Free channels from sky?

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#1
Is Sky doing a deal at the moment? All i have is a sky minibox and a freesat card, but since yesterday, I can get all of the sky channels including movies and sports. Is it just a mistake from sky that they will fix soon, or is it possible that I'm lucky and will get to keep them.

Phil
 

rolfw

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#2
Sounds like a mistake, I'd be interested to hear of anyone else who has similar luck. :)

It is not impossible that they do these sort of things deliberately, as it shows people what they are missing, but it is normally the odd channel here or there.
 

Analoguesat

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#3
A regularly reported freebie. You normally get a month or so to "show you what you are missing"

However Ive heard seversal instances where Sky dont actually tell you about the offer, so folks only get a couple of days when they find out on the forums! :-rofl2
 

iceman

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#4
Analoguesat said:
A regularly reported freebie. You normally get a month or so to "show you what you are missing"
I can confirm that...
 

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#5
It happens, and it gets switched off after a while. A somewhat cynical ploy.
 

Milkybarkid

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#6
Some people with a Freesatfromsky card got a free month in Feb. In March they got a letter offering them a sub at a special price. I didn't bite but I'm sure some did.
 
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#7
I'm still getting free channels! Have been making the most of the movie channels and catching up with all the films I hadn't seen!
Hopefully I'll keep getting them for a bit longer!!!

Phil ;)
 

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#8
FYI Sky have a great deal on atm if your a "Brand New Customer Only"

goto _http://simplydigital.co.uk/ and click on sky deal

Half Price Sky+ or HD Box
Free Install
Half Price subs for 12Mnths

Worth it just for the HD box tbh.

Rgds

PJ
 
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