asked about satellite TV the vast majority of people in the UK think of
Sky. In fact, Sky is the most popular satellite TV system in the UK. However,
Sky is not the only option and depending on your viewing preferences it
can be an expensive way of getting satellite TV.
cheapest and easiest way to get Sky TV is to get the sky package installed.
This will give you a dish, receiver and installation all included. If
you subscribe to a Sky package you will get the equipment and installation
a subsidized price. Click here to order online.
To get the best price Sky will insist you have the equipment connected
to a phone socket for the first 12 months. Once you have ordered Sky,
you request an installation date and an engineer will set it all up for you.
When the engineer installs the system they will put up the dish and
align it correctly, they will then complete the cable runs and finally
connect up your digibox. As part of the installation process they download
the latest software and activate your viewing card.
you're buying through a High Street retailer, the process is the same
except that you get a choice of Digibox – however its worth remembering
that they are all the same inside.
You need to keep your Sky viewing card in your Sky Digibox all the
Free Channels on Sky
If you don't want to subscribe you can get the digibox and dish
free from Sky but the catch is you have to pay fee of £120
to get the equipment installed. Alternatively, you can buy a digibox
and dish via your local papers classifieds or via an independent
stockist. View list of free
to air channels
Contact Sky for free - If you are fed up having to pay 10p a minute to call sky then try this number 0800 731 6965. Why should you let them make a profit from not providing the service you have paid for!