missing channels on fios cable card

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foxbat121
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Re: missing channels on fios cable card

Post by foxbat121 » Tue Aug 20, 2019 6:12 am

Buy an official Android TV box, not Chromecast device to connect to your TV. Android TV boxes support Chromecast features but most importantly they support HDHomeRun app to let you view all channels (DRM or else) and even DVR.

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Re: missing channels on fios cable card

Post by critic » Tue Aug 20, 2019 6:53 am

do chromebooks/chromebox support DRM channels?

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Re: missing channels on fios cable card

Post by foxbat121 » Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:08 am

IIRC, they are spotty at the best. There is no official apps for the Chrome OS. So, you will be depending on the Virtual Android environment to run the Android app. Often times, the DRM won't work reliably in such virtual environment.

Currently the supported platforms for DRM viewing are:
1. Windows 10 PCs
2. Xbox One console
3. Windows Mobile phones (if you still have one)
4. Android/Android TV running on Google Play Certified devices. Fire TVs are not DRM supported.
5. iOS devices IIRC.

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Re: missing channels on fios cable card

Post by jco23 » Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:50 am

foxbat121 wrote:
Tue Aug 20, 2019 6:12 am
Buy an official Android TV box, not Chromecast device to connect to your TV. Android TV boxes support Chromecast features but most importantly they support HDHomeRun app to let you view all channels (DRM or else) and even DVR.
wish I knew about this earlier, as I already got Roku devices. I'm very content with them - just need BTN to stream, and that's all.

but if I can view it on my phone, then I can cast my phone up to my tv - and that will be another option.

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Re: missing channels on fios cable card

Post by critic » Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:23 pm

what about on linux?

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Re: missing channels on fios cable card

Post by signcarver » Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:18 pm

No viewing DRM on linux if that is what you are asking.

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