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TV package/fire stick
Dec 3rd, 2018 at 3:16pm
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Can anyone clarify this for me, an advert for a UK/world TV service was placed on a local website, which I was considering . Someone else commented that you could get the same channels by buying a hacked fire stick (I think they're called jailbreak firesticks) If this is the case why does anyone pay a subscription? I'm probably being a bit dim but can anyone explain this to me before I decide what to do, thanks in advance.....
  
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Reply #1 - Dec 3rd, 2018 at 3:44pm
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Reply #2 - Dec 4th, 2018 at 1:55am
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Reply #3 - Dec 4th, 2018 at 6:45pm
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I had " a friend " that used one, worked fine for a few months but then started having problems with blocked channels, used without VPN. "My friend" believes that a VPN will be needed now to get reception, also apps will need to be regularly updated.

You will need a good download speed from your provider. Naturally they are not legal.
  
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Re: TV package/fire stick
Reply #4 - Dec 5th, 2018 at 11:40am
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Thanks, my understanding from the link above is that they are legal but leave you in danger of watching illegal content for which you could be prosecuted, hence the need for a VPN
  
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Reply #5 - Dec 5th, 2018 at 11:53am
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Yes, agree. Sorry "my friend" agrees !
  
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