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    Help for : replacing Sky box by Sky PLUS box

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      Question Help for : replacing Sky box by Sky PLUS box

      Hi, (I am totally new to sky world so sorry if I sound v.dummy)
      I have recently moved house and found a working sky box. The ex landlord has cancelled the subscription which will be stopping in a months time. Will I be able to watch any channels after subscription cancelled ?

      Also, I am planning to buy sky + box so I can record programs. Will that be easy to replace the sky box, Do I have to call engineer from sky for that or Will be just plug and play and I can simply install it.

      Please help.
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      Sam

      p.s. I have got sky card of the ex owner.


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      Re: Help for : replacing Sky box by Sky PLUS box

      Once the card has been cancelled you will continue to receive the Free to Air channels.

      Fitting a Sky+ receiver shouldn't be a problem although you will need two feeds from the dish so may have to buy a quad LNB and run in the extra cable.

      You cannot use the record functions of the Sky+ receiver unless you subscribe to Sky, either 10 for the record functions, or 18 for the minimum subscription which will include the record functions.

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      Re: Help for : replacing Sky box by Sky PLUS box

      Smith99 Thanks so much. That is really really helpful.

      Shame that I cannot record channels without any sky subscription.
      But I am happy as long as I can get free to air.


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      Re: Help for : replacing Sky box by Sky PLUS box

      You're welcome, it is a shame that the Sky+ ceases to be able to record once it does not have a subscripton but I suppose Sky want people to have an incentive not to leave now that there ame many more FTA channels.

     

     

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