, including how to view it.

What exactly is IPTV?

Terrestrial, satellite, cable, and IPTV are the four ways to watch digital television in the United Kingdom. Learn more about IPTV.

Where can I obtain Sky Cinema?

Sign up for Sky Cinema and receive a new film every day, as well as access to over 1,000 on-demand movies. Here’s how to receive Sky Cinema from any cable or satellite provider.

What are the benefits of Freeview?

Some viewers are decreasing their TV subscriptions as streaming platforms provide access to more TV series. Here’s a rundown of what’s on Freeview TV.

How to watch Sky Atlantic on TV – with or without Sky

Sky Atlantic is a must-have if you want to keep up with all of HBO’s latest outstanding programs. Here’s how to watch Sky Atlantic on any television provider.

Set-top boxes

Review of the TalkTalk TV Plus Box

The TV Plus Box from TalkTalk is a YouView set-top box that allows you to record live television. Here’s all you need to know about using your set-top box to its full potential.

Review of the Virgin V6

The V6 set-top box from Virgin Media is jam-packed with advanced technology and features. Our V6 user guide will show you how to get the most out of your new set-top box.

What kind of set-top box am I going to get?

Are you going to get a YouView or a Sky Q? Is it a 1TB or 2TB drive? Is it possible to record live television? Here’s a breakdown of what kind of set-top box you’ll get from each provider.

Review of the Sky Q set-top box

Sky Q is a multi-award-winning set-top box from Sky. In our guide, we’ll show you what makes it so special – and how to get the most out of your Sky Q.

Review of the BT YouView+ box

All BT TV packages include a YouView box. Learn how to get the most out of your new set-top box by reading our BT YouView+ box review.


How to acquire free streaming services in the United Kingdom

Streaming services can rapidly mount up in price, so here’s how to obtain them for free in the UK (legally).

How to Stream Netflix on Your Television

Whatever device you have, here’s everything you need to know about streaming Netflix on your TV.

Which media streaming device is the best?

Which media streaming device is the best? To obtain the finest streaming stick for your home, we’ll help you choose between a Fire TV cube, a Chromecast, and a NOW TV Stick, among other options.

Google Chromecast review | The new Chromecast is our favorite streaming device thanks to Google TV.

The new Google Chromecast is our favorite streaming device for a few reasons.

Review of the NOW TV Stick

How does the NOW TV stick compare to other streaming sticks, and can it compete with the Amazon Fire Stick?

Where can I watch Disney Plus in the United Kingdom?

If you’re looking for a way to watch Disney Plus in the United Kingdom, look no further. Our guide will show you how to get the most out of your Disney Plus subscription and what to expect from the magical world of Disney streaming.

What is the best way to watch NOW TV on TV?

Have you signed up for a NOW TV subscription to save money on Sky content but aren’t sure how to watch it on your television? Continue reading to find out.

NOW TV memberships and how to view them

Want to watch excellent Sky TV shows, sports matches, and movies? A NOW TV subscription might be right for you. Check out our guide to watching NOW TV on your device.

What is the best way to watch live TV on the internet?

Do you want to watch your favorite show but don’t have access to television right now? No matter what gadget you’re using, watching live TV online is simple.

What is the best way to watch catch-up TV on the internet?

You’re no longer bound by a TV schedule thanks to the rise of on-demand streaming. Using internet catch-up services, you can watch TV shows on your own time.

What are the best screen versions of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream?

We go into the incredible legacy of William Shakespeare, the famed poet and playwright, and how you can appreciate his works without traveling to the theater.

What exactly is Google TV?

The new Google Chromecast with Google TV is a revolutionary new way to stream and view your favorite internet content.

Transform your television into a smart television.

Netflix and other streaming services may be viewed directly on smart TVs. However, with the help of a device or two, you can turn your TV into a smart TV.

A list of streaming TV and film services.

Which streaming service should you subscribe to now that there are so many on the market? Learn everything you need to know about TV and film streaming services in this comprehensive guide.

Should I subscribe to a streaming service?

We examine some of the most popular streaming platforms to see which one is the best for you.

Sporting events

What is the best way for me to watch the Ashes?

The Ashes is one of cricket’s most important tournaments. The Ashes, a cricket match between England and Australia, is a must-see for cricket lovers. Here’s how you can view it.

Where can I obtain Sky Sports?

Sky Sports is a must-have for sports aficionados, as it broadcasts live sports such as Premier League and EFL matches, Formula 1 races, and more. Here’s how to get your hands on Sky Sports.

What is the best way to watch BT Sport?

You’ll want access to specific sports channels like BT Sport if you’re a sports lover. Here’s how to receive BT Sport from any service provider.

Sky Sports vs. BT Sport

BT Sport and Sky Sports are two of the most popular sports channels in the UK. Find out which channels you’ll need to watch your favorite sports.

What is the most cost-effective way to watch football on television?

What is the cheapest way to watch football on TV now that the Premier League and the rest of the competitions are only available on pay-TV platforms?

What is the best way to watch the Premier League on TV?

The Premier League season 2021/22 has been set to begin on the weekend of August 14, 2021. Here’s where you can watch the latest Premier League matches.

What's showing?

What should you watch on Halloween?

Looking for scary movies to watch online in the United Kingdom? Here’s what to watch this Halloween on Netflix, NOW TV, and Amazon Prime, as well as some non-scary options for kids.

What to Watch on TV This Holiday Season in 2020

Here are some of the best Christmas movies available on Netflix and Amazon, as well as some excellent BBC Christmas specials to watch over the 2020 holiday season.

In January, what’s on Amazon Prime Video?

Amazon Prime is more than just free shipping; it also has a large selection of TV shows and movies. Discover what’s available on Amazon Prime in January.

What to watch RIGHT NOW on Sky

Sky TV and its on-demand service NOW offer access to hundreds of channels, including some of the most recent TV shows from both the UK and the US. Here’s what’s on NOW and Sky TV this week.

What are the channels available on BT TV?

Are you thinking about signing up for BT TV but are unsure what you’ll get? Here’s a list of the channels available on BT TV’s various bundles.

What is available on Disney Plus?

Disney Plus boasts one of the largest back catalogs of content accessible, with over 80 years of movies and TV shows to pick from, as well as news broadcasts and exclusive access to Marvel, Pixar, and Star Wars content.

What do I have access to on FOX?

FOX has it all: horror, cartoons, comedy, and drama. Learn about FOX and how to watch it on Sky, Virgin, or any other TV provider.

What are the channels available on NOW TV?

Are you intrigued by NOW TV’s versatility but unsure what you can get with it? This guide lists all of the channels available with NOW TV memberships.

During Pride Month, what should you watch?

Pride Month is a terrific opportunity to look for and watch some unique LGBTQIA+ series on Netflix.

What is the best way for me to get Discovery Channel?

Discovery Channel offers it all: sharks, vehicles, history, and technology. Find out how to view the Discovery Channel regardless of your television provider.

What Sky 1 programs can I watch?

Sky 1 is Sky’s channel, broadcasting a combination of original programming and shows from the United States. Here’s a complete list of Sky 1’s past and present series.

TV listings from around the world

Great television isn’t confined to programs from the United States and the United Kingdom. Here are some of the top international TV shows, along with information on how to view them.

Is it possible for me to obtain Syfy?

Syfy broadcasts horror, action, science fiction, and fantasy television shows and films. With Sky, NOW, BT, Virgin, or TalkTalk, here’s how to get Syfy.

What’s on Comedy Central these days?

Comedy Central will have you laughing out loud with a variety of comedies ranging from classic sitcoms to current satire. To learn more about Comedy Central, click here.

What Sky TV channels are available?

Here is a complete list of Sky TV channels, as well as some of the most popular channels that are only available through Sky TV.

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