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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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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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Just ordered Sky+ and have a couple of questions. by Sonars UK
Hi, I received my monthly copy of the Sky magazine and was tempted by the Sky+ offer (£199 for the box, £50 for installation and no £10 monthly subscription fee) so I've gone ahead and ordered it - it's being installed next Wednesday (8th Oct). I just have a couple of questions: Is there...
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October 18th 03 12:09 AM
by Bob Stevenson Go to last post
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Top Gear failed by Sky+ by Tennant Stuart
In last night's "Top Gear", why did Jeremy welcome Sky+ viewers to the show well after their first item? Is it because these boxes go wrong and start recording at a later time or something? Tennant Stuart -- ____ ____ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ ____ (_ _)( ___)( \( )( \( ) /__\ ( \( )(_ ...
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July 20th 09 06:01 PM
by Tennant Stuart Go to last post
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Price increase in announced in latest magazine. by PS[_2_]
38 from 37 for my Sky Sports Package.
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July 4th 07 12:13 AM
by steeler Go to last post
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Samsung 26" LCD advice by The Mullen™
Hi, can anyone tell me the diff between these two...
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June 26th 07 06:16 AM
by Psychobudgie Go to last post
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Sky + by Welsh Wizard
I am an ex-subscriber to Sky and still have the dark blue Viewing Card that enables me to see all the Free To View Channels on my old Digibox (about a year old I think). I just purchased a Sky + Digibox and have added most of the FTV channels, with the exception of Channels 4 and 5 (which may...
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June 3rd 07 11:00 AM
by iz0nlee Go to last post
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Radio Stations by
Hiya, Who would I contact at Sky to ask them about broadcasting an Israeli radio station? I would very much like to listen to radio tel-aviv over sky and want to know if they would broadcast it. Many thanks,
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July 22nd 06 04:23 PM
by ky Go to last post
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RTE in London by SteveB
I'm from Northern Ireland and am currently living in London - I can, via Sky Digital, receive BBC1 NI, BBC2 NI and UTV (ITV NI). I've entered the details for the Republic of Ireland's RTE1 and RTE2 (10744H SR 22000, FEC 5/6) and can see the current/next programme(s), but the message I get says...
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November 21st 05 01:45 PM
by trilly breem Go to last post
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Any Sky Price Deals for Existing Customers?? by A
Do sky offer any deals or incentives to try and keep you as an existing customer?? I have had the full Sports and Movies Sky package for about 10 years now (loyal Sky customer, etc). I've never bothered with Sky+ and I've just bought a HDD/DVD recorder, so am not too fussed about getting Sky+ in...
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October 22nd 05 05:32 PM
by Zero Tolerance Go to last post
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Cancelling premium channels & Sky+ by steve
Question! If I cancel the premium channels that give me free Sky+ subscription, can I still watch the programs I've got recorded, given that they've been recorded from channels I've still got a subscription to?
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February 15th 05 05:19 PM
by Simon Kempster Go to last post
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TV LICENSING by know the truth
I found a link to this interesting site about those who chase after people with no tv license. http://www.tvlicensing.biz/ seems like some inspectors think they can do what they like....
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November 14th 04 08:25 AM
by rob. Go to last post
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Sat Broadcasting Licences by Ean
At the dawn of Sat Broadcast in the UK there were 2 Licences for Satellite Broadcasting as we all know that one survived to rule, So when is the licence or licences (and are there still 2 licences) up for renewal ?
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March 6th 04 12:11 PM
by Philip GREEN Go to last post
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Sub questions by mad
Some questions re subscribing to the most basic Sky Value Pack (£12.50) for one year if I may: If I subscribe, will the dish, receiver, LNB, etc be provided free of charge for me to keep as long as I like, irrespective of renewing the sub? Or do I need to subscribe to a more expensive pack for...
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October 26th 03 11:15 AM
by Geoff Rimmer Go to last post
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done it by jo
Done it -- NTL is now sitting in a box and the two new sky boxes are installed -- wowo no more freezing when you do interactive.. Where can I download a list of the channels -- I am sure I wont need them - but would like the comfort blanket... -- (All Incoming and Outgoing Emails Scanned With...
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September 23rd 05 08:24 PM
by {{{{{Welcome}}}}} Go to last post
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Sky in a box for 40 quid by Sima
if you are going to get a sub, you may as well order over phone and save 40 quid (but not bad for freeview) BSkyB is hoping to combat slowing subscriber growth and take on Freeview with a major marketing initiative offering a "Sky in a box" product alongside baked beans and washing-up liquid in...
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October 28th 04 04:31 PM
by Ed Go to last post
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ooh, look 29 for an InfraRed IR Blaster to change Sky Digibox channels by [email protected]
This looks good: http://www.redremote.co.uk/serial/index.html But can it change the channel at certain times (e.g. can you tell it to go to Channel 0101 at 7pm? if so how?)
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June 6th 06 08:48 AM
by Nigel Barker Go to last post
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channel re-scan?? by Beck
How do I do a rescan for channels on a sky box? Its a new freesat box but looks to have the same EPG layout as normal sky. I am missing channel 4 from my list - seems to be the only one missing. The installer did say that some channels may be missing until I get the viewing card through, but I...
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June 9th 06 06:14 AM
by Jomtien Go to last post
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Sky + Ordered at the weekend by ukbootlegs
Getting it installed on Monday? Anything I should watch out for?
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October 25th 03 01:40 AM
by Whitey Go to last post
15 424
ISDN & Sky by Malcolm Rose
I have 1 telephone line which has a modem, fax etc., as well as a connection to Sky. I cannot get a connection to Sky Box Office or to Sky+. Sky refer me to BT and vice versa. The independent Sky+ installer said that this a common problem yet Sky do not mention it in their literature and don't...
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October 25th 03 01:48 PM
by Malcolm Rose Go to last post
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Sky box installed for 75 plus 6 months of two mixes by Ed
Rupert's obviously worried about Freeview and DTT... ========= Exclusive to new Sky TV customers, this pack gives you access to over 200 free digital TV channels - that's four times more than Freeview, plus 6 months of Sky's most popular Entertainment Mixes, 'Variety and Knowledge'. WHAT IS 'PAY...
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September 28th 07 06:30 PM
by Judy Booth Go to last post
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Sky News suspends journalists for faking story ! by loz
"CD" wrote in message ... http://media.guardian.co.uk/broadcast/story/0,7493,999743,00.html Perhaps the entire war was faked :-) Loz
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July 18th 03 11:17 PM
by Ben Go to last post
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