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Forum: Sky 27-07-2014, 23:19
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By davemurgatroyd
See this thread -...

See this thread - http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showthread.php?t=1969887&highlight=catch+up
Forum: Freesat 26-07-2014, 11:29
Replies: 60
Views: 4,162
Posted By davemurgatroyd
Your usual load of misinformation. Sky have had...

Your usual load of misinformation. Sky have had their own teams of in house installers for many years - My Sky digital installation over 11 years ago was by a Sky installer and was faultless. Most of...
Forum: Sky 26-07-2014, 10:52
Replies: 505
Views: 55,341
Posted By davemurgatroyd
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Forum: Freesat 26-07-2014, 00:43
Replies: 60
Views: 4,162
Posted By davemurgatroyd
What does this have to do with Sky? It was a "DSO...

What does this have to do with Sky? It was a "DSO Freesat" installation almost certainly not done by Sky.
Forum: Sky 22-07-2014, 19:16
Replies: 16
Views: 1,542
Posted By davemurgatroyd
So it would need 6 cables from the dish OR 4...

So it would need 6 cables from the dish OR 4 cables and a built in multiswitch OR 3 SCR cables from a suitable lnb OR one optical cable, an optical lnb and in built optical multiswitch. Hardly cheap...
Forum: Sky 22-07-2014, 10:40
Replies: 16
Views: 1,542
Posted By davemurgatroyd
There would be a major problem with Sky's present...

There would be a major problem with Sky's present on demand system as the content would need recoding to their progressive download system before it would be accessible.
Forum: Sky 21-07-2014, 21:54
Replies: 16
Views: 1,542
Posted By davemurgatroyd
Already invented in two versions - they are...

Already invented in two versions - they are called catch-up and +1 channels.
Forum: Sky 21-07-2014, 19:32
Replies: 505
Views: 55,341
Posted By davemurgatroyd
This is the Sky forum - if you want others try...

This is the Sky forum - if you want others try the relevant forums
BT Vision and Now TV - http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/forumdisplay.php?f=193
BT Youview -...
Forum: Sky 21-07-2014, 15:37
Replies: 505
Views: 55,341
Posted By davemurgatroyd
In that case what about the BBC and ITV with...

In that case what about the BBC and ITV with their freesat platform as they now seem intent on merging pay services into the platform. We can't have different rules for each.
Forum: Sky 21-07-2014, 15:32
Replies: 505
Views: 55,341
Posted By davemurgatroyd
Not this old chestnut yet again. To allow...

Not this old chestnut yet again. To allow subscription free recording on Sky+ boxes now would cost Sky hundreds of millions in back duty on the tens of million Sky+ boxes imported over the years....
Forum: Sky 21-07-2014, 10:35
Replies: 84
Views: 7,246
Posted By davemurgatroyd
Wrong - Sky catch-up is NOT a mere streaming...

Wrong - Sky catch-up is NOT a mere streaming service, all content has to be recoded to the progressive download spec before it is uploaded to the servers. Also Gold would have to have purchased the...
Forum: Sky 20-07-2014, 14:37
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By davemurgatroyd
This has nothing to do with Sky. and should be in...

This has nothing to do with Sky. and should be in this forum.http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/forumdisplay.php?f=143
Forum: Sky 17-07-2014, 10:41
Replies: 18
Views: 1,390
Posted By davemurgatroyd
Heat can affect the signal in several ways....

Heat can affect the signal in several ways. Different materials expand at different rates with heat and this can cause connections to disappear in three different places - the cable connection to the...
Forum: Sky 16-07-2014, 23:12
Replies: 18
Views: 1,390
Posted By davemurgatroyd
Freesat and Freeview are very similar services...

Freesat and Freeview are very similar services and PVRs for each can have almost identical features - however the channel line-ups are different each having some channels that the other does not...
Forum: Freesat 16-07-2014, 14:15
Replies: 76
Views: 9,253
Posted By davemurgatroyd
That is just the number of subscribers - there...

That is just the number of subscribers - there are almost certainly far more SD boxes than that still in use as FTA and FSFS boxes both in single box non subscription homes and used as sub free...
Forum: Sky 15-07-2014, 23:13
Replies: 12
Views: 1,158
Posted By davemurgatroyd
Look under "Details" - to get there "Services"...

Look under "Details" - to get there "Services" "Right arrow" "System Details".. The version number will almost certainly be 4F3xxx - the higher the xxx number the newer the version.
Forum: Sky 15-07-2014, 00:02
Replies: 154
Views: 20,306
Posted By davemurgatroyd
When will it ever get through to you - there is...

When will it ever get through to you - there is no re-organisation of channels by Sky allowed within the EPG. There are four basic rules
1 Prominence for PSBs
2 Sorted into genres
3 Order within...
Forum: Sky 14-07-2014, 23:38
Replies: 84
Views: 7,246
Posted By davemurgatroyd
The EPG reads "Monty Python Live (Mostly)...

The EPG reads "Monty Python Live (Mostly) ....."
Forum: Sky 14-07-2014, 23:31
Replies: 16
Views: 1,404
Posted By davemurgatroyd
Wrong - what about BBC2 HD (England) on 102 with...

Wrong - what about BBC2 HD (England) on 102 with SD on 142 - on English viewing cards.
Forum: Technical 14-07-2014, 16:14
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By davemurgatroyd
They should be identical in how they control a...

They should be identical in how they control a Sky box but may have different databases of the TVs and other devices they control. It is unusual to quote the URC numbers - most people quote the...
Forum: Sky 13-07-2014, 10:58
Replies: 40
Views: 4,944
Posted By davemurgatroyd
No it does not - it has 250GB not 250Gb. It is...

No it does not - it has 250GB not 250Gb. It is gigabyte (GB) not gigabit (Gb) a factor of 8 difference - 1 byte (B) equals 8 bits (b). Please learn the difference. Now who needs to retract their...
Forum: Sky 12-07-2014, 11:50
Replies: 40
Views: 4,944
Posted By davemurgatroyd
Yet BluRays are more expensive than DVDs [QUOTE}I...

Yet BluRays are more expensive than DVDs
[QUOTE}I notice a lot of abrasive comments from pro-Sky posters on here whenever people challenge mindlessly paying their monthly fee's. I wonder if we have a...
Forum: Freesat 10-07-2014, 00:42
Replies: 76
Views: 9,253
Posted By davemurgatroyd
Probably far more than have freesat HD and SD...

Probably far more than have freesat HD and SD boxes total. With single box households and many more in use with subscribers as second room FSFS and FTA boxes.
Forum: Sky 09-07-2014, 10:37
Replies: 49
Views: 7,799
Posted By davemurgatroyd
It does NOT become an active FSFS card - it is...

It does NOT become an active FSFS card - it is NOT added to Sky's FSFS customer database. As with all cancelled sub cards it merely continues to function in the same way as an FSFS card. Only cards...
Forum: Sky 08-07-2014, 18:16
Replies: 49
Views: 7,799
Posted By davemurgatroyd
In the past Sky have only ever replaced FOC Sky...

In the past Sky have only ever replaced FOC Sky TV subscription cards or FreesatFromSky cards purchased from them less than 3 years old. They have never replaced ex-sub cards and IIRC cards supplied...
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