Introduction to YouView

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YouView is a new hybrid digital TV service launched in the UK recently, which combines Freeview with all the main broadcasters’ digital catchup services in one easy to use device.  iPlayer, ITV Player, 4od and Demand5 are all included, using your broadband connection to stream the content to your TV.  All of this content is provided for free and without the need for a contract.

YouView Features

  • Seven day TV catchup – scroll back through the past weeks’ programming
  • On demand playback of selected TV and radio programmes
  • Intuitive search
  • Record, pause and rewind live TV
  • High definition playback
  • MyView- store up to 300 hours of your favourite programmes
  • Programme reminders
  • Series record
  • Paid movies available on subscription via Now TV

What do I need to get YouView?

Youview is available via BT or Talktalk as an addition to your subscription but the simplest way for other users is to purchase the Humax DTR-T1000 YouView Digital TV Recorder, then simply plug it into your TV, internet connection via an ethernet cable and your TV aerial.

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What’s in the box?

  • Remote control
  • Batteries
  • HDMI cable
  • Scart cable
  • Ethernet cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Youview Manual

 

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