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Do I need a FiOS box?

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Contributor Pmpalmiero
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I can watch cable channels through Apple TV so why do I need to pay for a FiOS tuner box that I never use? Can I return it to Verizon and not have to pay the $12/month?

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FIOS requires you to have some sort of device to subscribe to TV.

Either a STB or cable card.

Although cable cards are cheaper, I'm not sure if they will eventually detect that you have not activated it.


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Contributor Pmpalmiero
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But now that my account has been activated, can’t I return the box?

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They won't let you.

Any time you try and return the box, when they check your account and see that is your only TV device, they will not process a return.

You can give it a try to see if maybe things have changed, but doubtful.


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