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New Contributor dondrag
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Freeview on the Optus Mobile Broadband network not working

So I recently switched to Optus Mobile Broadband for my wifi needs at home. So speed now is great, compared to to crappy 2Mb I was getting on my ADSL (non-Optus). 

 

But now when I connect my smart Samsung TV to this network, I cannot access Freeview/Catchup TV. The "loading" spinner just spins there forever. If I then reconnect this TV to the ADSL network, Freeview works fine.

 

Is Optus blocking Freeview on their mobile network or is there a simple fix to this?

 

cheers
Don

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Re: Freeview on the Optus Mobile Broadband network not working

I'd suspect the issue is more likely on the Samsung end. 

 

Can you play Freview CatchUp on your PC?

 

Peter Gillespie

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New Contributor dondrag
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Re: Freeview on the Optus Mobile Broadband network not working

Thanks Peter, I haven't tried Freeview on my PC - I'll give that a try this evening whislt on the Optus network.

I'll also check the TV but rather strange that I have no issues when connected to my old adsl wifi network, but bombs out as soon as the TV is connected to the Optus wifi.

cheers

 

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Re: Freeview on the Optus Mobile Broadband network not working

That is strange and swings it back to more likely an Optus issue. 

 

Peter Gillespie

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Occasional Contributor jgundy69
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Re: Freeview on the Optus Mobile Broadband network not working

sounds like a similar issue to the Hisense TV's. Check out that post - for interest only.

Optus have done nothing about it by the way

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