Is my old Sky box of any use?

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  1. sdavidsonuk

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    I upgraded to Sky+ some time ago, but my old box is just lying in the loft. Is it of any use? Can I sit it in a spare room and gain freeview channels?

    It's either that or I just dump it !

    Any help much appreciated.

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    You can still use it to pickup the free channels, assuming that you have the cable feed from your dish in the spare room. I wouldn't dump it, you never know when you might need it for an emergency etc, ie, if your Sky+ box breaks down.
     
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    thanks for this neil - does this mean I could technically use it in another room as an alternative to freeview then?
     
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    I think that's what I said. However, be aware that you won't get certain free channels such as E4/More4 without a Sky subscription and some other free channels won't be available unless a viewing card is present.
     

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