Second Digibox Offer

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  1. Lex

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    Hi all,

    I have just ordered a second digbox from Sky (£169 until end of June - or £6 per month).
    Has anybody else taken this offer up? I was just wondering what boxes they were offering (I won't find out until the end of next week!!:mad: )

    I know normally you can try and ask your supplier what they have on the van, but as I am paying for it in full I would expect to be offered some choice in the matter!

    Any insights appreciated!
     
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    I decided that £169 was too much and went for a second hand unit which should arrive soon finger crossed. Then I can order my installation.
     
  3. Lex

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    Are you aware that Sky will not install it unless you buy the digibox off of them. You will have to get it done through a local installer (which can be quite pricey) or do it yourself (which means buying a double headed lnb etc...)

    You will also need to contact them seperately to order a new card.

    But, you probably knew all that! ;)
     
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    It doesn't make that clear on the website. Did they tell you this over the phone?
     
  5. Lex

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    Yes. They will ONLY install it if you buy it from them.
     
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    and how much is installation? Can that be paid monthly?
     
  7. Lex

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    Only the digibox can be paid for monthly. Installation is £50 from Sky if you buy the box from them.
    A local installer may be cheaper or more expensize, I don't know.

    It certainly aint cheap, but I decided to go down this route as by the time you track down a second hand box, and then get it installed you have paid nearly as much, with no gaurantee! Less hassle as well.
     
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    think you tend to get the box which the installer has with him

    he gave me the latest grundig box, the one with s-video by advice would be to be nice too him and have a cup of tea waiting
     

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