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By mejdam, Senior Member on 9th February 2015, 12:30 AM
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The Free Trial Ended for NFPS on July 15th if you want to continue getting NFPS then make sure you are running KODI 15 RC2 or above and go here since they focus mostly on NFPS and Rocket private access

For those who arent aware you can watch live tv from a number of locations using something called IPTV, now normally this requires an IPTV Receiver (mag250, mag254 and avov) but using your current android device (yes this works for all the android boxes i have) and an application called STB Emulator you can achieve same service without needing to purchase additonal hardware.

Three methods to connect to IPTV Server

Method #1

Using STB Emulator it emulates the tv interface of a mag250 box.
Pros: Allows you to connect multiple iptv servers, Video on Demand works and you're able to view password protected channels (adult channels, If you have a paid iptv server this method might be the only method that works.

1. Download STB Emulator 0.5.22
Thanks to Psycon for STB Emulator Ver 0.6.01
2. If you want the ability to preview the channel before making it full screen use the VLC plugin method, Even though in my experience this crashes more often. Use External Player with MX PLayer for best results
If you want to choose external player download and install MX Player
If you use VLC plugin for media playback make sure to install VLC.
3. Follow my youtube video

4. I know in the video i said tv_ssytem_res for the resolution but choose 1280x720 so everything displays correctly on the Fire TV

Snapshot of STB Emulator working on the CURRENTLY free IPTV Test Servers


Method #2
Main Thread of addon http://iptvtalk.org/showthread.php?1...ent-pvr-add-on
Pros: You dont need MX player since it uses KODI built-in player

1. Download pvr.stalker.client-android-arm-0.5.zip
2. Enable Live TV (Settings - Live TV - General - Enable)
3. Enabel Stalker Client PVR Addon and configure a MAC address
4. Restart Kodi and a TV option will appear

Method #3
Main Thread of addon http://iptvtalk.org/showthread.php?2...-any-plataform
Pros: Runs on older version of XBMC and KODI, Method #2 doesnt work on XBMC 13.2

1 - Download
2 - Open the Kodi
3 - Add-on -> Install from zip
4 - Go to config and set up what you want
5 - enjoy

Features
- Up to 3 Portals
- Force Clear Cache (Context menu on each portal)
- Channel groups
- Channel logos
- Parental lock (Default password 0000)
- VoD

STB Emulator working on a another service


STB Emulator working on a mexican service
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9th February 2015, 02:09 AM |#2  
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Got it all setup, shows channels, but no channel ever plays, just keeps spinning like it's loading, but never does...
9th February 2015, 02:21 AM |#3  
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Got it all setup, shows channels, but no channel ever plays, just keeps spinning like it's loading, but never does...

Yep, looks like they are adding more channels. Try again in a couple of hours. It was working great earlier today. I'll take some video later today or tomorrow showing IPTV working on different paid servers.

Instead of TV if you go right and select videoclips you can watch their VOD service which is currently up.
9th February 2015, 06:31 PM |#4  
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Yep, looks like they are adding more channels. Try again in a couple of hours. It was working great earlier today. I'll take some video later today or tomorrow showing IPTV working on different paid servers.

Instead of TV if you go right and select videoclips you can watch their VOD service which is currently up.

Thanks for the tut, but I don't see any option for ext. player?
9th February 2015, 07:45 PM |#5  
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Thanks for the tut, but I don't see any option for ext. player?

if you have stb emulator 0.5.18:
Press the Menu key on the Fire Remote - Mediaplayer - select VLC Multimedia plugin

if you have stb emulator 0.5.19 (newest version)
Press the Menu key on the Fire Remote - Mediaplayer - select External Player. Exit app and when you come back in it'll tryt to play a video and ask you what player you wish to use. Select MX Player
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9th February 2015, 08:06 PM |#6  
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if you have stb emulator 0.5.18:
Press the Menu key on the Fire Remote - Mediaplayer - select VLC Multimedia plugin

if you have stb emulator 0.5.19 (newest version)
Press the Menu key on the Fire Remote - Mediaplayer - select External Player. Exit app and when you come back in it'll tryt to play a video and ask you what player you wish to use. Select MX Player

Oh! Didn't realize it was a physical button you pressed! thanks
9th February 2015, 09:30 PM |#7  
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Works great. the server is indeed not showing any live channels at the moment. they are replacing some hardware so it will be back up. VOD content still works though..
thanks for the share, I stopped following FTA and had no idea they are trying to move into the IPTV realm.
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Works great. the server is indeed not showing any live channels at the moment. they are replacing some hardware so it will be back up. VOD content still works though..
thanks for the share, I stopped following FTA and had no idea they are trying to move into the IPTV realm.

Thats exactly what happened.

1. First DirectTV cards were getting unlocked.
2. Dish Networks Nagravision 2 card was completely dumped than hacked into FTA boxes (This required people setting up Satellite Dishes)
3. Dish Network Moved to Nagravision 3 which forced people to switch over to something called IKS (Internet Key Sharing), this required FTA boxes with Internet connections.
4. Now there is word that Dish Network is switching over to Nagravision 4 which will kill IKS. So now everyone is setting up for IPTV.

Dont mean to bore people with the history of hacking Directtv or dishnetwork but its good to have an understanding why tons of these IPTV websites are coming up. Some IPTV services are legal (Dish Network is actually rumored to having a legal IPTV service) and some are not so legal.

http://cointelegraph.com/news/113259...ble-in-bitcoin
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10th February 2015, 04:56 AM |#9  
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yeah, i was pretty into it back when fta was new. even made a a few pc based autoroll scripts that uploaded new keys to my box when charlie kept breaking true autoroll..

nfps was always pretty solid when it came to iks, happy its them pioneering this iptv stuff as the cost is going to be pretty low.

anyways, live tv back up on the test server and STB emulator 0.5.21 also runs well with the vlc plugin.

as far as the legality of streaming iptv, since there is no decrypting of signals done in peoples homes, its not illegal to watch a stream, in Canada anyways. its the same as watching shows on any streaming site like icefilms.. the server is the one bearing the risk, and nfps has been a great iks server that has been runining for a long time, if anyone can keep a service like this up, these guys can.
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Are there any reliable free IPTV servers or ones that cost a reasonable price of say $5 a month?
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Are there any reliable free IPTV servers or ones that cost a reasonable price of say $5 a month?

i havent seen anything that low, the lowest ive seen is $12 a month but that was spanish content. i say the average price for these services will be in the $15-$20 a month range.
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