Free Tv In Uk ?

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hey everyone. i live in southwest uk and was wondering what box and dish i would need to receive all the channels like movies, adult, pay per view etc etc. any advice would be good cheers 'O'
 

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#2
Unfortunately, although it is often rumoured down the pub, that you can get everything free with a modified box etc, it is a little off the truth.

There are a couple of packages at the moment which are less than fully secure, but they are quite likely to disappear from a screen near you in the near future.

Have a good browse through the forums, particularly the CAM and receiver sections, there are some good pointers there as to what can be done with which equipment. It will require quite a bit of research and input though.
 
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yeah i just read up on it, would a technomate work in the uk ? im still confused on the cam and card bit lol like what diffrence does it make if the receiver has one or not. i just pretty much want to watch the adult channels and movies lol
 

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#4
As Rolfw says read the forum have a look what other users are doing.
 

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#5
Yes a technomate will work fine, but it will not get you anything broadcast in the UK, it will be all overseas programming. Do a search on the forum using the term technomate, there are quite a few useful threads.
 
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i have been reading all day and as far as i know technomate will work if its patched or something, but i heard from a friend the card type receivers break down and need reprogramming so im not sure what i need now
 
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ah ok what receiver would i need to get uk channels ? i dont mind overseas channels aswell but it said like 5000 channels i just cant see how that will work lol
 

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#8
For UK subscription channels you would need a subscription as they are not compromised totally secure.

5000 channels is about correct on the full arc but not all are Free To Air and of the rest only a fraction are compromised. There are no guarantees with this hobby, here today gone tomorrow
 

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krazy_tattooist said:
ah ok what receiver would i need to get uk channels ?
That would be a S*y receiver then - totally secure - you want to watch you have to pay.

As rolfw says most of the available channels movies and adult are from abroad but they are in English.

The Technomate receivers get a lot of support and may be a good starting block.
 
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ok thanks il give technomate a phone tommorow, would it be better to buy one already patched and with the software installed ? i have no idea how to do it lol
 

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krazy_tattooist said:
ok thanks il give technomate a phone tommorow, would it be better to buy one already patched and with the software installed ? i have no idea how to do it lol
Well you will not get a patched one from Technomate and that is for sure:-doh!
 
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