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Receiving HD (fios) signals on an analog TV

I have a Sony TV with an analog tuner - can I receive FIOS on this TV and if not, can the TV be upgraded to receive the HD signals?

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  • xgolfnut Oct 29, 2008

    I currently am on cable and planning to get Verizon's FIOS. Am I able to receive these signals with the Sony FD Trinitron WEGA KV-36FS120?

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You can receive the signals over Fios the same as cable.

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