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Re: How do I get a 360 mini box

I am thinking of leaving Sky where I have a Sky q box and 2 mini boxes.

My concern is that while sky min boxes are wifi it seems a 360 mini box needs cabling if you want to watch live tv.

However is it possible to use a 360 min box to watch something that started recording , say, ten minutes earlier or does the whole recording need to be completed before it can be viewed on a 360 mini box ?

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AdyBaby

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Re: How do I get a 360 mini box

@AdyBaby 

I've moved your post to a new thread 🙂


@AdyBaby wrote:

My concern is that while sky min boxes are wifi it seems a 360 mini box needs cabling if you want to watch live tv.


Indeed so - Virgin Media is a cable TV/broadband platform, and the co-ax cable is how live TV is carried. This does mean that the numerous variables that wireless streaming introduces, are not an issue.

All VM TV boxes need 2 connections.. A co-ax cable for live TV, and an internet connection via your homehub (Ethernet is always recommended, but WiFi is supported) for OnDemand, streaming & various updates.

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Re: How do I get a 360 mini box

Hi AdyBaby, 

Thanks for you post and welcome to our forums 🙂 

I am glad to hear you are interested in our products, our mini boxes ae cabled in and you can access the recording and start watching it only just started.

If you would like to know more about the boxes take a look here

Thanks 🙂 

Zoie 

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360 mini without coaxial cable

If I start to record a programme on my 360 box, but my mini boxes are not cabled , can I watch the start of the programme I’m recording, on the mini say 10 minutes behind real time via WiFi ?

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Re: 360 mini without coaxial cable


@AdyBaby wrote:

If I start to record a programme on my 360 box, but my mini boxes are not cabled


No VM box will boot up without a working co-ax cable connection.

Virgin Media is a cable TV provider, the co-ax connection is the cable.

You can stream recordings on any compatible mobile device in-home using the TV Go app 

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Re: 360 mini without coaxial cable

SKY is satellite provider but does not require a dish in the bedroom to run the Q mini box.  Still requiring cable and no option to stream live is a cheap solution.  Does not need to be 4K if run wirelessly.  Would have loved to move to VM but no way am I having coax through to the bedrooms 

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