The arrival of the Xbox One Digital TV Tuner comes as a welcome addition to the Xbox One’s skill set. Bringing an integrated TV solution to the UK that the vast majority of British households can make use of, all you need is Freeview reception and you are good to go.
The Xbox One is compatible with cable and satellite services such as Virgin Media or Sky out of the box, but the Digital TV Tuner enables users to also watch free-to-air channels from Freeview, Freeview HD, FreeSat and FreeSat HD.
How It Works
- The ability to watch HD TV on Xbox One
- TV Viewing in Snap Mode
- The ability to pause live TV
- TV Listings in the OneGuide
- Favourite channels in the OneGuide
- Channel Tuning by voice
- The OneGuide on Xbox SmartGlass
- TV on demand
Initial reviews are quite positive in terms of ease to install, affordability, OneGuide integration and size. However there have been a few negative reviews regarding setup. It can sometimes be slightly difficult in certain regions, and the response time of the One Guide can be slightly sluggish when you have several apps open on your Xbox One.
The Xbox One Digital TV Tuner is nonetheless a fantastic addition to the home if you’re not a Virgin Media, Sky or other cable subscriber and for just £24.99 it will turn your Xbox one into the ultimate home entertainment system.
If you are looking for installations and servicing for aerials, and digital televisions throughout East Anglia why not book an appointment today?