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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 06:37 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 07:31 AM
by Jomtien 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 11:19 AM
by shopbright Go to last post
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Sky+ box says it ran out of disk space even though 50% is left! by dbf
Hi, hoping someone can help me...my SKY box is 50% full, and when I try to record new shows, it stops and says the disk drive is full...I imagine there's some sort of procedure I need to do to reformat or refragment the drive in there - can I do this without erasing the shows I already have?? How...
April 19th 06 07:56 PM
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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 08:00 AM
by Paul Hyett Go to last post
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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 01:05 PM
by Zero Tolerance 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 08:14 AM
by Appelation Controlee 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 10:06 AM
by tony sayer 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 07:09 PM
by Albert Ross 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 10:03 AM
by Dom Robinson 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 03:14 PM
by Zero Tolerance Go to last post
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Sky v Virgin Media by roger lewis
I am currently with Virgin Media for Telephone & 2MB Broadband. I am charged 30 for this service + call cost of around 5 per month. I also subscribe to Sky+ with Sports for 36 per month. Total 71 per month. I am thinking of switching to Sky as I think web/email access is slower with...
August 23rd 11 01:23 AM
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CHRISTMAS SALE: ANY 24 "TRACI LORDS" OR "70'S/80'S GRINDHOUSE" DVDS37 POUNDS........... by desiree cousteau
CHRISTMAS DVD SALE - ANY 24 DVDS $50.00 U.S. (THIS PRICE ONLY FOR A 24 DVD ORDER OVER THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2007) 70's/80'S GRINDHOUSE DVDS (RAPE/LOLITA/INCEST) & TRACI LORDS DVDS! (NTSC - FORMAT 'NORTH AMERICA PLAY ONLY') *****DVDS - 'NTSC - DVD-R FORMAT'*****
December 16th 07 08:45 PM
by desiree cousteau 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 01:36 PM
by Zero Tolerance 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 01:00 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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24 XXX TRACI LORDS DVDS 42 POUNDS/62 EUROS by GLENN CHARTRAND
TRACI LORDS DVDS FOR SALE AT GREAT PRICES IN DVD (NTSC - FORMAT 'NORTH AMERICA PLAY ONLY') *****DVDS - 'NTSC - DVD-R FORMAT'***** *PLEASE BE SURE TO CHECK THAT YOUR DVD PLAYER WILL PLAY NTSC DVD-R FORMAT* (NORTH AMERICA PLAY ONLY)........PLEASE ASK FOR DVD+R IF YOU NEED IT! ALL TITLES ARE UNCUT...
May 7th 07 06:04 PM
by GLENN CHARTRAND 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 02:48 PM
by Charlie Pearce Go to last post
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Sky box auto shutdown nonsence by Light of Aria[_2_]
Thankfully, these newsgroups had pre-warned me of the forthcoming "problem". Twice yesterday, my (Grundig) "Sky" receiver, who's only function is to feed Bloomberg TV round my home/office, shut its self down. Who the **** do Sky think they are shutting down devices in peoples' homes without so...
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January 25th 09 03:14 PM
by Dom Robinson[_3_] Go to last post
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Freeview Playback rebranded Freeview Plus by Ed[_8_]
Missed this a week or two ago. Not that it means much! http://www.marketingweek.co.uk/cgi-bin/item.cgi?id=61412&d=254&h=260&f=3 Freeview is rebranding its Freeview Playback digital TV recorders as Freeview Plus in a bid to capilatise on the success of its rival Sky Plus. The Freeview Plus name...
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August 28th 08 02:50 PM
by Ed[_8_] 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 02:35 PM
by Zero Tolerance Go to last post
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Freesat Dish Question by Ed
Is freesat picked up by a sky dish, or does the dish have to be realigned? In other words, can I pop out to argos, buy a Freesat box and simply switch it for my current Sky box? Cheers Ed
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August 12th 08 08:37 PM
by Felicity S. 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 03:41 PM
by Zero Tolerance Go to last post
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