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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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Sci-Fi +1 currently FTA by Brian W
Currently receiving Sci-Fi +1 FTA on my Nova card with DVB Viewer 11623H, 27500, 2/3. Channel is labelled as '54011' Doubt it will last, but hopefully this is winding up Sky!
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August 1st 08 11:15 AM
by Brian McIlwrath Go to last post
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BBC 1 Channel Islands by Gary Betreen
Well now all the BBC regions are free to air on other channels till the end of the month when they move to the EPG along with BBC1 Wales/Scotland /N.Ireland, when will the BBC in the channel Islands come on stream. The channel is just black at the moment with the BBC interactive banner at...
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March 12th 13 12:00 AM
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service plan by Rob.
How long do these people keep ringing for? It feels like every day I get a call to say that the "manufacturers warranty has expired" and they "just want to get my new cover fixed up" A simple no thanks used to be enough but last night the girl just kept asking "why?". Tioday another one rang...
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January 20th 08 02:13 PM
by sima[_2_] Go to last post
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Help!! by Sparky1964
Hello There I wonder if anybody out there can help me, i can't recieve a satelite signal. Everything is plugged in the right places and i have looked to see if i am recieving a signal ( i am). I have a Thompson digi box about 19 months old.. Any ideas? Thanks
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October 8th 07 11:41 PM
by widgitt Go to last post
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Monthly Subs by Breen
I have just taken a major pay-cut at work and I was wondering if I phoned sky to cancel my subs would they try and tempt me to stay by lowering my monthly fee or would they just let me cancel it and then pester me later with 'come back' calls ? -- Breen Siempre Borracho
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May 30th 07 04:38 PM
by guv Go to last post
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PIN number and FREE to view SKY channels by Rand Al'Thor
I dumped SKY about 3 years ago but use the digital box for the free channels. I have FREEVIEW in our bedroom as a backup. The signal for that can be iffy so I don't want to use that for main viewing. Problem is that recently on occasion Channel 4, Film 4 and Five US channels the screen goes...
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January 13th 07 07:47 PM
by Heracles Pollux Go to last post
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Sky+ recording by SMS by Brian Wescombe
Anyone else tried this? I did a test recording of 'NCIS' on Five tonight while I was out. I was rather surprised when I got back to find that it had recorded!
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July 16th 06 12:29 AM
by Rich Howard Go to last post
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HD Clarrify by Dragon
Ok if i am wrong here but if i get Sky hD and have all the channels which cost me £40 odd quid do i still need to pay the £10 extra for HD, Sorry if i have this wrong but what i have read it seems i dont have to pay £10 or i have i misread dave
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March 26th 06 08:22 PM
by loz Go to last post
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Haggle techniques to reduce Sky and other TV provider costs by Dave
On Money Saving Expert UK this month there is a specific article on how to reduce the cost of your Sky/Cable package with proven haggling techniques; Full details at http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/cgi-bin/viewnews.cgi?newsid1132313772,58146, A friend tried the Sky £10 reduction approach and it...
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January 25th 06 12:11 AM
by Iain Napier Go to last post
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Sky Half Price? by Ed
My latest three month half price deal ends in a month, so I need to cancel. However, usually when I ring they say 'have another two months half price', but starting from the day I call. Is this going on at the moment does anyone know? And yes, i know I'll find out if I ring, but I want to know if...
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January 5th 06 10:26 AM
by Poldie Go to last post
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no wonder ebay has a poor reputation in some areas by loz
Why don't they pull auctions like this? "For a bargain of £4.99 you will receive simple step-by-step instructions on how to get FREE Sky PPV channels, and never have to pay again." It's not as if ebay can say well there's so many auctions some are bound to slip by unnoticed, this one is a...
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March 8th 05 08:05 AM
by Nigel Barker Go to last post
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I'm cancelling Sky, too expensive for me! by Sonars_UK
I'm cancelling Sky tomorrow. I've got the full package and it's representing poor value for money for me at the moment. Nearly everything on my Sky Plus planner has been recored from channels available on freeview so I'm going to pay £10 for Sky Plus as it's great! The only programs I'm going...
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December 13th 04 10:34 AM
by Alun Bell Go to last post
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V2 Yellow House Sky Card by Baroness Edwina Frogbucket
Was there a version 1? I only ask because I've seen them for sale on Ebay and I have a blue Sky card (about two and a half years old)with a yellow house on and Sky say I can't receive ITV, 4 and 5 without a sub yet all these ads say you can. Many Thanks -- Baroness Edwina Frogbucket
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October 31st 04 03:47 PM
by Baroness Edwina Frogbucket Go to last post
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Radio-only receiver? by Phillip Deackes
I am interested in buying a radio-only satellite box to listen to BBC radio on the Astra 2 satellite. I already have an old Sky Digibox, but I dont want the box near the TV and would prefer something which gives more information on the front of the box (as a minimum the channel number). Does such...
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May 4th 05 11:15 AM
by Brian McKenna Go to last post
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If I upgrade to Sky+ will Sky give me a card for my existing box? by loz
I am thinking of upgrading to Sky+. I want to keep my existing box, but I don't want a mirror subscription. I just want it for the "free" channels. Will Sky provide me a card for this? Or will my existing card still work - for the free channels? Or is my existing card transfered to Sky+ Ta Loz
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August 23rd 04 11:40 PM
by Tumbleweed Go to last post
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Sky "other channels" disappeared by Dom Robinson
Anyone else had this, or is it just since the software was updated so you couldn't remove the bloody red dot? I had quite a few in there and they've all disappeared so I've got to start again. Using a silver Panasonic box. TIA, --
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April 4th 04 10:42 PM
by Paul K Hudson Go to last post
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Amstrad to make PVR's for Sky by Holcroft
Today's FT - Amstrad: The group also announced it was about to start shipping personal video recorders (PVRs) - the new generation of set-top boxes - to BSkyB, entering a market dominated by rival Pace Micro Technology.
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March 11th 04 01:38 PM
by QrizB Go to last post
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How does Pout work ??? by Jacko3
I have cancelled $ky and have the up-to-date card (that should allow me to watch FFV) but incase it doesn't... I keep seeing people talk about Pout... What is it? How does it work? How much does it cost? Can I register online?
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November 4th 03 11:01 PM
by Alan Lynas Go to last post
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NFL Coverage on NASN by Chris
I've just noticed that NASN have secured the rights to ESPN's NFL news/highlight shows. Great news for us American football fans. Chris
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September 22nd 03 07:20 AM
by GIL€$ Go to last post
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Sky vs. Freeview by Billy
Has anyone here used Freeview and changed to Sky? I was thinking about getting digital TV before Xmas, but can't decide which to go for. Any advice appreciated. Billy.
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December 18th 03 07:19 AM
by Jomtien Go to last post
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