Do you have to retune Free to Air channels sometimes?
Yes, Free to Air channels sometimes change frequency. These channels can simply be retuned using the new frequency.
Alternatively boxes can be re programmed using a USB memory stick. Daltontv.ie maintains up to date channel lists for our Free to Air set top boxes. We post these files on our web site for download.
This only applies to our Essentials Package. Our Standard & Premium Packages have an automatic channel update feature.
Do you have to retune Freesat channels sometimes?
No, Freesat set top boxes do not have to be re-tuned. Channels sometimes change frequency, but Freesat boxes automatically update to any channel changes.
What channels do I get on Free to Air TV?
You can find a full list of our Free to Air channels here.
What is a Combi box?
A Combi bos is a set top box that connects to a Saorview aerial and a satellite dish. The box receives Saorview channels from an aerial and the UK satellite channels for a satellite dish.You can receive all of the channels listed here with a combi box with no monthly subscription.
What is an IP Combi box?
An IP Combi box can receive the same TV channels as a regular Combi box. It can also connect to the internet using your existing broadband where you can use apps to view hundreds of movies and TV box sets most of which are available in high definition video.
The box receives Saorview channels from an aerial and the UK satellite channels for a satellite dish.You can receive all of the channels listed here with a combi box with no monthly subscription.
What is the difference between Freest and Free to Air TV?
Freesat is a satellite based TV service. The channels available on Freesat are determined by Freesat. Freesat channels never have to be retuned. There are no Irish TV channels available on Freesat. Freesat set top boxes have a 7 day electronic program guide (EPG) and some models offer built in hard disc drive for together with series link for recording.
Free to air TV (FTA) is a satellite and terrestrial based TV service. The channels available on FTA are determined by independent free to air broadcasters and occasionally need to be retuned. The Irish Saorview channels are available on FTA. FTA set top boxes have a 7 day EPG on the Irish channels only. Most FTA set top boxes offer limited recording facilities.
Your service call out charge is 59.00 What do I get for my 59.00?
SERVICE CALL OUT
Our service call out charge is €59.00 or €53.10 if booked on line.
We log your details and your problem on our database.
We contact you by Email, SMS Text or Telephone to further assess your problem.
We arrange a suitable time to call to your home.
Our service staff will call to your home at the arranged date and time.
Our staff will assess your problem and usually within 15min or so will have a pretty good grasp of what the problem is.
In a good number of cases the problem is a simple one and may be rectified at this stage.
If the problem is more complex, you will be given a verbal estimate of the cost of repair works.
You can decide to have repairs carried out or not.
If you decide to have works carried out, our engineer will put things right and issue an invoice for the work and equipment used.
This invoice needs to be paid at the time of the engineers visit.
I live in the country and we used to get UPC here, can I get free to air here?
Yes, Saorview and satellite signal for free to air TV is pretty much available anywhere in Ireland.
I’m interested in getting free to air. Can I have it in more than one room?
Yes, you can have the Saorview channels in as many rooms in your home as you wish. This involves splitting the signal usually in the attic.
You can also get the Saorview & satellite channels (Fre to Air) in as many rooms as you wish. With free to air you will need a set top box at each TV.