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Sky doing away with dishes??



 
 
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Old March 5th 17, 07:44 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Vir Campestris
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Default Sky doing away with dishes??

On 04/03/2017 12:34, NY wrote:
Anyway, in giving some additional people (eg in apartments) access to
Sky, won't they be at risk of removing Sky access to everyone out in the
sticks who has poor internet.


Absolutely. One of the best things about Sky (or freesat) is you can get
it in fringe reception areas.

Andy
  #32  
Old March 6th 17, 06:32 AM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
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tony sayer wrote:

Brian Gaff 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.


Sounds daft one sat covers the whole country, ok with the exception of
very few valley and cave dwellers, but until such times as high speed
net is rolled out everywhere?...


I suspect they wouldn't have bothered to come-up with their new "Sky Q"
boxes requiring a wideband LNB if they were going internet based any
time soon.

  #33  
Old March 6th 17, 07:46 AM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
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On Sun, 5 Mar 2017 19:32:59 +0000, critcher
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?
Brian


imagine the hit on broadband congestion, would it be allowed? would we
as broadband consumers put up with a poor service due to Sky filling the
fibre?


Existing internet services like Amazon, Netflix, iPlayer etc must
already be filling the fibre to a significant extent.

Rod.

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Old March 6th 17, 11:01 AM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
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Default Sky doing away with dishes??

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


We used to have visits from a well-known magnetic tape manufacturer. We
said 'the man from the analine factory is here.

(BASF - Badische Anilin- und Soda-Fabrik)

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Old March 6th 17, 11:15 AM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
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Default Sky doing away with dishes??

In article ,
Ashley Booth wrote:
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


We used to have visits from a well-known magnetic tape manufacturer. We
said 'the man from the analine factory is here.


(BASF - Badische Anilin- und Soda-Fabrik)


as opposed to "Minnesotta Mining & Manufacturing"

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  #36  
Old March 6th 17, 03:55 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
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On Mon, 06 Mar 2017 12:15:39 +0000 (GMT), charles
wrote:

In article ,
Ashley Booth wrote:
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


We used to have visits from a well-known magnetic tape manufacturer. We
said 'the man from the analine factory is here.


(BASF - Badische Anilin- und Soda-Fabrik)


as opposed to "Minnesotta Mining & Manufacturing"

I'm just off to do my shopping at Albrecht Discount.

Rod.

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  #37  
Old March 6th 17, 05:12 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
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Default Sky doing away with dishes??

In message , at 17:23:55 on Mon, 6 Mar
2017, Huge remarked:

And now the ironic bit ...

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This isn't an email, I very much doubt you could propagate viruses via
Usenet (at least, other than on the binary groups)


Easy: put in a url with drive-by malware on the indicated site.
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  #38  
Old March 6th 17, 06:19 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
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Default Sky doing away with dishes??

On 06/03/2017 17:23, Huge wrote:
On 2017-03-06, Roderick Stewart wrote:


And now the ironic bit ...

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This isn't an email, I very much doubt you could propagate viruses via
Usenet (at least, other than on the binary groups) and the separator
is wrong (it should be "--spcr".

)


Tell readers that their machine has been scanned and found to be
infected, advising them to download and run a virus "cleaning" program.

Or advise them to ring a toll-free number for helpful advice...

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  #39  
Old March 6th 17, 08:29 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
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Default Sky doing away with dishes??

Why? a good name has never stood in the way of this sort of thing before.
A company I worked for was called British Electric Traction, but they in
fact made Tellies.
Brian

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On Sat, 4 Mar 2017 11:24:04 -0000
"Brian Gaff" 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?
Brian


And they would have to change the name, too.

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