If I cancel Telewest will they come for the STB??

Discussion in 'Cable TV & Virgin Media TV' started by Pebble, Feb 3, 2005.

  1. Pebble

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    Hi all,

    I currently have Telewest digital TV , Blueyonder + Telephone package.

    I was thinking about changing my TV to SKY while still keeping the telephone + internet package with Telewest.

    Will Telewest come for the STB if I cancel the TV package??

    If not , can I still get the basic TV channels from the STB? e.g BBC +ITV

    Ta :thumbsup:

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    The Telewest box remains the property of Telewest, unfortuantly they do want it back from you if you cancel their services or they will bill you for it.

    When I lived in Bristol they came out to collect it and in Bristol I had to send it back myself.
     
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    Thanks Astaroth,

    Looks like a video sender or multi-room into my bedroom then

    Cheers

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    however as part of the cable liscence they have to carry analogue 1-5 on the cable infrastructure so while STB goes back you can just cut/pull the F connector of the telewest cable and fit an aerial plug and use that on TV's internal tuner...
    All becuase Mrs Thatcher didnt like aerials and dishes on roof tops.....
     
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    Thanks HD - Didn't know that. I'll give that a bash tonight with my old portable in the bedroom (crappy coathanger aerials)

    Ta

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