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huntmarv
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USING CABLE OR ANTENNA WITH A ROKU TV

Sorry if I'm in the wrong section to post. My question is can you use cable or an antenna (for ota free channels) on a roku TV? If so does this work on all Roku TVs select brands? 

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DBDukes
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Re: USING CABLE OR ANTENNA WITH A ROKU TV

Yes. A Roku TV is a TV. 

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atc98092
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Re: USING CABLE OR ANTENNA WITH A ROKU TV

Just remember that some (most/all) cable companies will require an external cable box to view the majority of the programming offered. While most TVs today can tune "cable" channels, they can only do so if the channel is not encrypted. Only a cable box can decrypt those channels. But for OTA stations, no problem.

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