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Tuesday, April 2nd, 2024 1:06 PM

Is Gemini Air the same as Directv streaming box?

I want to use my DTV streaming box  with Fioptics TV, but can't get a definitive answer on if it will work.  A DTV employee answered and said it would, with Gemini Air.  So, what is Gemini air, exactly, and is my streaming box, the same thing.  I already have the Fioptics app on my box but can't do the self install until after 5 tonight and just want to know if I need to get their box or not.

ACE - Sage

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13 days ago

Gemini Air is one of many devices that support DirecTV Stream service. DirecTV also provides the C71K streaming box. Or you can use your own streaming device, like Roku, FireStick, Apple TV, etc. All of these connect to any TV with an HDMI input. What do you currently have?

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13 days ago

The Gemini Air and the Gemini Device(Directv Stream Box) are basically the same.  The only difference is that one can be connected to the internet through WiFi only and the other can be connected by hardwiring with ethernet cable or WiFi.  The Gemini Air is more like a Roku Stick or Firestick

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13 days ago

Great question, @nabuch. The device you have is the Gemini box. The difference between both devices is that Gemini Air delivers stunning picture quality with 4K and HDR10+. Besides its compact design with built-in HDMI to plug directly into the TV, customer experience is the same. However, both the Gemini and the Gemini Air have the same interface. Visit https://www.directv.com/support/article/000091427 to learn more about how to add apps to your device. We hope this information helps. Rizza, DIRECTV Community Specialist

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12 days ago

I just found out the hard way, but fioptics and DTV streaming box are not compatible.  Just wanted to let anyone who needs to know this that iut will be $9 rental fee and no option to buy and it is powered by TIVO

ACE - Sage

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12 days ago

Your DirecTV streaming box should connect directly to your TV, not your Fioptics device. 

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12 days ago

Thank you for providing this information. If a third-party app that is supported is not available in the Google Play Store on your device, you can still access it by using a compatible device. To learn more, please visit https://www.directv.com/support/article/000066174 We value your feedback and will make sure to share it with our team. Rizza, DIRECTV Community Specialist


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