Ch4 & Ch5

Discussion in 'Satellite TV, Sky TV & FreeSat' started by chmaiden, Mar 14, 2006.

  1. chmaiden

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    anyone else having 4&5 probs...seems to think that they are subscription channels!!! As usual, sky helpdesk are useless after the 54164131 choices to get to speak to someone!
     
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    If you are referring to receiving CH4 and 5 via satellite, they require a Freesat card or a "yellow house" card (ex subscription or obtained free whilst they were available via that route).
    They are not FTA (Free To Air). Thus a non $ky digibox won't receive them either - they are still encrypted.

    Chris Muriel, Manchester
     
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    thanks for your reply Chris and totally understood, but I am actually a Sky subscriber!!!
     
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    I had this once (I think it's caused by a poor/mangled signal coming into the box)

    Turning the box off/on at the mains and then holding down the "backup" button to force a software update, cured it.
     
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    after an hour on the phone to sky they were able to do....nothing! total rubbish. they said they had to pass it on to the card team!!! what a load of rubbish!
     

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