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Dreambox + Astra2

gb2

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Is it possible to view ITV 1 and 2 with a Dreambox?
I only get ITV3 and ITV news..

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rolfw

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Not at the moment, as they require a Sky digibox and Freesat card, there may well be a CAM emulator for the DB in the near future to take a Sky card, but it is not in the public domain at the moment.
 

gameboy

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#3
gb2 said:
Is it possible to view ITV 1 and 2 with a Dreambox?
I only get ITV3 and ITV news.
Not presently - they are still controlled by Sky and require a Sky card to view.

ITV are still in talks with BSkyB over this as the agreement ran out at the end of last year. They may choose to go the way of the BBC and move their signals to a tighter footprint over the UK and go free-to-air.

Keep checking here for updates in the news forum.

Sorry Rolfw - Must type faster.....
 

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gameboy said:
Not presently - they are still controlled by Sky and require a Sky card to view.

ITV are still in talks with BSkyB over this as the agreement ran out at the end of last year. They may choose to go the way of the BBC and move their signals to a tighter footprint over the UK and go free-to-air.

Keep checking here for updates in the news forum.

Sorry Rolfw - Must type faster.....
ITV are already carried on Astra 2D so the footprints wont change if ITV go fta (some sort of announcement is currently unlikely before mid April.)