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Are Sky to put BBC/Freeview on the satellite system, and when?

Are Sky to put BBC/Freeview on the satellite system, and when?

Are Sky to put BBC/Freeview on the satellite system, and when?
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The BBC (and now ITV) is no longer be using Sky's subscription to encrypt the BBC channels.

The BBC (and now ITV) have moved their transmissions to a new satellite (in the same place in the sky) called Astra 2D. This targets the British Isles, so the BBC no longer needs to encrypt to protect its copyrights.

This means that in Ireland you will be able to receive ALL of the BBC channels. If these services will appear on the Irish EPG, we will have to wait to find out. Otherwise, you can add them by hand. Which BBC regions are on satellite?

You can get a new free-to-view installation from Sky, by calling their hotline on 0870-606 1111. You will get a new dish, a new Digibox, a new free-to-view card and full installation.



All questions
I currently have an NTL cable line for TV. Will I be able to use this to receive1
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Can any digiboxes separate out the standard 5 terrestrial channels onto an analo3
Can I subscribe to additional channels?4
How come Channel ABC1 on Freeview closes at 6pm yet it advertises shows that are5
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Can I stop paying Sky and use my satellite receiver to get Freeview ?3
I have a Panasonic TV with integrated Freeview how can I record Freeview channel4
My Sky box has a "no signal message" - what do I do?5
How do I change the RF output channel on a Sky Digibox?6

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Monday, 4 February 2013
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Vera Pyrah
10:20 AM Stockton-on-tees

Hi, just bought a tv/dvd (22" HDready 1080Led), which can be wall-mounted, only to find that I can't get BBC programmes. It is sited in the kitchen, so no co-axial aerial, but I do have a new, decent portable aerial.Any suggestions?
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