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Old Sky+ Box

windsor988 Forumite Posts: 50 Forumite
I rung sky last weekend to see if they had any offers available to me (been with Sky for 10 years) they looked and said that I could have the new Sky+ HD box for £29 and if I took the self install they would just charge me for postage and packaging - plus 25% off my bill for 12 months. I took the offer and replaced my old Sky+ box with the new one..

NOW, I have an existing multiroom box which is an older type standard Sky box - does anyone know if I can just plug my old Sky+ box into where my standard Sky box is?


  • Kurtis_Blue
    Kurtis_Blue Forumite Posts: 2,217 Forumite
    Not quite, you will need to pair the card and box, also it will work with one feed but for the full Sky+ facility you will need to run an extra cable feed from the dish.
  • Heinz
    Heinz Forumite Posts: 11,191
    Part of the Furniture Combo Breaker Car Insurance Carver!
    Not quite, you will need to pair the card and box,
    ..... and ask for the Sky+ functionality to be switched on (it's a separate procedure to card pairing and they sometimes forget if you don't remind them).
    Time has moved on (much quicker than it used to - or so it seems at my age) and my previous advice on residential telephony has been or is now gradually being overtaken by changes in the retail market. Hence, I have now deleted links to my previous 'pearls of wisdom'. I sincerely hope they helped save some of you money.
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