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  1. buddy777

    Advice getting sky broadband please

    Sky have offered me their broadband for 30pounds a month and the first 3 months free.This sound like a good deal as i pay talk talk 43 pounds monthly My problem is talk talk include my landline phone bill. so my question is will i get the same cover from sky? ]
  2. Crushbam3

    Samsung smart remote wont output IR after the TV turns on?

    After checking with my phone camera i can see that the remote that the remote that came with my samsung S95B tv outputs IR when the TV is turned off but once it turns on it stops, this isn't an issue when it comes to controlling the smart tv and nvidia shield but my sky+hd box only works with IR...
  3. C

    Long read article on Galaxy TV & British Satellite Broadcasting

    I have just started a (free) long-read blog/newsletter about failures. The idea for my very first blog post was inspired by reading some very interesting discussions here on the birth of Satellite TV in the UK. I think a few members here may find it an interesting read, so I wanted to share...
  4. E

    Help choosing best setup wifi, poe for home

    I have just moved to a new home and had sky broadband transfered. The router is in the living room on the ground floor, and my study is on 1st floor furthest point away from the living room. The expected broadband speed is around 35mb, maximum i can get with another provider is 67mbs due to...
  5. snowy2004

    Should I upgrade now or wait ?

    I have Sky Ultrafast Plus at £42 per month. It has 2 months to run on it's contract. When the contract runs out I want to continue with Sky due to the Sky Mini's acting as Wifi Repeaters etc... However there is now the offer of Gigafast (900Mb instead of 500Mb) for an extra £10 per month. We...
  6. topgazza

    Sky Broadband FTTC Speed Going Slower

    I was going to leave Sky when the price went up from £25 for 58-70 Mb to £27.50 but they gave me a £36 credit which meant the monthly average will be £25.50. I can live with that. However. My speed about 6 months ago was 59mb at the router according to Sky. Then a few months ago it went down to...
  7. speedfox

    Using SKY+ with one connection to the LNB

    There has been a single satellite connection point in my living room that I haven't used until I recently picked up an old SKY+ box from a car boot sale. I bought it to just get some extra channels, because I knew they could pick up the unencrypted ones, but when I got it home I was pleased to...
  8. Lee

    Leaving Sky broadband but service is unavailable elsewhere

    I'll be looking at moving from Sky but I'm having an issue in that if I go to the Now and Plusnet websites it says something like broadband is not available in my area. Can't see how that can be true as I've never had a problem before. I have previously been with Now broadband. Anyone else...
  9. topgazza

    Sky Price Increase, Cancelling and number porting

    In anticipation of the £2.50 a month increase on my Sky broadband I have started to shop around. So far Vodafone, Plusnet and NOW look the best all around deals. Unless Sky play ball and cancel the price increase as I will tell them I will leave, I will leave. The contract allows for that...
  10. dUnKle

    Connecting to Sky router and not being able apply changes

    Hi My dad has had sky internet for years and this week they have just sent him a new router etc. Rather particular in like to change the default password but no matter what we are unable to apply any changes Using iPads (have no wired devices) and have tried safari, chrome and edge. Just...
  11. snowy2004

    Cancelling Sky for BT effect on Sky Q?

    Hi all, This is a bit of a complex one : My current setup is Sky FTTC - router connected via Ethernet to Sky Q main box. Ethernet from router into my home office with an eight port switch in there. Rest of house connected via Wifi (mainly TV's and tablets/laptops) - One of the rear bedrooms...
  12. 005

    Leaving Sky Broadband For Now

    I got my contract up very soon, I know NOW are basically Sky & operate in Ireland, should I take their better offer or go with Sky for another 18 months for £4 more, of course the NOW offer is better for a 12 month contract. I know sometimes people who work for ISP's can offer sometimes...
  13. P

    New SKY network advice

    I have just moved into an old cottage with very thick (60cm) stone walls both internally and externally. In my old house i had Virgin and 3 x Orbis with my Sky Q which worked well for the most part once I turned wifi off on the Sky Q box and hard wired it to the Orbi router. This isn't an...
  14. mr starface

    Sky Router vs Archer VR600

    I am upgrading to Sky ultrafast next week and have just received a new router, model number SR204. I replaced my last Sky Router with an Archer VR600 so was wondering if I should stick with the Archer or if this latest Sky router will be a better option? That is assuming the Archer can be used...
  15. F

    Which router for my situation?

    I have recently moved in with my partner and unfortunately for me, there is no fibre in our postcode. She has Sky broadband. I need a wired ethernet connection that is as rock solid as possible as I work in family law and all our hearings are via Teams now. The Sky router is frankly rubbish and...
  16. Bacus

    Sky BB speed, true or false.....

    I have Sky Broadband fitted a while back, we had speed issues and after Sky came out and checked it we had to have a new BT line installed from the street to my property. Broadband has been ok but I have issues streaming stuff from my tablet to my tv as it keeps buffering. Now when I log into...
  17. R

    SKY superfast Broadband Fttp - identify box on wall.

    Just moved into a house in a private road. I have ordered Sky Superfast broadband and they have said that I should have a NTP installed but I don't. Its just some BT main socket with a MK3 filter plugged into it. The previous owner said the Internet was really slow. An openreach engineer...
  18. zaka789

    ASUS Router Dropping Connection Frequently

    Hi all. I moved over to Sky 9 days ago now. I have my own set up in a Draytek Vigor 130 and an ASUS RT-AC86U with Merlin installed. The day my Sky connection went live I sorted everything out and the connection was fine. 70mbps and all as expected. Yesterday however, on the morning of day 8...
  19. T

    Recommendations for mesh SKY Q network?

    Hi, is anyone able to recommend a good mesh wi-fi setup that works with Sky Q? I am able to get good download speeds 90mb+ but wi-fi keeps dropping out. We don't have a huge number of devices connected (possibly 25 or so). Not sure if the dropouts are interference or just poor performance from...
  20. mmurdoch

    Poor Sky wifi in bedrooms do I need powerline adaptors

    Morning all, looking for some advice and assistance We have Sky fibre superfast but the wifi is really poor in the kids bedrooms for Xbox One online gaming and they moan a one legged donkey is quicker and more stable. The Sky Q router is in the lounge feeding the Sky Q box and my Amazon tv box...
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