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    Can I get On Demand without a subscription??

    This is a discussion on Can I get On Demand without a subscription?? within the Sky On Demand forums, part of the Other Sky help and support category; Using +HD box in bedroom as freesat reciever - can i buy wireless on demand reciever and watch catch up ...

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      Can I get On Demand without a subscription??

      Using +HD box in bedroom as freesat reciever - can i buy wireless on demand reciever and watch catch up tv and get on demand services or will this only work with a subscription?


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      Re: Can I get On Demand without a subscription??

      You need a Sky+ subscription to access on demand. This is normally free with any viewing subscription but is otherwise charged at 10 per month. This will only give you access to BBC Iplayer from within On demand though it will also enable recording of any free to view or free to air channels. I do not know whether the 1st September price rise will have any effect on this.

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      Re: Can I get On Demand without a subscription??

      On Demand seems to download the requested content to the HDD. You can start viewing within a few seconds of the download commencing. So you need a current Sky subscription and a suitable Sky HD box (the old Thomsons don't work) for On demand to function.

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      Re: Can I get On Demand without a subscription??

      Quote Originally Posted by dms05 View Post
      On Demand seems to download the requested content to the HDD. You can start viewing within a few seconds of the download commencing. So you need a current Sky subscription and a suitable Sky HD box (the old Thomsons don't work) for On demand to function.
      Thanks for rapid replies guys it looks as though I'm gonna have to sign up and fork out then - cheers

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      Re: Can I get On Demand without a subscription??

      You might not have to fork out for the wireless connector though:
      Sky Help Forum - Never connected to on demand? We're committed to h... - Help & Support from the Official Sky Forum

      That is, if you're not in a hurry for it.
      People registering their interest in the offer will be notified if they'll get it within 3 months.

      edit
      In the t/c's it does say:
      only available to those customers not using On Demand currently
      so it's account & not box specific.
      Last edited by gymno; 28-07-13 at 11:07 AM.

     

     

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