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    FREE Pay To View Sky Channels (sports,mtv,movies etc) on digital freeview SKY 3 for 1 weekend only 18-20 Sept

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    not sure if this belongs here or not?

    for the first time ever sky will be airing some of its pay tv services on regular free to view digital tv....detailsto follow


    Sky has announced that it will make selected pay TV programmes and content free-to-air on Sky3 for one weekend in September.

    Running from September 18 to 20, the Sky Free Weekend Pass campaign will bring premium content from Sky Sports, MTV, Disney, Sky Movies and Sky Arts to anyone with a digital TV.

    Programming on offer includes live rugby union from the Guinness Premiership courtesy of Sky Sports, blockbuster movie I Am Legend from Sky Movies and documentary series Wild Russia from the National Geographic Channel.

    ESPN, Good Food, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network and Sky Real Lives will also lend premium content for the weekend, with much of this programming being available for the first time ever on free-to-air television.



    Not On Freesat.
    - dcx_badass

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    great, looking forward to the rugby already!! just hope I remember!!

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    yeah seems like a decent offering from sky, im on my mates sky sports and that on the skyplayer for free til end of the month

    cricket n footie for free .....just as it should be

    If anyone remembers, please can you post a reminder - I will if I remember :-D

    yeh ill need a reminder before it starts lol

    Thanks, that's really good! Can't wait!

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    well you are all subscribed to the thread so im sure you will be reminded:)

    Am I being totally stupid in asking what does it mean by anyone with a Digital TV? I have Sky - a few channels but no premier ones.

    casparwhite;6081412

    well you are all subscribed to the thread so im sure you will be … well you are all subscribed to the thread so im sure you will be reminded:)



    I have set it on my computer calendar thingy so will post a new thread in misc if I get the reminder okay, I got my Sky free for a year from last Christmas for 12 months and they won't let me add anything onto it so can't have the movie channels

    yup yup

    Damn, i can't receive Sky3

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    hussaifa;6081883

    Am I being totally stupid in asking what does it mean by anyone with a … Am I being totally stupid in asking what does it mean by anyone with a Digital TV? I have Sky - a few channels but no premier ones.



    it means they will be airing on freeview

    here for the reminder ...

    Can you imagine how many "Subscribe to $ky" adverts/promos/inserts there will be......I can't watch any of the Freeview $ky channels for that reason.

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    hukduk;6083893

    Can you imagine how many "Subscribe to $ky" adverts/promos/inserts there … Can you imagine how many "Subscribe to $ky" adverts/promos/inserts there will be......I can't watch any of the Freeview $ky channels for that reason.



    its sky pay tv streamed to freeview for a weekend , they aint gonna be doing a seperate stream for it with "extra" adverts.........

    if you dont wanna watch it dont.......its free and still got somebody whinging about it:roll::thinking:

    :w00t:

    this will work for those who have the stanard sky box and 6 channel packages?

    casparwhite;6080644

    yeah seems like a decent offering from sky, im on my mates sky sports and … yeah seems like a decent offering from sky, im on my mates sky sports and that on the skyplayer for free til end of the monthcricket n footie for free .....just as it should be



    Yeah I'm using my folks it's great.

    Should be a great day today, come on England :thumbsup:

    I assume Virgin customers won't get them, is it just for Sky?

    K3lviN;6084794

    I assume Virgin customers won't get them, is it just for Sky?



    It's on Sky3. If you get Sky3 on Virgin you'll get it. If not you won't.

    This is the rugby:
    SPORT: Guinness Premiership: Leicester v Newcastle
    On: Sky3 (11)
    Date: Saturday 19th September 2009 (starting in 28 days)
    Time: 17:30 to 19:30 (2 hours long)

    There's no soccer listed yet.

    looks like the rumours are true then sky is getting desperate because so many people have cancelled there packages for a cheaper option, i reduced my last month from £60 to £30 as i was fed up paying for sports then getting told the match i wanna see is on another ppv channel and with all the repeats they show i couldnt justify it anymore...

    Hey, thanks for the info

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    teshnit;6084584

    this will work for those who have the stanard sky box and 6 channel … this will work for those who have the stanard sky box and 6 channel packages?



    K3lviN;6084794

    I assume Virgin customers won't get them, is it just for Sky?



    there appears to be some confusion but i dont quite understand how......like it says in the op sky is going to be available on FREEVIEW so that is ANY digital set top box or TV that can receive FREE VIEW channels

    Even if you dont have sky, virgin or freeview. You got internet

    tvcatchup.com/wat…=36

    Sounds like a nice little bonus... Cheers OP :thumbsup:

    hukduk;6083893

    Can you imagine how many "Subscribe to $ky" adverts/promos/inserts there … Can you imagine how many "Subscribe to $ky" adverts/promos/inserts there will be......I can't watch any of the Freeview $ky channels for that reason.



    are you sure it's not the crap programmes that stop you watching?!

    Expired, not on freesat, so not on 'ANY' digital TV.

    dcx_badass;6090208

    Expired, not on freesat, so not on 'ANY' digital TV.


    A little harsh... Maybe a rewording of the header might have been more appropriate?!? :roll:

    No it was completely misleading and just flat out wrong.

    Why is this expired?

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    dcx_badass;6090208

    Expired, not on freesat, so not on 'ANY' digital TV.



    you are aware freesat is provided by sky arent you and yes it is available on free sat thanks:thumbsup:

    freesatfromsky.co.uk/fre…spx

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    dcx_badass;6090343

    No it was completely misleading and just flat out wrong.



    so which bit is misleading and which bit is plainly wrong exactly?

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    Moved to misc - thanks for the info.

    casparwhite;6090495

    you are aware freesat is provided by sky arent you and yes it is … you are aware freesat is provided by sky arent you and yes it is available on free sat thanks:thumbsup:http://www.freesatfromsky.co.uk/freesat-tv-choice-all.aspx



    That is not free sat at all, that is freesat from sky which is completely different.

    Sky 3 is not on freesat so it is not available for 'ANY' digital TV.

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    aScottishBloke;6090627

    Moved to misc - thanks for the info.



    no worries wasnt sure if it belonged there in the first place hence my initial comment:)

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    dcx_badass;6090661

    That is not free sat at all, that is freesat from sky which is completely … That is not free sat at all, that is freesat from sky which is completely different.Sky 3 is not on freesat so it is not available for 'ANY' digital TV.



    ok dont quite know what you are trying to achieve but hope you are satisfied that more people are not gonna notice this in some strange way:?

    strange selfish behaviour

    This is freesat:
    freesat.co.uk/

    Sky 3 is not there, this is not vailable on 'ANY' digital TV at all only some, just edit your post and remove all the false information.

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    dcx_badass;6090782

    This is freesat:http://www.freesat.co.uk/Sky 3 is not there, this is not … This is freesat:http://www.freesat.co.uk/Sky 3 is not there, this is not vailable on 'ANY' digital TV at all only some, just edit your post and remove all the false information.



    ill edit nothing........until you show me 100% that these channels are not going to be shown on any digital tv like the sky press release states

    like i said i really dont know what you are attempting to achieve or the point you are trying to make?

    expiring a post with the comments you made makes you look like a tool not me:thumbsup:


    i highlighted the any because people kept asking if they needed sky or if they could get it on virgin......helping people

    Look at the link I just gave you, sky 3 is not broadcast on freesat, so the programs cannot be shown on a channel that isn't there.

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    dcx_badass;6090874

    Look at the link I just gave you, sky 3 is not broadcast on freesat, so … Look at the link I just gave you, sky 3 is not broadcast on freesat, so the programs cannot be shown on a channel that isn't there.



    so why didnt you just mention that then instead of being a tool?

    im a leeds lad myself....where abouts are you in leeds maybe we could meet up for a drink and discuss it:-D

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