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Sky doing away with dishes??



 
 
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Old March 4th 17, 04:38 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Graham.[_12_]
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Default Sky doing away with dishes??

On Sat, 4 Mar 2017 14:15:55 +0000, Max Demian
wrote:

On 04/03/2017 13:07, Roderick Stewart wrote:
On Sat, 4 Mar 2017 11:56:32 +0000, Max Demian
wrote:

I was intrigued by a comment from an expert on one of these late
night phone ins the other day about the great plan for Sky is to be
completely internet based in a few years, thus no dish will be needed.
Does this not in effect make them a cable company?
If they do go this route, where would that leave freesat?

And they would have to change the name, too.

Like Carphone Warehouse hasn't.


And like storecasting services such as "Asda FM" should, but haven't.


"Hospital Radio"



Sharp started by making pencils.

Your local pharmacy gets its drugs from AAH, Amalgamated Anthracite
Holdings.

--

Graham.
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Old March 4th 17, 04:42 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Bill Wright[_3_]
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Default Sky doing away with dishes??

On 04/03/2017 17:12, the dog from that film you saw wrote:

at the moment, but in the future broadcasting channels will probably
seem very quaint - when almost all homes have an internet feed of 1
gigbit even the picture quality argument will go the other way -
broadcast will appear inferior.


And what about the 'almost' people?

Bill
  #13  
Old March 4th 17, 04:48 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Bill Wright[_3_]
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Default Sky doing away with dishes??

On 04/03/2017 17:38, Graham. wrote:
On Sat, 4 Mar 2017 14:15:55 +0000, Max Demian
wrote:

On 04/03/2017 13:07, Roderick Stewart wrote:
On Sat, 4 Mar 2017 11:56:32 +0000, Max Demian
wrote:

I was intrigued by a comment from an expert on one of these late
night phone ins the other day about the great plan for Sky is to be
completely internet based in a few years, thus no dish will be needed.
Does this not in effect make them a cable company?
If they do go this route, where would that leave freesat?

And they would have to change the name, too.

Like Carphone Warehouse hasn't.

And like storecasting services such as "Asda FM" should, but haven't.


"Hospital Radio"



Sharp started by making pencils.

Your local pharmacy gets its drugs from AAH, Amalgamated Anthracite
Holdings.

My business was called Wright's Aerials even though we fixed few aerials
for the last five or ten years.

ASDA was Associated Dairies

Radio Rentals didn't rent radios except in the early days

The Doncaster Free Press costs 1.15

Bill

  #14  
Old March 4th 17, 05:39 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Graham.[_12_]
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Default Sky doing away with dishes??

On Sat, 4 Mar 2017 17:48:37 +0000, Bill Wright
wrote:

On 04/03/2017 17:38, Graham. wrote:
On Sat, 4 Mar 2017 14:15:55 +0000, Max Demian
wrote:

On 04/03/2017 13:07, Roderick Stewart wrote:
On Sat, 4 Mar 2017 11:56:32 +0000, Max Demian
wrote:

I was intrigued by a comment from an expert on one of these late
night phone ins the other day about the great plan for Sky is to be
completely internet based in a few years, thus no dish will be needed.
Does this not in effect make them a cable company?
If they do go this route, where would that leave freesat?

And they would have to change the name, too.

Like Carphone Warehouse hasn't.

And like storecasting services such as "Asda FM" should, but haven't.

"Hospital Radio"



Sharp started by making pencils.

Your local pharmacy gets its drugs from AAH, Amalgamated Anthracite
Holdings.

My business was called Wright's Aerials even though we fixed few aerials
for the last five or ten years.

ASDA was Associated Dairies

Radio Rentals didn't rent radios except in the early days

The Doncaster Free Press costs 1.15

Bill


Granada cinemas, and latterly a TV franchise, were called after a
Spanish town for no credible reason whatsoever.


--

Graham.
%Profound_observation%
  #15  
Old March 4th 17, 05:51 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Peter Duncanson
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Default Sky doing away with dishes??

On Sat, 04 Mar 2017 18:39:30 +0000, Graham.
wrote:

On Sat, 4 Mar 2017 17:48:37 +0000, Bill Wright
wrote:

On 04/03/2017 17:38, Graham. wrote:
On Sat, 4 Mar 2017 14:15:55 +0000, Max Demian
wrote:

On 04/03/2017 13:07, Roderick Stewart wrote:
On Sat, 4 Mar 2017 11:56:32 +0000, Max Demian
wrote:

I was intrigued by a comment from an expert on one of these late
night phone ins the other day about the great plan for Sky is to be
completely internet based in a few years, thus no dish will be needed.
Does this not in effect make them a cable company?
If they do go this route, where would that leave freesat?

And they would have to change the name, too.

Like Carphone Warehouse hasn't.

And like storecasting services such as "Asda FM" should, but haven't.

"Hospital Radio"


Sharp started by making pencils.

Your local pharmacy gets its drugs from AAH, Amalgamated Anthracite
Holdings.

My business was called Wright's Aerials even though we fixed few aerials
for the last five or ten years.

ASDA was Associated Dairies

Radio Rentals didn't rent radios except in the early days

The Doncaster Free Press costs 1.15

Bill


Granada cinemas, and latterly a TV franchise, were called after a
Spanish town for no credible reason whatsoever.


This article says:
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk...a-1471579.html

Smitten by the romance of the Alhambra on a youthful walking tour,
he called his company Granada.

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Peter Duncanson
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  #16  
Old March 4th 17, 07:47 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
James Heaton
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Default Sky doing away with dishes??


"Bill Wright" wrote in message
news
On 04/03/2017 17:38, Graham. wrote:
On Sat, 4 Mar 2017 14:15:55 +0000, Max Demian
wrote:

On 04/03/2017 13:07, Roderick Stewart wrote:
On Sat, 4 Mar 2017 11:56:32 +0000, Max Demian
wrote:

I was intrigued by a comment from an expert on one of these late
night phone ins the other day about the great plan for Sky is to be
completely internet based in a few years, thus no dish will be
needed.
Does this not in effect make them a cable company?
If they do go this route, where would that leave freesat?

And they would have to change the name, too.

Like Carphone Warehouse hasn't.

And like storecasting services such as "Asda FM" should, but haven't.

"Hospital Radio"



Sharp started by making pencils.

Your local pharmacy gets its drugs from AAH, Amalgamated Anthracite
Holdings.

My business was called Wright's Aerials even though we fixed few aerials
for the last five or ten years.

ASDA was Associated Dairies

Radio Rentals didn't rent radios except in the early days

The Doncaster Free Press costs 1.15


Always thought it was Asquiths and Associated Dairies merging?

Had to explain the Lincs Free Press to a colleague when I was on contract in
S Lincs... Free as in unfettered, not free as in a teenager sticks it
through your door on a Fri night...

Does anyone remember Carrefour in the UK? They had a massive superstore in
Caerphilly near where I grew up - the reason being it had easy road access
from Cardiff, Newport and Pontypridd, covering about 35% of the Welsh
population with one shop. Sadly gone now, wasn't built to last, and there's
a modern Asda on the site.

James

  #17  
Old March 4th 17, 09:04 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Graham.[_12_]
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Default Sky doing away with dishes??

On Sat, 04 Mar 2017 18:51:19 +0000, Peter Duncanson
wrote:

On Sat, 04 Mar 2017 18:39:30 +0000, Graham.
wrote:

On Sat, 4 Mar 2017 17:48:37 +0000, Bill Wright
wrote:

On 04/03/2017 17:38, Graham. wrote:
On Sat, 4 Mar 2017 14:15:55 +0000, Max Demian
wrote:

On 04/03/2017 13:07, Roderick Stewart wrote:
On Sat, 4 Mar 2017 11:56:32 +0000, Max Demian
wrote:

I was intrigued by a comment from an expert on one of these late
night phone ins the other day about the great plan for Sky is to be
completely internet based in a few years, thus no dish will be needed.
Does this not in effect make them a cable company?
If they do go this route, where would that leave freesat?

And they would have to change the name, too.

Like Carphone Warehouse hasn't.

And like storecasting services such as "Asda FM" should, but haven't.

"Hospital Radio"


Sharp started by making pencils.

Your local pharmacy gets its drugs from AAH, Amalgamated Anthracite
Holdings.

My business was called Wright's Aerials even though we fixed few aerials
for the last five or ten years.

ASDA was Associated Dairies

Radio Rentals didn't rent radios except in the early days

The Doncaster Free Press costs 1.15

Bill


Granada cinemas, and latterly a TV franchise, were called after a
Spanish town for no credible reason whatsoever.


This article says:
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk...a-1471579.html

Smitten by the romance of the Alhambra on a youthful walking tour,
he called his company Granada.


Well quite!

Incidentally, the bit about the portrait of P. T. Barnum in every
department is true, Even the TV Rental showrooms had to display one.



--

Graham.
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  #18  
Old March 4th 17, 09:39 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Max Demian
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Default Sky doing away with dishes??

On 04/03/2017 20:47, James Heaton wrote:

"Bill Wright" wrote in message
news
On 04/03/2017 17:38, Graham. wrote:
On Sat, 4 Mar 2017 14:15:55 +0000, Max Demian
wrote:

On 04/03/2017 13:07, Roderick Stewart wrote:
On Sat, 4 Mar 2017 11:56:32 +0000, Max Demian
wrote:

I was intrigued by a comment from an expert on one of these late
night phone ins the other day about the great plan for Sky is to be
completely internet based in a few years, thus no dish will be
needed.
Does this not in effect make them a cable company?
If they do go this route, where would that leave freesat?

And they would have to change the name, too.

Like Carphone Warehouse hasn't.

And like storecasting services such as "Asda FM" should, but haven't.

"Hospital Radio"


Sharp started by making pencils.

Your local pharmacy gets its drugs from AAH, Amalgamated Anthracite
Holdings.

My business was called Wright's Aerials even though we fixed few
aerials for the last five or ten years.

ASDA was Associated Dairies

Radio Rentals didn't rent radios except in the early days

The Doncaster Free Press costs 1.15


Always thought it was Asquiths and Associated Dairies merging?

Had to explain the Lincs Free Press to a colleague when I was on
contract in S Lincs... Free as in unfettered, not free as in a teenager
sticks it through your door on a Fri night...


And "free houses" don't serve beer for free.

--
Max Demian
  #19  
Old March 4th 17, 09:40 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Max Demian
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Default Sky doing away with dishes??

On 04/03/2017 18:39, Graham. wrote:
On Sat, 4 Mar 2017 17:48:37 +0000, Bill Wright
wrote:

On 04/03/2017 17:38, Graham. wrote:
On Sat, 4 Mar 2017 14:15:55 +0000, Max Demian
wrote:

On 04/03/2017 13:07, Roderick Stewart wrote:
On Sat, 4 Mar 2017 11:56:32 +0000, Max Demian
wrote:

I was intrigued by a comment from an expert on one of these late
night phone ins the other day about the great plan for Sky is to be
completely internet based in a few years, thus no dish will be needed.
Does this not in effect make them a cable company?
If they do go this route, where would that leave freesat?

And they would have to change the name, too.

Like Carphone Warehouse hasn't.

And like storecasting services such as "Asda FM" should, but haven't.

"Hospital Radio"


Sharp started by making pencils.

Your local pharmacy gets its drugs from AAH, Amalgamated Anthracite
Holdings.

My business was called Wright's Aerials even though we fixed few aerials
for the last five or ten years.

ASDA was Associated Dairies

Radio Rentals didn't rent radios except in the early days

The Doncaster Free Press costs 1.15


Granada cinemas, and latterly a TV franchise, were called after a
Spanish town for no credible reason whatsoever.


What about Mecca bingo halls?

--
Max Demian
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Old March 4th 17, 10:08 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
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Default Sky doing away with dishes??

On Sat, 4 Mar 2017 17:42:52 +0000, Bill Wright
wrote:

On 04/03/2017 17:12, the dog from that film you saw wrote:

at the moment, but in the future broadcasting channels will probably
seem very quaint - when almost all homes have an internet feed of 1
gigbit even the picture quality argument will go the other way -
broadcast will appear inferior.


And what about the 'almost' people?

What are 'almost' people worth to business?
 




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