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Why Compare Internet and Tv?

Adam Spence

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With a total of almost a hundred subscriptions with internet and TV you will first have to make a good comparison to find out which package suits you. With interactive TV, more is possible and the differences between providers are huge. Think not only about the range of channels, but also whether you can watch recordings in the TV app on your smartphone or tablet or whether you can easily pause and rewind live TV at no extra cost. In addition to the possibilities of interactive TV prices also vary widely. Not only for TV, but also for the internet subscription that you take out with it. We have listed all providers, subscriptions and specifications for you so that you can easily order the best fitting internet and TV subscription directly.

Advantages of internet and TV

The most important advantage of internet and tv is that both services are combined in one subscription and this is a lot cheaper than a separate internet subscription and a separate TV subscription from, for example, your cable provider. In addition, depending on the chosen plan, you can take advantage of all the advantages that interactive tv en internet offers you, such as: many channels in HD or even 4K quality, compile your own channel package, video on demand, Netflix app on your TV, start missed, etc.

Internet and TV providers

At Broadbandwinkel you will find all TV and internet subscriptions from the largest provider in the Netherlands. Budget, Caiway, DELTA, KPN, KPN Business, Online, Oxxio, T-Mobile, Tele2, XS4ALL, XS4ALL Business, Youfone, Ziggo and Ziggo Business all have their own TV subscriptions with different options to choose from. They deliver these subscriptions via VDSL, cable or fiber. You will find the largest selection on VDSL via the telephone line and on fiber optics. Almost all providers deliver this, except for cable providers such as Ziggo or DELTA.

How does TV and internet work?

An internet and TV subscription is provided over the telephone line (VDSL), the TV cable or fiber optic. In the case of VDSL and fiber optics, the TV signal is sent over the internet connection and an interactive TV receiver picks up the signal to be able to display it on your TV. For each connected television a separate receiver is required and a network cable from the modem to the relevant receiver. With every internet and TV package this is of course included, with a number of packages even two TV receivers are included as standard. With cable TV it works slightly differently, with this the digital TV signal is offered over the COAX cable, and you can also easily connect this indoors to, for example, a television in the bedroom. In that case you can simply watch the basic channels on that TV without a separate TV receiver.

Interactive TV receivers

An interactive TV receiver with remote control, power adapter, and HDMI and network cable is supplied with every TV and Internet subscription. The differences, however, lie in the possibilities that the goedkoop tv en internet subscription offers. With cable provider Ziggo it is also possible to opt for a CI + plug-in card instead of a separate TV receiver. You insert this card into a suitable TV, after which you can simply use the remote control of your TV, but still receive the full range of channels or, for example, make use of missed programs.

TV APP

In addition to watching TV via the TV receiver and your television, all providers also have a TV app. With this you can also watch interactive television via your smartphone or tablet. Depending on the provider you have chosen, you can also view recordings in the app, schedule recordings remotely and view video on demand. You can also always consult the TV guide and of course watch live TV. However, the range of channels in the app may be limited. With a number of providers these options are only available within the home within the range of your WiFi network, with others also outside mobile internet. Obviously pay attention to your data bundle.

Adam studied computer science at Fordham University before finding his groove in tech journalism. After a successful pitch got him published on CNN.com, Adam traveled the world covering tech developments in Japan and elsewhere. He’s now a full-time journalist for The Fledged.

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