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    What's left if I cancel the package?

    This is a discussion on What's left if I cancel the package? within the Sky / Sky+ / Sky+ HD forums, part of the Joining or leaving Sky category; Hi folks, Just wondering, if I cancelled broadband and the current SKY package (well out of any 12 month contract ...

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      What's left if I cancel the package?

      Hi folks,

      Just wondering, if I cancelled broadband and the current SKY package (well out of any 12 month contract issues) - can I still continue to get free to air channels, or would I need to buy a new subscription card?

      Cheers


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      Re: What's left if I cancel the package?

      I believe your card would revert to the FTA channels without having to buy another. Maybe others could confirm.
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      Re: What's left if I cancel the package?

      Yes, this is generally what happens.

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      Re: What's left if I cancel the package?

      Quote Originally Posted by NewsreadeR View Post
      I believe your card would revert to the FTA channels without having to buy another. Maybe others could confirm.
      Would the Sky + box remain operative both as a receiver and recorder?

      Cheers

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      Re: What's left if I cancel the package?

      You can still watch certain free to air channels but not others (Dave for example).
      Your box would only be a receiver though as recording requires a sky subscription.

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      Re: What's left if I cancel the package?

      Ah - many thanks - so perhaps the cost of a new recorder would outweight the subscription cost for a while!!

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      Re: What's left if I cancel the package?

      You can still pay the 10 Sky+ subscription to keep the recording side of things I think. Its only free if you have a Sky TV subscription.

      The other thing you could do is get a Sky+ HD box for free, as there are some vouchers floating around, but it would mean that you have to pay for the 10 HD channels for a year as well as renew your TV for 12 months as well.

      I know I have promised someone a voucher but I may have another if you would like it.
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      Re: What's left if I cancel the package?

      Quote Originally Posted by NewsreadeR View Post
      You can still pay the 10 Sky+ subscription to keep the recording side of things I think. Its only free if you have a Sky TV subscription.

      The other thing you could do is get a Sky+ HD box for free, as there are some vouchers floating around, but it would mean that you have to pay for the 10 HD channels for a year as well as renew your TV for 12 months as well.

      I know I have promised someone a voucher but I may have another if you would like it.
      That's very kind of you - at the moment I am thinking of ways to save money - the wife has had a pay cut - but if I get a sudden inheritance I'll let you know.

      Many thanks Mate

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      Re: What's left if I cancel the package?

      I would ring Sky and explain to the cancellations department and see if they could do you a deal to save some money rather than cancel.

      They have been known to do some good deals in these circumstances. Hopefully, you will get sorted out soon. I know what its like.
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