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    Is it me... or SKY?!

    This is a discussion on Is it me... or SKY?! within the Sky Sports forums, part of the Sky TV Channels category; It's been so long since a post about SKY sports, I just had to write! I just cancelled Sky Sports ...

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      Is it me... or SKY?!

      It's been so long since a post about SKY sports, I just had to write!

      I just cancelled Sky Sports and Sky Movies leaving me with 4 Mixes - Variety, News and Events, Style & Culture, and Knowledge.

      The Sports package channels are advertised here: Sky.com - Products and Services>Packages>Sports

      ... so I thought those were the only channels I would lose by cancelling Sports.

      But I've also lost channels advertised as part of the News & Events Mix Sky.com - Products and Services>Packages>News and Events such as Sky Sports News, At The Races, British Eurosport etc...

      I'm thinking it's either a mistake, or it's me not understanding that cancelling Sports impacts on the News Mix and it's just not advertised at all, or at least very clearly? What do you think?!


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      Re: Is it me... or SKY?!

      My sister only has News and Knowledge.
      It was a bargain Christmas gift package.
      She is a first time Sky user. Its not available to
      existing customers.

      I know for sure she gets Eurosport and Sky Sports News.
      She is a tennis fanatic and Eurosport are good for both
      mens and womens tennis.
      The various packages are very complicated but it doesn't
      seem right that you should miss out.
      Pester them to get those channels back.
      The News mix clearly shows the channels you should have.
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      Re: Is it me... or SKY?!

      Thanks for that, Murdock

      I've just noticed that Fox News has gone too, so it definitely can't be because it's somehow sport related as in the other channels that have disappeared. That was my only logical reasoning as to why.

      I'll chase it up.

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      Re: Is it me... or SKY?!

      Quote Originally Posted by hermann View Post
      I've just noticed that Fox News has gone too


      Surely that's a good thing

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      Re: Is it me... or SKY?!

      :O I'm shocked - Fox News is the most sincere and accurate news channel I've ever seen. ANd those Red Alert banners that are constantly on the screen really make me feel secure.

      You're right, of course:P

      I just took account of everything now missing from the News & Events Mix:

      Fox News
      Sky Sports News
      At The Races
      British Eurosport
      British Eurosport 2
      CNBC
      ESPN
      NDTV 24/7
      Extreme Sports
      Motors TV

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      Re: Is it me... or SKY?!

      Just to conclude what happened here; basically they changed my package without my consent. It took ten days for them to correct it and, to be fair, they gave me a 10 credit as an apology for their error. However, 10 is little comfort when you're without Fox News for over a week... I'm sure you'll agree

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      Re: Is it me... or SKY?!

      Quote Originally Posted by hermann View Post
      they gave me a 10 credit as an apology for their error. However, 10 is little comfort when you're without Fox News for over a week... I'm sure you'll agree
      That means you have missed non-stop, wall to wall coverage
      of Who is Dannie-Lynn's daddy.
      And you missed the dumb blonde in Aruba story.
      Although Geraldo has announced who the killer and rapist is.
      Not a shred of evidence was produced .
      The suspect was not even charged.
      It was just a "belief" of Geraldo.
      Freedom of Speech -
      The US Constitution is treated like a divine text from God.
      I just love the Fox News Channel - especially Greta and O'Reilly.
      There is nothing else like it. Eat your heart out Sky News.

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      Re: Is it me... or SKY?!

      I know people complain about the tv licence price, but let's face it, without the hikes, Geraldo would be working for the BBC... out with the expensive military experts who need hi-tech mapping gadgets to show viewers what's happening and in with a man stood drawing lines in a sandpit. Mind you, a man drawing lines into sand is almost as high-tech as Match Of The Day.
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      Re: Is it me... or SKY?!

      When I had Sky TV I couldn't get Sky Sports News without subscribing to Sky Sports even though Sky Sports News is accessible on a freeview box.

      My weekly visit to my brother's just to watch sports news.

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      Re: Is it me... or SKY?!

      its worth having just to watch jeff sterling with his funny approach to commentry

     

     
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