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Alternative to Sky TV with record function

  • 05-04-2022 12:02pm
    Registered Users Posts: 734 ✭✭✭

    Like many I'm trying to cut back on bills as we have let our contracts roll on from year to year paying through the nose compared to new customers. Also wanting to merge my phone broadband and tv altogether.

    The one thing we love about our SKY is the ability to record stuff and watch it back whenever. Most other tv providers don't seem to offer this? Any suggestions? thanks.


  • Registered Users Posts: 7,593 ✭✭✭theteal

    Is virgin available? Record and season link is pretty standard. New user deals would be a lot more attractive than your rolled over sky bill too.

  • Registered Users Posts: 28,386 ✭✭✭✭murpho999

    Have a look at this thread and the forum here.

    Basically , ditch all TV providers. Get a satellite box with a hard disk. Plug in your existing Sky Cables which give you all freeview UK channells, add a a separate Saorview aerial to box for Irish channels and then you're good to go.

    Has good functionality and record functions.

    No more monthly bills.

    Got this and also IPTV service 2 years ago and not looked back and saving over €1200 a year.