Vodafone TV for $99 @ Vodafone (Existing Vodafone Customers Only)

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It’s a sweet time to get VodafoneTV

Turn back time and watch TV when it suits you with 3 Day Rewind, up to 500 hours of cloud recording* and your favourite entertainment apps all in one place. Get all this now for only $99 (RRP $179) – that’s nearly 45% off! Already have VodafoneTV? Grab one for the spare room (or your best friend) so that everyone can binge watch the same great shows as you.

*3 Day Rewind and recording available on 90% of content and recordings stored for a limited time. Offer available until 3‌1 M‌a‌y 2‌02‌0. Terms apply.

Terms and conditions:

  • $99 Offer for VodafoneTV only available to existing Vodafone customers
  • $99 Offer for VodafoneTV available online only, via the Vodafone website at this link
  • $99 Offer available to customers purchasing Standalone VodafoneTV via this link between 15.05.2020 and 31.05.2020.

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    Looks good I hardly watch cable TV just YouTube or VLC movies/ series via Chromecast , I had to invest on 5 Google mesh WiFi hubs but it's well worth it with the iot device s at my house

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    Seems to indicate that the offer is only available for existing Vodafone customers? Haven’t tested it… dunno if I’d actually use it to be honest…

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    So this is essentially a freeview box without the need for a hd or freeview aerial and can be plugged into any tv to make it a smart tv? With the addition of being able to watch you tube and subs channels on sky?

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      Pretty much. That and Netflix and a handful of other apps (not Spotify unfortunately). You're also given free cloud storage for up to 500 hours of recordings and it appears you don't even have to be a Vodafone customer to get it. It's Linux architecture too as opposed to Android, so can't sideload anything onto it AFAIK. Looks like a pretty decent bit of kit for the money, but think I'll hold out for the rumored Chromecast Ultra 2 (or whatever Google puts out next).

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        Could be real good for the section of NZ without access to HD terrestrial uhf freeview, but whom do have decent broadband.

        Personally moved away from any recording concept after tivo died in NZ. Been on demand ever since or Netflix, and don’t watch broadcast TV much anymore.

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          I’m the exact same. I don’t even have my tv connected to a free view aerial anymore, on demand only, so I’m kind of tempted to get this for a hundy but again, seems to be only existing voda customers?

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      Not really, i tried a demo unit at Vodafone and it's pretty much a sky box via internet, it has all the same channels as the sky box IN THE SAME ORDERS, eg you have the tv 1,2,3,prime,5(sky box),vibe etc, all the channels are there even you don't have any sky packages you will still have to go though all of them to get to the ones you want to watch. if you imagine you have a sky box with no subscription so you can only watch the free channels is what you will experience. I asked the staff if you can hide all the sky channels not subscribed and the answer was no.

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      A smartvu box is exactly what you are after.
      https://smartvu.co.nz/

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        I had one and mine was really unreliable that I returned it to the store. The VTV is far more reliable I have found.

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    Thanks, just ordered one and I'm definitely not a Vodafone customer.

    Worth a look for $99. Maybe a good solution for the TV in the basement with no aerial.

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    Side conversation - anyone know of a media player box (play files from usb drive or micro SD card) with AV output and a headphone output (or support at least 2 Bluetooth headphones)?

    Thinking of getting one to power a car ceiling monitor for the kids, but don’t want to play content from main car head unit/out of car speakers etc.

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    Thanks. I have a dishtv and its buggy as shit and they never update it. $99 incl delivery seems like a good deal. Well worth a try to see what its like.

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    Is this available instore as well? if nzpost ships it, might take a month to reach me.

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    I have the Vodafone Customer version of the box and been using it for 18 months. It had major improvements since it's early days, and now definitely a usable product. Some annoyances you may found are:
    - You can only rewind for 3 days, but you can record the show… however….
    - You must select to record the show before it airs … and …
    - There are many shows, including movies, and the recent home learning TV channels, not available for recording

    It is not a DVR, the recording is simply a bookmark so you can "ondemand" a show later, it is not recorded on the box, you will need internet to watch your shows.

    Network consumption (on Vodafone anyway) is not noticeable.

    Lastly, similarly, with other ondemand live TV shows, it has severe delays. We were very disappointed when watching the New Year countdown, there's about a minute delay. It also sucks when I was watching the Rugby World Cup, I found out there's a try before I can see that on the live broadcast.

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    Will Noel Leemings price match on this?

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      After half an hour wasted with your store rep Stephanie they indeed will not. Reason given, they do not price match the manufacturer.

      ……

      Yea thats what I thought.

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        Interesting, I can't see any clause in all the fine print of their price promise, that specifically mentions they won't match the price if sold by manufacturers. Maybe it is c) any Services products or service offered by the business. ?

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    I see the advert also says you get '2 months of sky movies on us', which based on teh way it is advertised, I thought was included in the $99 price,a s it does't say additional fees apply. However the fine print further down says it applies when you add sky starter and sky movies to your vodafone tv.If so shouldn't the main advertising where it states the 2 months of sky movies on us, make this more clear and state that additional fees apply?

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    Have had one of these since just before Christmas, works really well and has rejuvenated life in to our 12-year-old Samsung LCD. Only minus against it is that it doesn't (yet) have an app for Disney+. It's highly recommended to run it on an ethernet (wired) connection, but it can do 5Ghz Wifi (but not 2.4Ghz) if you're desperate. Would also be nice if it had some sort of Chromecasting ability but it doesn't.

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    Can a Vodafone TV user please comment on how long ones "recordings" are saved in the cloud before they are removed? Vodafone are not clear about how long they will keep your "recording" for you.

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    Does anyone else get a blank page when they click on the deal (header, menus, footer, but no content)? I've tried a couple of browsers and both give me the same thing, but I'm also overseas and they could be blocking foreign IPs from accessing the content.

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    Does this box support 4k on Netflix? Can I use an Android and/or Iphone to cast a video on this?

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    There is an absolutely massive topic on these boxes on the geekzone forums which answers a heap of questions. https://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=40&topicid=254...

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      110 pages… summary?

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        Sure, a summary would be great thanks! I was just thinking people might want to search through it with any particular questions they may have, but your offer is too generous to pass up.

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    The title has changed to existing customers only, has anyone been told that's the case? I don't think it asks for any customer details when you purchase it.
    And you certainly don't need to be a customer to use it.

    Oh I see the terms and conditions have been added as well.

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      Guessing basic prepay customers qualify anyway. I would expect that the plan with this sort of box is to get it into as many households as possible. They do work ok for what it is. Sometime I find it can freeze when it hasn't been active for a while, and it maybe just the bluetooth remote with the box. Bu

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    Not a vodafone customer at all and ordered no problems.

    But, will this only work for vodafone people? They ask for a phone no. at setup? yea perplexed at the title change too.

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    Any not vodafone customer received the box yet?
    I ordered a week ago, but nothing update from them.

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    Just got my box, in Chch here and sent from Wiri. Have set it up in the bedroom non smart tv and works fine, setup was easy, need an external website on another device for the activasion code. I did have to put in a phone no. and used my wifes old vodafone no. and worked fine. But I dont know if any phone no. will do.

    So far, looks good. Remote easy to use. Switching between apps is slow might be my wifi, wired would be faster i bet.

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