Sky relaunch Sky Sports with new packages starting from £18

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PostRe: Sky relaunch Sky Sports with new packages starting from £18
by HSH28 » Sun Aug 06, 2017 4:51 pm

KingK wrote:I think BT are a lot less unlikely to get hacked than Talk Talk. You get what you pay for and cheap packages from wannabe big boys are not necessarily a good thing


Based on what? In a world where the NSA and CIA get hacked I don't think you can say anywhere is actually safe from hackers. Places will get hacked, deal with it.

You don't 'get what you pay for', that's nonsense. Especially in a topic on the subject of Sky charging ridiculous amounts for Sports packages, its evidently clear that companies are willing to try to get away with charging exorbitant amounts of money for things you can get cheaper elsewhere if you shop around. Those companies are preying on people who are either too lazy to bother swapping stuff around or think that they must be 'getting what they pay for'.

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PostRe: Sky relaunch Sky Sports with new packages starting from £18
by KingK » Sun Aug 06, 2017 8:41 pm

HSH28 wrote:
KingK wrote:I think BT are a lot less unlikely to get hacked than Talk Talk. You get what you pay for and cheap packages from wannabe big boys are not necessarily a good thing


Based on what? In a world where the NSA and CIA get hacked I don't think you can say anywhere is actually safe from hackers. Places will get hacked, deal with it.

You don't 'get what you pay for', that's nonsense. Especially in a topic on the subject of Sky charging ridiculous amounts for Sports packages, its evidently clear that companies are willing to try to get away with charging exorbitant amounts of money for things you can get cheaper elsewhere if you shop around. Those companies are preying on people who are either too lazy to bother swapping stuff around or think that they must be 'getting what they pay for'.

Based on "I think". Maybe you should stop being so argumentative all the time and read the words written. Who is to say you're right all the strawberry floating time? Certainly not me.

Deal with it

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PostRe: Sky relaunch Sky Sports with new packages starting from £18
by HSH28 » Sun Aug 06, 2017 9:15 pm

KingK wrote:Based on "I think". Maybe you should stop being so argumentative all the time and read the words written.


I did read what you wrote, I presumed what you thought was based on some kind of logic and wondered what it was.

Like I said, when what should be the most secure networks in the world are clearly capable of being hacked, I don't think that you can make a statement about any private company being less resistant to hacking than any other with any kind of authority.

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PostRe: Sky relaunch Sky Sports with new packages starting from £18
by Ste » Mon Aug 21, 2017 12:27 pm

So I'm with Virgin and was under the impression I could just cancel every Sports Channel except the Premier League channel. Called them up to do this but they just switched the whole lot off.

Want to watch the match tonight so have got a Now TV day pass. Will be watching it through my One S and as it up scales to 4k I'm hoping the picture will be better than usual.

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PostRe: Sky relaunch Sky Sports with new packages starting from £18
by KK » Tue Aug 22, 2017 12:44 am

Yeah, the tiered model is only relevant to Sky subscribers. BT are stuck with Main Event and Extra, Virgin Media NowTV and TalkTalk have to still take the full Sports package.

As I'm sure you've noticed already, the NowTV picture quality is better than the SD sat/cable feed, but the motion is not.

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PostRe: Sky relaunch Sky Sports with new packages starting from £18
by Ste » Tue Aug 22, 2017 1:30 pm

Yes, picture quality was good. Didn't notice an issue with the motion either TBH.

Virgin have upgraded me to their new box. Will clear my old box this week and set-it up at the weekend. Bit pointless at the moment as I can get Youtube and Netflix directly through the TV.

Any idea when Virgin will get 4k Premier League?

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PostRe: Sky relaunch Sky Sports with new packages starting from £18
by KK » Tue Aug 22, 2017 1:41 pm

When Sky and BT feel like it. Virgin Media customers still don't have Sky Atlantic.

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PostRe: Sky relaunch Sky Sports with new packages starting from £18
by Ste » Tue Aug 22, 2017 1:56 pm

I don't expect Virgin to ever get Sky Atlantic.

I switched to Sky in 2008 because I'd just got a HDTV and Virgin didn't have any HD content. Virgin had HD in 2012 when I switched back, not sure how long they'd had if for.

So based on that it could still be at least another 3/4 years.

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PostRe: Sky relaunch Sky Sports with new packages starting from £18
by Lagamorph » Tue Aug 22, 2017 2:33 pm

I wouldn't count on Sky Atlantic coming to Virgin or BT anytime soon.

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