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    Using Sky Plus Box without subscribing?
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    • 23rd Feb 08, 8:43 AM
    Using Sky Plus Box without subscribing? 23rd Feb 08 at 8:43 AM

    Please can anyone tell me if I could use a Sky Plus Box to watch and to record programmes without subscribing to Sky?

    Even if I can't record with it, will it work just to play programmes, using my existing dish/cable and Sky card?

    The reason I ask is I have a chance of being given a Sky Plus Box but I've heard you have to have a new cable from the dish for a Sky Plus box to work but am not sure if this would be needed only if are subscribing and wanting to record or whether it would work with the existing dish/cable/card set up without subscription just to watch TV normally.

    Also are the remote controls for Sky universal and do they work both on Sky boxes and Sky Plus boxes?

    Many thanks in advance for any advice.

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