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Sticky Thread Sticky: ***Newbies - Please read this message about the FAQ before posting*** by Jomtien
This FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) link below contains the answers to most of the common questions asked in these groups. Click on it and read it first and if you can't find an answer in it then please post here and someone will do their best to help you (or heap abuse on you as the case may...
February 26th 05 06:31 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Sky Digital FAQ - updated 31/10/2004 for new "Freesat" FTV cards by Jomtien
Sky Digital FAQ Summary: This article answers questions about the UK digital television satellite system "Sky Digital": the equipment needed for reception, and channels and services carried. This FAQ primarily describes the Sky Digital package as provided to UK residents. Residents of the ROI may...
February 28th 05 05:37 AM
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SKY+ by Syberian
Sorry if this asks the obvious, but if i already have standard Sky and i wish to upgrade to Sky+ it is going to cost me 99 plus a extra 10 a month extra whatever package i am on. Now i do not mind the 99, but another tenner, if that is right what a rip off. TIA
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April 9th 07 12:05 PM
by Zero Tolerance Go to last post
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"PRESS RED" - a way to complain by Dom Robinson
Just started this up as I'm pig-sick of the way broadcasters are treating its viewers. http://dvdfever.co.uk/pressrel/pressred.shtml "The 'press red' DOT that won't go away! Posted: March 21st, 2004. The reason for this page is that there is a new menace amongst your TV viewing.
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April 11th 04 07:00 AM
by Paul Hyett Go to last post
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PR - Open TV to release 'timeshift' Interactive TV functionality within the year by NO LOGO
Open TV to release 'timeshift' Interactive TV functionality within the year. http://logofreetv.org/?mode=campaign_news_read&i=160 http://logofreetv.org/
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September 18th 04 02:14 PM
by Zero Tolerance Go to last post
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Sky reveals HDTV launch lineup by Robert McCall
As Posted on digitalspy.co.uk See Original Link http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/article/ds23757.html Sky's High Definition line-up includes a Sky Sports, Sky Box Office, two Sky movie screens and simulcast versions of Sky One and Artsworld. In addition Sky are in negotiations with other broadcasters...
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September 3rd 05 06:09 PM
by Albert Ross Go to last post
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Sky Plus 10 a month fee after cancelling by Ed
Sky Plus is obviously rather good, but once one has had the box for a year I presume you are then released from the Sky contract. As I understand it, however, they block its recording functions unless you pay them 120 a year. Is that correct, and more importantly, how is it legal?
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January 27th 06 12:36 PM
by Zero Tolerance Go to last post
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PRESS RED progress - a response from ITV by Dom Robinson
Small, but reasonably formed so far. More when I get a fuller response from them, but at least it's a start, so that's one in the eye for the weirdos who suggested we "get a life"; http://dvdfever.co.uk/pressrel/pressred.shtml -- Dom Robinson Gamertag: DVDfever email: dom at dvdfever dot...
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April 21st 04 09:03 AM
by Dom Robinson Go to last post
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Long or short advert breaks by Krustov
A film i watched on one of the 'zone' channels the other seemed to stop for a advert break about every 10 minutes . Granted the actual breaks where quite short . But as i always mute the sound on advert breaks - this meant i was constantly reaching for the remote control to mute the sound when...
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April 20th 08 01:35 PM
by Zero Tolerance Go to last post
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FilmFour free on Sky? by Brian Wescombe
Has anyone confirmed whether FimFour will be free (FTA or FTV) on Sky when it launches on Freeview in July? Don't want a repeat of the E4/More 4 situation...
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June 6th 06 07:47 PM
by Arfur Million Go to last post
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Folle****ch by Jomtien
Did anyone else spot our very own James Follet in glorious technicolour on Watchdog yesterday? He was being described as "malicious" by a dubious publishing agent who had taken his fee and then had him make numerous pointless re-writes to a script that apparently had no real potential buyer....
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February 10th 04 04:47 AM
by ah Go to last post
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Rain and Sky+ by RCE Defiant
Can't watch what I have recorded due to no signal because of heavy rain. What a f*cking crock of ****. -- RCE Defiant
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September 28th 03 01:48 PM
by Charlie Pearce Go to last post
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BBC/ITV FreeSat - will this be any different from FreeSatFromSky? by Dave
I understood that the BBC and ITV were going to launch their own free sat package sometime "early" this year: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/tv_and_radio/4221722.stm I was going to wait until this service was launched before getting my parents digital satellite TV (as they live in a...
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March 3rd 06 11:46 AM
by Zero Tolerance Go to last post
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BBC in France by Simon Gardner
I note (to my surprise) that the French satellite comic - Tele-satellite - now publishes weekly BBC schedules (inc CBBC etc) for all their French readers who (we are told) aren't interested in watching the BBC on their dishes that can't (we are told) get it .
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May 14th 04 11:02 AM
by Simon Gardner Go to last post
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The Sky+ 10 fee letter hath arrived by Ed
And as I said a while ago, the 10 fee is dropped for any sky package from 1 July. It will remain for anyone with NO sky digital subscription unfortunately, so basically a two mix package for 15 a month is now the most financially sensible way to be able to use the recording features of the box as...
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June 4th 07 05:56 PM
by Mike Henry Go to last post
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How Will Sky Respond to Freesat by jb[_2_]
Now that Freesat (care of the BBC and ITV) are providing free access to literally hundreds of free satellite tv channels covering virtually every subject imaginable (youd go stark raving mad if you trid to watch even a fraction of the hundreds now freely available - after all you can only watch...
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May 20th 08 02:41 PM
by Zero Tolerance Go to last post
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Sky's HDTV by {{{{{Welcome}}}}}
BSkyB advances HDTV launch plans British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) announced today that it had appointed Thomson as the initial manufacturer of the set-top box for its forthcoming High-Definition Television (HDTV) service. Speaking at the DVB World conference in Dublin, BSkyB's Chief Operating...
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March 15th 05 09:06 AM
by tony sayer Go to last post
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Sky 'auto standby' to roll out from today by Ed
SKY is to introduce technology that automatically switches digital boxes to standby mode overnight - slashing energy bills by 7.5MILLION a year. The boxes will go to "sleep" after 11pm if they detect they have not been used for two hours. The technology will be transmitted to Sky HD boxes from...
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March 28th 07 09:33 PM
by Dom Robinson Go to last post
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Digital TV too complex for viewers, says study by Mike Terry
By Tom Leonard, Media Editor (Filed: 20/09/2003) Millions of viewers do not want digital television because they find it too "laborious and demanding" even to change channels, a study said yesterday. The elderly and short-sighted find it hard coping with the complicated remote control and...
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September 29th 03 08:44 PM
by Owain Go to last post
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Goodbye Sky Onc, Hello Sky1 by Ed[_8_]
Sky Onc is no more. The silly Sky One logo that looked more like ONC than ONE has been replaced with Sky1 http://sky1.sky.com/new-sky1-look It still seems to be wall-to-wall simpsons and Ross Kemp on Gang bangs though
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September 18th 08 07:14 AM
by Appelation Controlee Go to last post
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ITV to decide future of digital satellite by {{{{Welcome}}}}
"Former BBC director-general Greg Dyke says ITV is about to make a move which could decide the future of digital satellite television in the UK." "Dyke says ITV currently pays £17m per annum for Sky carriage and encryption services. ITV's Sky bill could fall to zero if it goes totally...
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November 23rd 04 06:39 AM
by Jomtien Go to last post
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ITV and the BBC are to launch a free digital satellite service by ^^artnada^^
Things could get very interesting over the next year or 2. :) ---- ITV and the BBC are to launch a free digital satellite service in a long-anticipated move to take on market-leading pay-TV company BSkyB. The broadcasters said today they were working together to develop a Freesat service that...
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September 18th 05 03:24 PM
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