Freeview box for use with sky dish?

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  1. Greamec

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    Hi all,

    I am thinking of getting rid of sky+ but would like to get a freeview box with a hard drive and maybe twin freeview. The only problem is that I can not get freeview through an ariel so it would have to be able to use my old sky dish (must have coax conectors). It would be nice if I could use topup tv card aswell.
    Does such a box exist?

    many thanks Greame
     
  2. GaryB

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    No Chance. The freeview signal requires a "normal" aerial. The signals are very different and completely incompatible.
     
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    shame but thanks for you reply gary, so i will have to use my sky+ box to get the free view channels? can I use topup tv in my skybox? how much are sky charging these days to have the free channels and recording facility only.

    Greame
     
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    You can't use Top Up TV in your Sky box. The channels that are available on Top TV are also available on Sky (and are not time-shared there) but you will have to pay for them individually or as part of a Sky package.
     
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    £10/month just to have the recording facility on YOUR Sky+ box!
     

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