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Can You Watch Smart TV Without an Aerial?

smart tv setupHere at TV Aerials, we often get asked a lot of questions, one of the most common being “can you watch a smart TV without an aerial?”.

That is why we have written this post so that we can put this question to bed once and for all.

So, can you watch a smart TV without an aerial? If you want to watch a TV station, you WILL need a TV aerial to receive TV Channels. If you wish to receive Freeview through your smart TV, you will also need an aerial to do so.

However, since you have a smart television it should have internet TV services such as Netflix, Amazon, BBC iPlayer and more built in. You don’t require an aerial to watch these services. This is because you will be streaming content from the internet.

You will need an aerial to watch live TV in your area.

We’ve found people often have the misconception of smart televisions being able to receive Freeview without having an aerial installed. However, this simply isn’t the case. To be able to watch Freeview on your smart TV, you will also need an aerial installed and connected to your smart television.

If you have a smart TV, but don’t have an aerial to connect to it, then please contact our friendly team of tv aerial installers today for a free installation quote. We serve the whole of the UK and have engineers in your area.

Need help installing your smart TV?

If you need help installing and setting up your Smart TV, be sure to contact our smart tv setup and installation experts by either calling us on 0800 210 0370 or by filling out the contact form to your right. We can help you get the most from your smart TV and get you connected to popular apps and services such as Netflix, Amazon, YouTube, BBC iPlayer and much more.

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