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HBO Movies requires HD TV?

Copper Contributor
Copper Contributor
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Registered: ‎06-24-2009

HBO Movies requires HD TV?

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I just added HBO & Cinamax to my Fios TV and I can not watch any movies on HBO because it states that HD TV & HD Digital Box required to view program. What does this mean? As of January 1st, 2010 you are required to have or purchase a HD TV and upgrade your FIOS digital box to watch HBO? Anybody else having this problem???

Bronze Contributor I
Bronze Contributor I
Posts: 58
Registered: ‎01-15-2009

Re: HBO Movies requires HD TV?

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Are you sure you're trying to watch the correct channels? If you're using an SD box then HBO/Cinemax will be the 400-431 channel range. You need an HD box to watch the HD channels which are 899-931. If you try to access channels 899-931 with an SD box you get the message you descrbed.



Gold Contributor VII
Gold Contributor VII
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Registered: ‎08-05-2008

Re: HBO Movies requires HD TV?

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Also if you are looking at HBO VOD you need to make sure you are not in the HD directory.

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