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  1. Barry


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    Can confirm no postcode check either during set up or use of itv player.

    | Sat 3 Oct 2015 15:05:17 #11 |
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    Great! Thanks Barry.

    | Sat 3 Oct 2015 15:22:05 #12 |
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    How about the farcical feature (in the Freesat models) whereby entering a Scottish postcode removes the ITVPlayer capability. Is there the same "feature" in the FVP?

    It's a freeview box so no postcode.

    Won't it still require a postcode for using ITVPlayer / STVPlayer? The YouView box does. So does my Freeview Smart TV.

    Surely it will know where you are simply by the transmitter it uses. Unlike satellite you normally only have 1 regional option.

    Maybe. All the versions I've ever used have wanted a postcode entering. Maybe ITV will change that for Freeview Play. Have to wait and see, I guess.

    See my edit. It doesn't seem to check your postcode relates to where you actually get your terrestrial service from. I guess if asked we need a scottish owner to enter an english postcode.

    The YouView box doesn't verify postcodes either.

    | Sat 3 Oct 2015 15:28:01 #13 |
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    Just setup my new mocha and no postcode required. However it must know where I am as I cannot get most programmes on ITV player. I presume it knows my location through my lab network. Does anyone know how I can fool the box/ITV player into thinking I'm in England?
    If I can't get the full function of catchup and ITV player then it appears it's a waisted purchase and I'll be taking it back and swapping for a unit where I can input a postcode.

    | Mon 9 Nov 2015 22:32:33 #14 |
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    The restrictions imposed by broadcasters are a farce. I was tempted by the FVP or a second HDR but coincidentally my TV packed up and I bought a Samsung which has both itvplayer and stvplayer and allows a different postcode for each. Job done.

    | Tue 10 Nov 2015 11:20:15 #15 |

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