Xbox One OTA TV Tuner Now Available In US And Canada

Posted: May 21 2015, 6:12am CDT | by , in News | Technology News


Xbox One OTA TV Tuner Now Available in US and Canada
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The Xbox One TV tuner is now available in the U.S. and Canada for $59.99. And you can also download it with an OTA update.

Microsoft is now offering an Xbox One TV tuner. This TV tuner has been designed for the console. Microsoft have collaborated with TV tuner manufacture company Hauppage. This new arrival of dedicated hardware marks the launch of over the air TV support for people that have Xbox console in USA and Canada.

The software’s preview version was launched with the Xbox’s beta program. The OTA TV support for Xbox One means that now you will be able to use the new TV tuner with HDTV broadcast antenna.

So this is just like the Mohu Leaf 50 antenna, which is available to the users in an over-the-air bundle with the new USB tuner (Hauppauge Digital TV Tuner for Xbox One ) for only $99.99 at your local Microsoft store and at

This USB tuner is also available separately for $59.99 at Microsoft stores and Amazon. You will get live TV features which will be including full HD signal support. You will also get support to Snap so that you could watch TV and play video games at the same time.

You will have Kinect for voice control and you would be able to stream to other devices. You can stream to other devices by using Xbox and Xbox One SmartGlass apps using Windows, Windows Phone, Android and iOS.

Some other features are also included like OneGuide integration. This means that you can search through your over the air channels alongside live TV, cable/satellite feeds and on demand content. The users would also have the option to pause live TV for 30 minutes.

You can also rewind and fast forward through the content. Users were hoping that they would get the option of DVR but may be Microsoft will give them that feature in the future updates.

If you go now and set up your OTA TV and Xbox One you will find out that the results are extremely satisfying. So if you are a sports lover and want to play games at the same time, you should definitely get the TV tuner. This will bring you crisp high definition signals and you can never go wrong with it.

Source: Xbox

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