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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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Older Sky+ box provided for new install by Michael
I got Sky+ installed today. I am a new Sky customer after having cancelled my NTL/Virgin cable TV. I am obviously very keen on the PVR of Sky+ so when I was ordering Sky last week I made a point of enquiring about the Sky+ box I will get fitted. The salesperson said that they didn't have access...
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March 12th 07 12:06 PM
by John Russell Go to last post
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Shock horror : Ofcom actually does something useful by Jomtien
I thought that someone else might have spotted this, but obviously not. Ofcom is *finally* going to cap the payments charged by Sky for EPG services. About time. Should have happened 8 years ago. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/4930110.stm -- Digibox problem? : A reboot solves 90% of these.
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May 2nd 06 08:04 AM
by Jomtien Go to last post
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Will the FIFA Word Cup on be on HDTV? by Dave
I understand that HDTV is already live in Australia, and my question to the Aussies here is has it been confirmed whether the FIFA World Cup 2006 in Germany will be shown on HDTV there? I understand this is the first time the Australian soccer team will be in the completion and there will be much...
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January 4th 06 06:45 PM
by Tumbleweed Go to last post
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Sky HD box now effectively free by Ed[_8_]
Yes, I know you have to sign up at around 45 a month to Rupert's evil empire, but if you were thinking of getting Sky HD, the box is now just 49, but you get a month's sub free if you sign up online http://www.sky.com/portal/site/skycom/skyproducts/getsky
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February 17th 09 10:19 AM
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Sky+ to be free on any package from 1 July by Ed
Header says it all really. No charge for Sky+ sub with even the two mix basic pack - currently 15 a month - from 1 July.
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May 19th 07 06:05 AM
by Jomtien Go to last post
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Sky's new on screen mid-programme advertising by Chris Howells
Edster wrote: For the people who wanted to see it. It comes on after the first advert break, spins around for a bit, then the text changes, it spins around a bit more, then fades away. Who wants to bet this will be a feature of all programmes within 3 months? Ergh. It's already driving me...
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February 22nd 06 07:18 PM
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Is this legal? by Nick
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3174613255&category=4696 Advert reads: You are bidding on FREE SKY CHANNELS AVAILABLE NOW !! Want to watch the latest films,sport and adult channels for free?? This is totally legal.Even includes pay per view events. This takes seconds to set...
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February 15th 04 07:24 AM
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ITV1 & 2 now FTA (Free To Air) on Digital satellite by ^^artnada^^
ITV1 & 2 now FTA (Free To Air) on Digital satellite - Yep as of this morning November 01st ITV1, (Ch 103), ITV2, (Ch118) have now joined the Free To Air (FTA) club! And about time too. Now only Ch4, Ch5, E4, More4 to go. --
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November 3rd 05 04:10 PM
by Peter Pratten Go to last post
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SKY rip us all off! King Kong pin protected (proper post) by [email protected]
So after all this time King Kong comes to sky movies two. And they decide to show it on multiscreen. So we flick onto it at seven, and are gretted with a screen... Please enter PIN. Now come on... this isnt a porn movie! Its a normal film shown at its appropriate time! And... We have never used...
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January 15th 07 09:03 PM
by MikeB Go to last post
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Scart connectors by Andy K
Hi, I've got a Sky Digital box and video recorder both connected to the TV via two separate scart cables. However, I've noticed in the video recorder manual that it says to connect the video to the Sky box with a scart cable via the second scart adapter on the video and Sky box (AV2). But what...
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April 24th 05 04:48 PM
by Mark Fraser (News) Go to last post
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Still possible to get a Sky V2 pout card by NO LOGO
http://forum.logofreetv.org/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=808 To whom is may interest: I can categorically confirm that as of today, I was able to upgrade an expired V1 Sky Card to a V2 Sky Card (to receive Free To Air channels such as ITV1, Channel 4 and FIVE), using the Pout Method for the fee...
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March 31st 04 06:57 AM
by Jomtien Go to last post
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Sky playing hardball, no offers if you threaten to cancel. by Ed
Normally Jan and Feb are full of 'please stay with Sky' offers because people are broke after Christmas and call to cancel. But reading the MSE thread on the subject no-one, but no-one at Sky's turnaround dept. is even entertaining a conversation about an offer, let alone offering...
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January 21st 07 04:03 PM
by awavey Go to last post
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OFCOM threaten to revoke Auctionworld licence by {{{{Welcome}}}}
Summary On the basis detailed in the Decision: Under powers delegated from the Ofcom Board to Ofcom's Content Sanctions Committee, Ofcom has decided: a) to give notice to Auctionworld Ltd ("Auctionworld") that Ofcom intends to revoke its licence: however, in accordance with section 238 (2)(c) of...
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November 22nd 04 10:03 PM
by Soruk Go to last post
37 1,750
On The Blob by Joe
Yep, and to be honest it's ONLY tv; a ****in red dot and we've got this tadger making up a website about it; somehow not 'getting' that it seems very very sad "nwsy" wrote in message ... Dom Robinson is unsquishy
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April 4th 04 05:36 PM
by Graham Wilson Go to last post
37 1,149
So why have sky cut off the major European dealers? by [email protected]
I know sky should not be used in Europe but lets face it there are close to 800 000 paying subscribers outside of the uk, without this all the uk subscribers would be paying more every month. So what has changed now? Sky seem to have kicked all the asas that were previously supplying cards and...
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January 8th 08 04:44 PM
by Gaz Go to last post
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FTV Card Services NOT Issuing any more Series 2 Cards by Stuart
"Chris Vowles" wrote in message ... A dark day for all those who bought boxes to view FTV TV on, bye bye five. Yes, I do remember just a year ago some strange people here deriding my decision to...
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July 17th 03 02:08 PM
by Jomtien Go to last post
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HD...I'm curious by bixx
....surely with all the repeats on BBC not all of the BBC HD output is going to be Planet Earth and Attenborough documentaries. Surely they're going to have to start broadcasting Dad's Army and a bunch of old Python stuff at some stage. Excuse my ignorance (and the time to go a hunting in these...
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May 29th 06 11:32 PM
by SteveL Go to last post
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Sky Broadband MAX Install by The Kop King
Hi, My mum has just got sky broadband, received sky netgear hub, had confirmation that the line has been activited etc. We went for self install option as i'm normally pretty good with computers/internet etc. but for some reason the router will not connect to the internet. Web status page on...
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December 31st 06 11:31 PM
by krft Go to last post
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UK Court finds Sky+ service to be of poor quality. by Jomtien
Quoted from the AVForums on http://www.avforums.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=90921 Speaks for itself really. "My Sky+ County Court Claim" "I posted a few times about my Sky+ troubles, primarily in the threads here and here. I haven’t posted anything since I said I was filing...
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September 8th 03 10:11 AM
by Chris Croughton Go to last post
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The BBC Regions and those abbreviations by Chris Vowles
BBC Regions and abbreviations on Sky Digital platform, there are some corkers, the best one has to be BBC 1 EYks&L, no wonder they have left some of the DOGs on for now (BBC say they will remove them after "testing") http://www.vowles-home.demon.co.uk/Sat/bbcregions.htm#regions Chris
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August 11th 03 08:32 AM
by Jomtien Go to last post
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