Alternative satellite systems, other than Sky?

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  1. Xstyle

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    What else is there apart from Sky?

    I've heard people getting alternatives from Europe, for more football, other sport, and the 24/7 xxx entertainment.

    I basically want to see if there is a way of not paying Sky there ridiculous amounts of money (which are due to increase marginally), and see if there is anything else which is better?

    I mainly want to see Premiership games in UK, and one of the banner links here says you can do that via a PC. Surely this can be done without too, by getting another dish, or changing the direction of the current Sky dish?

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    (I've also got Freeview)
     
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    I think some other european and middle easter channels broadcast premiership football, but these still might be subscription services.

    What i don't like about Sky is their monopoly over UK satellite and that they lock people into their system by using Videoguard encryption and not allowing box manufacturers to provide for (e.g via cam) or include other encription standards.
     
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    There is tons of stuff out (up?) there, including what you're looking for, but its quite a complex deal to get the interesting stuff onto your tv for free, and can take some effort to keep ahead in the encryption battles. Start with these guys:

    http://www.satdudez-forumz.com/forum/index.php

    put the effort in to learn about it and you will find yourself rewarded!
     
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