[access-uk] Re: Sky TV Freesat

  • From: "Philip Martin" <p.martin13@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 21 Jan 2006 20:02:19 -0000

Hi Trace,
A bathroom seems a very strange place to be working.

Philip
----- Original Message ----- From: "Spring Flower" <spring.flower@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, January 21, 2006 7:28 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sky TV Freesat



typical, mine's my Dad's old one, we used to have two so I could watch my sci fi and him the sport, we had to have two subscriptions, when Dad died we cancelled one of the subs but still have the box and dish set up, was watching sky news on it this morning as it was nearer to the bathroom than the one in the lounge and I was working in there and trying to keep track of the whale,.

Trace

----- Original Message ----- From: "Barry" <bbinc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, January 20, 2006 9:00 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sky TV Freesat



I got an old dish and box off my dad but it was too old to update teh
programming on it.  I think you need one that is at the most 1 year old.

Barry

----- Original Message ----- From: "Spring Flower" <spring.flower@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, January 20, 2006 8:21 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sky TV Freesat



Is it instead of the sky card and what can you get on it?

We have an old sky box and dish, digital but one of the first ones, will
this card go in there and once its in is there any other payments?

Trace

----- Original Message ----- From: "Barry" <bbinc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, January 20, 2006 7:41 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sky TV Freesat



No, you just need the card to go in it for £20. Give Sky a ring and they
will send you one.


Barry H

----- Original Message ----- From: "jim o,brien" <jim.taggart@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, January 20, 2006 6:24 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sky TV Freesat



hi guys, i have just kicked sky into touch. i still have a sky box and
dish.
do i have to pay £150 to get free view from sky?
----- Original Message ----- From: "George Bell" <george@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, January 20, 2006 5:57 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sky TV Freesat



Hi Andy,

(I'd better say first that your HTML message came in as
black text on a black background.)

Yes, it does look like this is Sky's answer to Freeview.
However, at £150 flat fee, on the face of it, it appears to
be a good deal.

What's more, THEY come along and fit it all up, so if it
doesn't work, they cannot force you to pay - can they?

By the way, do you have a proper digital aerial?  When we
got our first digibox, we had to have the aerial replaced.

George.

________________________________

From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Andy
Sent: 20 January 2006 17:49
To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sky TV Freesat


Hi George.

Are you perhaps thinking of subscribing yourself?  Pauline
and I have been thinking of subscribing to Sky but it's the
£30 or there abouts a month that is stopping us.  Is Freenet
the same as Freeview only using a satellite disk?  We
purchased a Freeview box for £50 from Argos only to discover
that it didn't work in our area.  But it really would be
nice to have a few extra channels.  At the moment, we only
get 1,2, itv and 4.

Best wishes.
Andy

----- Original Message ----- From: George Bell
<mailto:george@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Thursday, January 19, 2006 11:42 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Sky TV Freesat


Have any of you signed up for Sky's Freesat?

For a one of flat fee of £150, you get a satellite
dish and all the necessary, installed.

They claim access to around 120 TV channels and a
lot more.

And in their words:-

Freesat from Sky gives access to a choice of some
fantastic TV and radio programmes on offer in the UK in
crystal clear digital quality. Whether it's keeping your
kids entertained or simply entertaining yourself, you'll
know where to find great entertainment whenever you need it.
Catch all your favourites from BBC1, BBC2, ITV, Channel4 and
five, plus great extra channels such as BBC3, BBC4, CNN,
Travel Channel and loads more. And with interactive services
including email, SMS text service, betting and online
shopping, you can do more than just watch.

More details at:-

http://www.freesatfromsky.co.uk/

George.

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