So for those of you who are familiar with freesat TV the openbox is a well known freesat receiver that allows you to get free to air UK channels. The older model was the openbox V8S which was at an affordable price and a fairly good box which led to it becoming really popular over the last few years. It was however starting to become outdated as it did not have built in WIFI capability or any storage of it’s own so you could not record TV shows directly on to the box. The openbox V8S has a score of 4.8/5 from over 300 reviews on ebay which is amazing for such an affordable product.
The Openbox V9S is the long awaited upgraded version and is available for much the same price (under €100!) and has built in WIFI capability so you can do upgrades directly on to the box from the openbox servers. This is a much welcome and long awaited function as it also allows for IPTV access.
One thing to be aware of is that the boxes being sold on ebay are often being sold with illegal free satellite TV access. What this means is that people can access Sky television without paying for a subscription which is of course illegal. We recommend using a well known supplier that is selling the boxes for their legit use only and found a Irish website selling the Openbox which are affordable and seem quite legit.