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    Replacement Sky Router

    This is a discussion on Replacement Sky Router within the Sky Router forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; In fairness many people have successfully purchased replacement routers from sites such as eBay and have been able to use ...

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      Re: Replacement Sky Router

      In fairness many people have successfully purchased replacement routers from sites such as eBay and have been able to use them.

      Obviously the official stance is that this shouldn't work as it mucks up their ability to trace who is doing what with their broadband.

      As Tom correctly pointed out though, occasionally a router is locked out of Sky's servers, but in fairness this is rare from what I have read on this forum.

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      Re: Replacement Sky Router

      I have bought about six from eBay and all of them worked. It is obviously in Sky's interest that they say you must use the router you are supplied with, we know that is not true. If the Sky eService Team want to believe it, that's fine

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