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« Reply #1305 on: July 10, 2018, 07:32:57 PM »
What would be best - a Nvidia Shield running Mobdro or IPTV?

Nvidia Shield is just a high end android box and you can stream IPTV via various apps. Eg Vader has own app that works perfectly on a Shield.


Some websites are saying that android boxes aren't that well suited to IPTV so it might be a case of getting the MAG box.


I am just a bit suspicious about a few things such as how good is the video quality, EPG, Recording TV etc and where is the best place to buy a MAG box?

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« Reply #1306 on: July 10, 2018, 07:42:44 PM »
"Android boxes" run IPTV fine. You just have to have a decent one. The Shield is a high end one and would run whatever you want.
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« Reply #1307 on: July 10, 2018, 07:46:44 PM »
Should I be doing this with a VPN?

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« Reply #1308 on: July 10, 2018, 07:50:24 PM »
Should I be doing this with a VPN?

Can't hurt to take precautions but it'll slow down your connection of is already borderline.
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« Reply #1309 on: July 10, 2018, 07:52:24 PM »
What would be best - a Nvidia Shield running Mobdro or IPTV?

Nvidia Shield is just a high end android box and you can stream IPTV via various apps. Eg Vader has own app that works perfectly on a Shield.


Some websites are saying that android boxes aren't that well suited to IPTV so it might be a case of getting the MAG box.


I am just a bit suspicious about a few things such as how good is the video quality, EPG, Recording TV etc and where is the best place to buy a MAG box?
I suppose it depends on what you want from IPTV. I just use it for sport so an Android box like the Mi Box that I have is perfect. Having a million channels that I'll never watch doesn't interest me so Im not  bothered with anything other than the sport. I still have Virgin Media for all the normal basic channels and recording etc. If you want it to replace your TV service provider entirely then maybe a mag box is better.
I presume these mag boxes do all that?
« Last Edit: July 10, 2018, 07:54:19 PM by laoislad »

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« Reply #1310 on: July 10, 2018, 07:58:24 PM »
This is getting a bit confusing  :'(

I am in England but would like to get RTE channels that are decent mainly
Sports is secondary along with some other channels and that is what I will be using it for.

However, there is someone I know who would like to replace their whole TV set top box and wants the closest thing to sky or virgin media such as TV recording, EPG etc.

Use to have the VU+ Solo 2 with channels, so something close to that would be perfect.

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« Reply #1311 on: July 10, 2018, 08:02:17 PM »
This is getting a bit confusing  :'(

I am in England but would like to get RTE channels that are decent mainly
Sports is secondary along with some other channels and that is what I will be using it for.

However, there is someone I know who would like to replace their whole TV set top box and wants the closest thing to sky or virgin media such as TV recording, EPG etc.

Use to have the VU+ Solo 2 with channels, so something close to that would be perfect.

You said you have a firestick. If second generation, it'll run perfect player absolutely fine which is what I use for my flawless IPTV service. In the UK, a lot of services will have access blocked to them by the ISPs during the weekend begat the Premier League has orders in against them in a bid to restrict them. A VPN should fix this in theory. RTE available in HD. TG3 and TG4 in SD.
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« Reply #1312 on: July 10, 2018, 08:04:15 PM »
This is getting a bit confusing  :'(

I am in England but would like to get RTE channels that are decent mainly
Sports is secondary along with some other channels and that is what I will be using it for.

However, there is someone I know who would like to replace their whole TV set top box and wants the closest thing to sky or virgin media such as TV recording, EPG etc.

Use to have the VU+ Solo 2 with channels, so something close to that would be perfect.
It really isn't that confusing!
If you just want it for a bit of sport and RTE etc get a subscription to a IPTV provider and download whatever app they have for their service and fire away. Most of them offer 24 or 48hr trials so you can test a few out for free. I have used fabiptv in the past.
Most of them offer different packages and price plans.
It's as easy as signing up and downloading their app or apk and signing in. There isn't much else to it.

If you want to cut your TV service provider out entirely then ask someone else on here cause I can't help you  ;D
« Last Edit: July 10, 2018, 08:10:40 PM by laoislad »

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« Reply #1313 on: July 10, 2018, 10:41:28 PM »
This is getting a bit confusing  :'(

I am in England but would like to get RTE channels that are decent mainly
Sports is secondary along with some other channels and that is what I will be using it for.

However, there is someone I know who would like to replace their whole TV set top box and wants the closest thing to sky or virgin media such as TV recording, EPG etc.

Use to have the VU+ Solo 2 with channels, so something close to that would be perfect.

Edision os mega running willobuild with a multi room sub will give you that. All in would cost 300 Euro.

Personally it's not the way to go if your starting off as you spend a pile of money just to have a sky look.

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« Reply #1314 on: July 10, 2018, 11:01:50 PM »
This is getting a bit confusing  :'(

I am in England but would like to get RTE channels that are decent mainly
Sports is secondary along with some other channels and that is what I will be using it for.

However, there is someone I know who would like to replace their whole TV set top box and wants the closest thing to sky or virgin media such as TV recording, EPG etc.

Use to have the VU+ Solo 2 with channels, so something close to that would be perfect.

Edision os mega running willobuild with a multi room sub will give you that. All in would cost 300 Euro.

Personally it's not the way to go if your starting off as you spend a pile of money just to have a sky look.

Think you are right about that. I have tried a trial on the fire stick and I'm surprisingly impressed. I didn't think the picture would be this good and was only expecting something just a bit better than Mobdro

Oh and thanks to everyone who has given advice on it
« Last Edit: July 10, 2018, 11:04:29 PM by Solo_run »

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« Reply #1315 on: July 29, 2018, 10:35:18 PM »
My second Amazon device just froze again. First was a fire stick the second was fire T.V. box. Both just froze and wonít respond to the reset commands. Seems itís a regular occurrence. So looking a new box. Any suggestions just to play perfect player. Ideally one with a record function.
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« Reply #1316 on: July 31, 2018, 02:49:24 PM »
My second Amazon device just froze again. First was a fire stick the second was fire T.V. box. Both just froze and wonít respond to the reset commands. Seems itís a regular occurrence. So looking a new box. Any suggestions just to play perfect player. Ideally one with a record function.

Just a quick bump on this? Any suggestions for a IPTV box that can record?

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« Reply #1317 on: July 31, 2018, 03:33:37 PM »
Not sure about recording but a fair few providers provide a catch up TV service allowing you to view most of your channels going back 14/28 days. It is easy to navigate on a mag box, not sure about other devices..

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« Reply #1318 on: July 31, 2018, 08:06:48 PM »
Thinking of getting my elderly parents a fully loaded Firestick for their bedroom. Their broadband limit is 25GB per month. Would an IPTV Firestick require unlimited or would 25GB suffice?
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« Reply #1319 on: July 31, 2018, 08:29:12 PM »
Thinking of getting my elderly parents a fully loaded Firestick for their bedroom. Their broadband limit is 25GB per month. Would an IPTV Firestick require unlimited or would 25GB suffice?

Im sure your parents wouldn't be huge users but I'd say even an hour of use every day would run to more than 25GB, I know my house is using roughly 300GB a month.