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    Picnic Broadband?

    This is a discussion on Picnic Broadband? within the Sky news and announcements forums, part of the SkyUser Announcements category; We have reason to believe and *think* that the new name for Sky's non TV customer broadband product is called ...

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      Picnic Broadband?

      We have reason to believe and *think* that the new name for Sky's non TV customer broadband product is called Picnic Broadband.

      All of the following domains have been ordered by the same person / company.

      picnicbroadband.com
      picnicbroadband.co.uk
      picnicuser.co.uk
      picnicuser.com
      picnicuser.tv

      So if it is Sky, they have purposely stopped the possibility of anyone buying the domains:

      picnicuser.co.uk
      picnicuser.com
      picnicuser.tv

      These have all been registered by:

      Domain Name: picnicbroadband.com

      Registrar Name: Markmonitor.com
      Registrar Whois: whois.markmonitor.com
      Registrar Homepage: MarkMonitor: Internet Fraud Prevention and Brand Protection
      Incidentally the same company that bought / registered SkyCast
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      Re: Picnic Broadband?

      skybroadband.com
      picnictv.co.uk
      is Markmonitor aswell so it is looking more and more like picnic is the name
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      Re: Picnic Broadband?

      Picnic broadband?


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      Re: Picnic Broadband?

      Looking at the domain names registered, and also the fact that .tv ones are registered, I would read into that this is going to be tied in with some kind of Freeview deal? or in fact a new brand of Freeview.


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      Re: Picnic Broadband?

      That's a ridiculous name, you would think something like skylive would be more appropriate

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      Re: Picnic Broadband?

      I agree, what a daft name. I wonder what the idea was behind the descion to nab the picnicuser.co.uk domain, perhaps Sky have seen the success of this site and want to start up a site of their own...

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      Re: Picnic Broadband?

      Well, if we are honest, we went to register them, but got knocked back obviously, it was then that we saw the information about the registrant Markmonitor.com

      Which just ties too much into the other Sky domains.


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      Re: Picnic Broadband?

      Its common practice for a company to purchase all domains that may cause there company or copyrights before someone else does.

      Interested in seeing how this pans out.
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      Re: Picnic Broadband?

      Well just in case, I just purchased picnicusers.co.uk to turn into a user forum....

      Thinking ahead again

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      Re: Picnic Broadband?

      Dammm - missed out on it


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