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Old 16-06-2019, 04:28 PM   #2986
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anyone using Starhub Go streaming box?

I noticed that channel 866 is not inside the channels list

But in my mobile app and web browser, can see channel 866... why like this?
You mean you want to watch STAR Chinese Movies on the box?
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Old 16-06-2019, 05:13 PM   #2987
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yes.

if it's available for streaming on browser and mobile. don't see any reason why the streaming box omitted it...

You mean you want to watch STAR Chinese Movies on the box?
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Old 17-06-2019, 07:19 PM   #2988
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yes.

if it's available for streaming on browser and mobile. don't see any reason why the streaming box omitted it...
Because the box do not have that channel.
Very simple just go to the movies using browser then select it to add into the watch list. Then go to the streaming box to watch the movies in the watch list.
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Old 18-06-2019, 04:11 PM   #2989
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Sorry.. new to this.. please help to advise..
By end of month the starhub cable service will cease but we haven't transited to fiber yet.
Reason is although the Fiber point is in our living room, but it is at the opposite side of the wall as the TV. We called a few times to starhub, the CSO said must have direct wire connection between the fiber point to the TV, otherwise cannot use fiber TV service, which requires additional trunking/dismantle the false ceiling etc. However my friend who has similar issue told me that the Starhub technician can fix this, no additional trunking/wiring is needed, but he couldn't provide the details of how the Starhub technician did it.

Anybody can advise if it is possible for our living room setup to have the fiber TV at all without much wiring?

Actually we also thought about terminating the cable TV for all then just uses Netflix and youtube. But there are still programs my kid is watching such as Disney junior and occasionally Fox crime for us. Netflix doesn't have the same episodes so we would still like to keep the normal TV channel, unless anyone has better suggestions..
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Old 18-06-2019, 04:48 PM   #2990
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homeplug can work if you house wiring is not too old. I am using at home
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Old 18-06-2019, 05:58 PM   #2991
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Sorry.. new to this.. please help to advise..
By end of month the starhub cable service will cease but we haven't transited to fiber yet.
Reason is although the Fiber point is in our living room, but it is at the opposite side of the wall as the TV. We called a few times to starhub, the CSO said must have direct wire connection between the fiber point to the TV, otherwise cannot use fiber TV service, which requires additional trunking/dismantle the false ceiling etc. However my friend who has similar issue told me that the Starhub technician can fix this, no additional trunking/wiring is needed, but he couldn't provide the details of how the Starhub technician did it.

Anybody can advise if it is possible for our living room setup to have the fiber TV at all without much wiring?

Actually we also thought about terminating the cable TV for all then just uses Netflix and youtube. But there are still programs my kid is watching such as Disney junior and occasionally Fox crime for us. Netflix doesn't have the same episodes so we would still like to keep the normal TV channel, unless anyone has better suggestions..
the only way to not have additional wiring is if there is an existing coaxial point (aka SCV point) at the fibre point, and at the TV area. If you meet this criteria, just tell Starhub you would like the EOC option (it's free).

https://www.starhub.com/personal/sup...-fibre-tv.html
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Old 18-06-2019, 06:00 PM   #2992
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homeplug can work if you house wiring is not too old. I am using at home
11 Years old..
Do you mean from the ONT (which is at the opposite side of the room), I can use powerline to connect to the fibre setup box that is near my TV?
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Old 18-06-2019, 06:08 PM   #2993
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the only way to not have additional wiring is if there is an existing coaxial point (aka SCV point) at the fibre point, and at the TV area. If you meet this criteria, just tell Starhub you would like the EOC option (it's free).

https://www.starhub.com/personal/sup...-fibre-tv.html
Hubby said fibre point doesn't have the SCV point. Only has fibre and power point...
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Old 18-06-2019, 06:44 PM   #2994
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You may want to ask your husband to check again to confirm there is no SCV point near the ONT. I asked this question because I was sort of in a similar situation.

I lived in a condo and the ONT point was in a storeroom. I was asking myself why the ONT point was in the storeroom and it occurred to me that it is the closest area to outside the house. So if the ONT point goes in from there it is likely that the SCV cable also came into the house via the same route. I lived in the house for 5 years and I did not noticed that hidden in one of the top corner of the storeroom was a unremarkable box (10cm x 10cm) mounted on the wall. I have no idea what was inside the box. I opened it up and found the SCV point. So in my case the SCV point was kept out of sight.

With the ONT and SCV point inside the same storeroom I was able to adopt the EOCC solution from Starhub. It worked out well for me. I got everything set up last week.

Hubby said fibre point doesn't have the SCV point. Only has fibre and power point...
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Old 18-06-2019, 08:11 PM   #2995
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Do you mean from the ONT (which is at the opposite side of the room), I can use powerline to connect to the fibre setup box that is near my TV?
Powerline adapter may work. The problem is that it is not supported by Starhub (not supported by SingTel either) so you are on your own.
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Old 18-06-2019, 08:17 PM   #2996
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Actually we also thought about terminating the cable TV for all then just uses Netflix and youtube. But there are still programs my kid is watching such as Disney junior and occasionally Fox crime for us. Netflix doesn't have the same episodes so we would still like to keep the normal TV channel, unless anyone has better suggestions..
One possibility is to switch to SingTel Family Favorite pack which I am a subscriber. It has the channels you want.

http://singteltv.com.sg/price-plan.h...ily-favourites

Take note you do not need to subscribe to SingTel Fibre for this and it does support Wireless. SingTel provided Wireless Home Bridge should work for you. You can pm the SingTel representative here. They do monitor this thread.

And if you switch to SingTel for both Fibre Broadband and SingTel TV, they may have better offer for you.
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Old 18-06-2019, 09:56 PM   #2997
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Sorry.. new to this.. please help to advise..
By end of month the starhub cable service will cease but we haven't transited to fiber yet.
Reason is although the Fiber point is in our living room, but it is at the opposite side of the wall as the TV. We called a few times to starhub, the CSO said must have direct wire connection between the fiber point to the TV, otherwise cannot use fiber TV service, which requires additional trunking/dismantle the false ceiling etc. However my friend who has similar issue told me that the Starhub technician can fix this, no additional trunking/wiring is needed, but he couldn't provide the details of how the Starhub technician did it.

Anybody can advise if it is possible for our living room setup to have the fiber TV at all without much wiring?

Actually we also thought about terminating the cable TV for all then just uses Netflix and youtube. But there are still programs my kid is watching such as Disney junior and occasionally Fox crime for us. Netflix doesn't have the same episodes so we would still like to keep the normal TV channel, unless anyone has better suggestions..
You have several options.
1. Pull an Ethernet cable through the false ceiling. It's quite straight forward, no need to dismantle much stuffs. It's just tiring and messy. this is the best option imho
2. Jump ship to ST and Sign up the Singtel TV Go. Then buy a Chromecast and plug it in to your TV. Then stream the program using your phone. This one a bit waste $$ becos u will be paying for the STB rental, but u r not using it.
3. Use power line Ethernet. This is something I dun really recommend cos I have a lot of poor experience in the past using it. So YMMV.

For the record, i managed to DIY pull about 10 Ethernet cables all over my false ceiling. So it's possible to DIY. For your case, most likely u just need 1 afternoon to do it.

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Old 19-06-2019, 12:40 AM   #2998
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tpkink has various models that comes with 2, other brands too. tplink m4 for affordability
Thanks for suggestion... Will check it out!
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Old 19-06-2019, 12:43 AM   #2999
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Sorry.. new to this.. please help to advise..
By end of month the starhub cable service will cease but we haven't transited to fiber yet.
Reason is although the Fiber point is in our living room, but it is at the opposite side of the wall as the TV. We called a few times to starhub, the CSO said must have direct wire connection between the fiber point to the TV, otherwise cannot use fiber TV service, which requires additional trunking/dismantle the false ceiling etc. However my friend who has similar issue told me that the Starhub technician can fix this, no additional trunking/wiring is needed, but he couldn't provide the details of how the Starhub technician did it.

Anybody can advise if it is possible for our living room setup to have the fiber TV at all without much wiring?

Actually we also thought about terminating the cable TV for all then just uses Netflix and youtube. But there are still programs my kid is watching such as Disney junior and occasionally Fox crime for us. Netflix doesn't have the same episodes so we would still like to keep the normal TV channel, unless anyone has better suggestions..
I am in exactly the same situation, and when I asked Starhub for solutions, he just said I need to do trunking, and pay extra. That said, its all about additional costs. No mention of the coaxial option.

Long story short, I decided to cancel SH, and switched to M1. Sacrificed the cable TV, since I don't want to pay for their new set up box for fibre TV, and I have not watched TV for a very long time so no love lost for now.
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You may want to ask your husband to check again to confirm there is no SCV point near the ONT. I asked this question because I was sort of in a similar situation.

I lived in a condo and the ONT point was in a storeroom. I was asking myself why the ONT point was in the storeroom and it occurred to me that it is the closest area to outside the house. So if the ONT point goes in from there it is likely that the SCV cable also came into the house via the same route. I lived in the house for 5 years and I did not noticed that hidden in one of the top corner of the storeroom was a unremarkable box (10cm x 10cm) mounted on the wall. I have no idea what was inside the box. I opened it up and found the SCV point. So in my case the SCV point was kept out of sight.

With the ONT and SCV point inside the same storeroom I was able to adopt the EOCC solution from Starhub. It worked out well for me. I got everything set up last week.
Thanks for the tips. I also checked my store room last night and also found a grey color 20 x 10 cm box at the top corner beside my power switch box. We did not open it but hubby said it could be SCV point or a SCV splitter. But the thing is, the box is still quite far away from the ONT, probably 4-5 meters away, but at least they can be connected through wire without going through my false ceiling!! I messaged Starhub through FB and hope then can send a technician to come to my place to confirm...
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