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    Sky adding three HD channels to its line-up

    Subscribers to Sky HD will soon be able to take advantage of three new HD channels; Sky Sports HD 3, Sky Movies Premiere HD and FX HD.
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    Re: Sky adding three HD channels to its line-up

    "What we really need now is for Sky to drop the additional £10 per month subscription charge for HD customers."

    Which they will do (as they did for Sky+) after they've milked it for a couple of years.
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    Re: Sky adding three HD channels to its line-up

    early adaptors get screwed, fact of life.

    what really grinds my gears is how bad the integration of the HD service is.

    When watching 106, thats sky one.... i don't want to have to think, hurm its 165 in the living room. There should be at worst a button that toggles between SD and HD mode. The channel numbers completely hidden.

    But noooo.
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    Re: Sky adding three HD channels to its line-up

    THe problem is that its 2 separate feeds for HD and SD so at the moment its going to be a bit annoying for ppl.

    As more ppl come in though hopefully sky on hd will have all programs in hd so you wont have to worry about swapping channesl

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    Re: Sky adding three HD channels to its line-up

    More people won't come in whilst the box costs 300-odd and an additional tenner a month on your monthly sub, eeek.

    As dangel says though, the monthly extra is bound to be dropped somewhere down the line. Similar to Sky+. Once they drop the monthly, I might even consider it myself.

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    Re: Sky adding three HD channels to its line-up

    And when they do they'll probably be a lot more on it to justify getting it!

    Sky cost me a fortune over many years, i've gorn freeview now and tbh i'm happy enough until something else is both content-ter-ly and financial-ly more attractive.
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