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Satellite Free to Air TV Systems for Ireland

Ariva 153 combo Free to air HD Satellite and Terrestrial Digital receiver

Ariva 153 combo Free to air HD Satellite and Terrestrial Digital receiver

Compare Receivers:
Can show Saorview TV with 7 day guide
Can Show HD Channels on HD TV
Can Show HD Channels in SD on Normal TV
Has 7 Day TV Guide for Freesat channels
Can Automatically Update With New Channel
Has Red Button Interactive Feature
Can Add Non Freesat Channels Manually
Can Record One Channel While Watching Another

Price: 99.99 Inc. VAT at 23%

Delivery Info:

Flat rate next business day delivery 5.99 if you order before 2 pm and you receive a one hour delivery slot via text so you do not have to wait in unneccessarily. We ship every day Mon. to Fri. Free next day delivery if you spend more than 115.00.

What's included with this purchase?

The Ariva 153 receiver will allow you to watch the UK Freesat channels and Irish digital free-to-air channels including both versions of UTV, Ulster and Ireland. If required, you have the option of purchasing it with our full installation service.

Use one remote control for Saorview and Freesat channels on one combined channel list.

Remote control included.

Will I need a dish or an aerial to use this receiver?

Yes you will need a satellite dish to view UK Freesat channels and a small aerial to view Saorview (RTE)

Can you install a dish or an aerial for me?

Yes absolutely. We can install a complete system in Dublin, North Kildare, Louth, Meath and North Wicklow all you need do is click on this page complete system including installation, and then click on add to basket . Outside these areas we can provide you with a DIY kit for doing the installation yourself.

What TV services and channels will this receiver allow me to watch?

You will be able to watch a broad range of the most popular free channels from the UK via Freesat, and from Ireland via Saorview. The package includes RTE, BBC, ITV, Channel 4 etc. and includes both high definition (HD) and standard definition channels.
The box is pre programmed with free satellite channels from the UK and it takes just a few moments to add your local Saorview service.

For a full list of the channels you'll be able to watch please click here.

Will I be able to watch TV in high definition (HD)?

In order to watch the HD channels, you'll need and HD-compatible television and also a HDMI cable (tick the option above if you need one). If you don't have an HD-compatible TV, you'll still be able to watch all the channels in standard definition as long as you have a SCART connection in your TV.

Can I watch media files I have downloaded from the internet using my computer ?

Yes the Ariva supports many files types used by torrents on the internet such as MP3, Xvid, Mpeg 4, Flac, Ogg Vorbis and MKV

Can I record and pause live TV using this receiver?

Yes, this receiver will allow you to pause and also do timed recordings of programmes. It doesn't contain its own hard drive though, so you'll need to save the programmes on either a USB stick or USB hard drive. While you are recording a Saorview programme, you'll be able to watch a satellite channel, and vice versa.


  Great Service  Great service from Tony and his crew. Installation was quick and hassle free and they also explained how to use the remotes and showed us the different channels. Perfect signal ever since would, definitely recommend.   (23/11/2015) Joe - Dublin

  Excellent Service  Excellent service again from Channels prelaoded already on Box. Great to deal with.   (19/10/2015) Alan - Cork

  Superb service  Calling one day I was given excellent advice about which model of free to air box I should get. (The Ariva 153 Combo.) It arrived the following day. I plugged it in and it worked instantly. We could not be more pleased with the box and send heartfelt thanks to Tony. Superb service. Highly recommended.   (12/10/2015) Joan C Polden - West Wicklow