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Forum: Sky 24-12-2014, 23:25
Replies: 11
Views: 2,114
Posted By greenglide
Doesn't it not tell you how long since they since...

Doesn't it not tell you how long since they since the box was rebooted under the about .... tab?
Forum: Sky 03-09-2014, 15:41
Replies: 21
Views: 4,741
Posted By greenglide
Maybe the current SKY Go arrangement provides...

Maybe the current SKY Go arrangement provides sufficient connectivity to keep SKY happy.

The could improve the data rate / picture quality etc but only at a cost. Since this is unlikely to bring in...
Forum: Sky 03-09-2014, 15:30
Replies: 14
Views: 1,178
Posted By greenglide
Yes they are! I had to use one at a garage...

Yes they are!

I had to use one at a garage recently and their card system wasn't working. Whether the card companies guarantee transactions to the same level when not using chip and pin is doubtful...
Forum: Sky 17-05-2014, 18:45
Replies: 44
Views: 7,707
Posted By greenglide
Seriously? Don't think so!!!!!! Virgin has...

Seriously? Don't think so!!!!!!

Virgin has rights to cable TV but nothing else. This is all about broadband which "anyone" can deliver.

Cornwall was a special case because BT had to start somewhere...
Forum: Sky 15-05-2014, 10:02
Replies: 8
Views: 1,082
Posted By greenglide
So it hasn't managed to work out that the other...

So it hasn't managed to work out that the other showings are, actually, the same! Probably due to the dreaded "NEW" or it hasn't realised that HD and SD transmissions are the same (but it usually...
Forum: Sky 07-05-2014, 11:03
Replies: 34
Views: 3,356
Posted By greenglide
And the SKY+ app is not exactly intuitive...

And the SKY+ app is not exactly intuitive IMHO.

I have it installed on both my phone and my tablet. Do I use it to change channels - of course I don't, I use the remote and have 2 magic eyes and a...
Forum: Sky 28-04-2014, 16:54
Replies: 44
Views: 7,707
Posted By greenglide
.... and if the cloud is used, presumably there...

.... and if the cloud is used, presumably there would be no need for satellite either?

Request a programme and then when watching it it could then be streamed from the cloud.

Removes reliance on...
Forum: Sky 16-04-2014, 16:08
Replies: 3
Views: 831
Posted By greenglide
ermm - Virgin, Hyperoptic B4RN spring to...

ermm - Virgin, Hyperoptic B4RN spring to mind?

Fibre to the building is expensive to install so will never be cheap.

In reality how much do you think people would realistically pay for it? The take...
Forum: Sky 15-04-2014, 15:30
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By greenglide
I hadnt realised that there was an advert before...

I hadnt realised that there was an advert before on-demand programmes?

Is it subliminal or am I just used to ignoring / FF skipping them and never noticed?

I find it surprised that the advertisers...
Forum: Sky 15-04-2014, 15:24
Replies: 35
Views: 3,528
Posted By greenglide
So the real issue is that the software in the box...

So the real issue is that the software in the box has changed many times over the years but the remote hasnt?

The remote sadly needs updating but, IMHO, so does the box. A lot of the things that get...
Forum: Sky 10-04-2014, 10:25
Replies: 30
Views: 5,519
Posted By greenglide
Using speedtest.net to establish the "true" speed...

Using speedtest.net to establish the "true" speed of your connection is a complete waste of time as it only gives you a "headline" speed.

If you use the speed at Thinkbroadband...
Forum: Sky 20-03-2014, 12:28
Replies: 12
Views: 2,258
Posted By greenglide
But 21.95 isn't at all competitive for a...

But 21.95 isn't at all competitive for a Wireless Access Point. These are available for 15 from Amazon or start at under 6 on eBay!

It is, at the end of the day, a totally standard bit of...
Forum: Sky 13-02-2014, 12:50
Replies: 16
Views: 2,306
Posted By greenglide
Can you not change the channel used by the WIFI...

Can you not change the channel used by the WIFI network or change the channel used by the sender (if that is possible?).

The video sender "should not" use all the channels in the 2.4 GHz band.
Forum: Sky 12-02-2014, 16:52
Replies: 16
Views: 2,306
Posted By greenglide
So what, exactly, is wrong with WIFI? I took this...

So what, exactly, is wrong with WIFI? I took this as meaning that you couldn't get a good enough coverage?

You can get repeaters for both 2.4 and 5 GHz.
Forum: Sky 12-02-2014, 13:47
Replies: 16
Views: 2,306
Posted By greenglide
If the WIFI is unable to reach why not use a...

If the WIFI is unable to reach why not use a repeater ideally placed somewhere high in the middle of the house so the existing WIFI signal is received (or a powerline connector or CAT 5 or 6...
Forum: Sky 28-01-2014, 09:59
Replies: 10
Views: 1,625
Posted By greenglide
The current SKY WIFI box is very small and...

The current SKY WIFI box is very small and connects via a single USB cable with no requirement for an Ethernet cable or power cable.

Since this can fit neatly behind the SKY box what is the...
Forum: Sky 11-01-2014, 20:09
Replies: 28
Views: 11,779
Posted By greenglide
Surely the wall socket 1 is a straightforward RF...

Surely the wall socket 1 is a straightforward RF to the TV set which you would not feed to the LNB connection on the MOI box?
Forum: Sky 09-01-2014, 14:56
Replies: 107
Views: 17,053
Posted By greenglide
Don't entirely understand this post but- Is the...

Don't entirely understand this post but-

Is the USB port on a SKY box powered even the box is asleep during the overnight period? Fine for an AP to connect the SKY box but different for a WIFI...
Forum: Sky 08-01-2014, 19:38
Replies: 107
Views: 17,053
Posted By greenglide
Can the repeater not be powered from the USB on...

Can the repeater not be powered from the USB on the SKY box (or any other convenient USB port)?

I have a TP-Link repeater / AP so I can't try this.
Forum: Sky 02-01-2014, 11:55
Replies: 221
Views: 31,224
Posted By greenglide
With a tendency for the Wireless modem/router to...

With a tendency for the Wireless modem/router to be on an outside wall (where the telephone point is often provided) often at a low level the wireless coverage in many houses will be less than...
Forum: Sky 24-12-2013, 20:44
Replies: 107
Views: 17,053
Posted By greenglide
This is a standard WIFI device freely available...

This is a standard WIFI device freely available from the likes of:-

http://www.amazon.co.uk/TL-WA750RE-Universal-Extender-function-Configuration/dp/B00CEB53JQ


for 16.98 in this case or this...
Forum: Sky 07-12-2013, 19:53
Replies: 12
Views: 1,353
Posted By greenglide
Hmm - I was under the impression the the outage...

Hmm - I was under the impression the the outage was for the SKY network only. This is because SKY provide their own backhaul from the exchange and do not buy the BT resold service.

Obviously the...
Forum: Sky 15-11-2013, 16:32
Replies: 9
Views: 4,260
Posted By greenglide
But probably not as long as to watch them if he...

But probably not as long as to watch them if he has a reasonable internet connection!
Forum: Sky 14-11-2013, 17:33
Replies: 18
Views: 2,857
Posted By greenglide
Rights issues? Because SKY wouldn't make any...

Rights issues?

Because SKY wouldn't make any money out of it?

Having played with you tube on my smart tv it just doesn't work (IMHO) - you really, really, really need a real keyboard and a box...
Forum: Sky 14-11-2013, 17:27
Replies: 18
Views: 2,857
Posted By greenglide
The main reason for this issue is, I believe,...

The main reason for this issue is, I believe, because there is an issue when the router tries to give a new IP address to the SKY box via DHCP when the SKY box attempts to reconnect after the upgrade...
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