Sky are phasing out the unique freesat playing cards and changing them with the brand new white playing cards. These of you who have already got a freesat card might want to improve to a brand new one in case you want to proceed watching sky channels sky tv.
The rationale for this has not been made clear by Sky, however they’ve made it free for present prospects to improve to the white card, all you want is a UK tackle. The do request although, that you simply return the previous card to them in a stamped addressed envelope which they give you.
Those that at the moment shouldn’t have a freesat card nonetheless, will nonetheless have to buy one of many white playing cards. These white playing cards will set you again £30.
All freesat playing cards have to be activated and registered to a UK tackle. If you happen to reside overseas, don’t be disheartened although. It’s pretty straightforward to bypass the system by having it registered on the tackle of a pal or relative after which take the cardboard again abroad with you. That is one thing which is finished by many expats residing in France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Corsica and Monaco which allows them to avoid wasting themselves from the embaressment of not understanding the native TV and in addition maintaining with the most recent installments of Eastenders, Coronation st, Hollyoaks, Emmerdale and all the opposite issues that they cannot bear to be with out of their new house nation.
Freesat playing cards work in any commonplace Sky digibox together with Sky Plus and HD bins, nonetheless, recording is disabled and not using a legitimate present sky subscription.