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I live in Jaco Beach and have cable but get very few English speaking or US channels.  Can someone help me as to how to receive numerous TV channels please?

mburk :

I live in Jaco Beach and have cable but get very few English speaking or US channels.  Can someone help me as to how to receive numerous TV channels please?

What service are you using?  Have you looked through the menu to see if you can set the language to English?   Is Claro available there?  If so, most of the available channels are U.S. stations and are in English.  When they first set it up they will be in español, but can be easily switched to English using the remote.

There's also satellite available at:   http://www.satellitecostarica.com/index … h-for-780/   

They are reasonably priced at $850 for initial set-up and then you just select what U.S. channels you want through Dish Network.  Your monthly fee will be determinate upon how many channels you choose.  I'm moving soon and plan to use their service at that time.    With this company, you do not pay until after the install, you are up and running and satisfied with the reception.

- Expat Dave

I use Cable Tica in Tamarindo - our condo does not have an option for purchase of a dish.  We get some US channels and English language programs (excluding NBC - not available in CR).  Also, make sure you set the language-audio setting to "Alternate SAP" - some channels will broadcast Spanish on the default setting and English on the Alternate setting.

If you have a decent internet connection (at least 5mbps), I'd recommend getting Sling TV and a smart DNS.   It'll get you NBC and most of the speciality channels.

Hi Dave.
Thanks for your reply.  The satellite sounds the best but I am not sure my Condo HOA will allow it.  I will check into it.  I have set the channels I get into English but there are so few decent channels to choose
from on the cable.  I live in Jaco near Croc's Casino.

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