Can I do this? and will it be cheaper?

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geebeeone

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I want to upgrade to Sky+, would this be the cheapest way?


1. Cancel my existing package and subscription with Sky (Normal digibox which I have had for years).

2. Get my wife to take out a new subscription to sky+ (new customer £89 plus free installation plus half price viewing for 3 months).

Can this be done?
 
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You may have a problem if she stays at the same address.

Talk to S*y and tell them you want to cancel - they may offer you a deal.

If they don't bite tell them you would stay if they match the deal offered for new users - surely worth a try?
 
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gameboy said:
You may have a problem if she stays at the same address.

Talk to S*y and tell them you want to cancel - they may offer you a deal.

If they don't bite tell them you would stay if they match the deal offered for new users - surely worth a try?

Rang Sky the other night. They had a Pace box with 160gb hd in it for 299 euro installed if you take out an extra sub for the old digibox. I already have an existing sub for extra card in Kitchen digibox. So I asked the guy If I would be able to go for ths sky + and not use the old digibox as dont want 3 digiboxes. He said no I would not be entitled to it because im not going to use the old digibox. I said that was bol**x because I already have a extra subscription for extra card. Well after hearing my fustration and dissapointment and just before I smacked down the phone he said that if I cancelled my extra card and rang back up again to upgrade to sky + I would be entitled to it. I said whats the point of cancelling it , to activate it again for sky + when you could just come out and install the sky + and change box id. Now wouldnt that be simpler. Must have been mad murdocks son on the phone. What plonkers. Just going to buy one off e bay and ring back up to change the box id.
 
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john_graydon said:
Must have been mad murdocks son on the phone. What plonkers.
FYI...

James Murdoch of S*y is the only one of Rupert's six children, from three marriages, to still have a senior position in News Corp after Lauchlan quit.

Do you think it was a dissapointment to old Rupert that his kids just didn't want to be part of the dynasty?
 
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gameboy said:
FYI...

James Murdoch of S*y is the only one of Rupert's six children, from three marriages, to still have a senior position in News Corp after Lauchlan quit.

Do you think it was a dissapointment to old Rupert that his kids just didn't want to be part of the dynasty?
Maybe they are just bone lazy or the work is too hard.
Seen sky+ new for 212 euro on e bay, think there is a 40gb in it.
 
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gameboy said:
You may have a problem if she stays at the same address.

Talk to S*y and tell them you want to cancel - they may offer you a deal.

If they don't bite tell them you would stay if they match the deal offered for new users - surely worth a try?
I see your point gameboy, but as far as Sky knows I could have left home or gone abroad or got divorced so how could they stop my wife becoming a new customer?
 
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why dont you go for the multi-room option then the extra subscription is only a tenner
 
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why dont you go for the multi-room option then the extra subscription is only a tenner
Because if you have the right package you do not have to pay £10 a month.
 
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