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    Anyone have Sky TV in School?

    Does anyone have Sky TV in School? How much does it cost?

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    Not Sky, but I've setup Freesat. You just need a TV license.

    Freesat (if you're unsure) uses the same cabling and dish setup as Sky, pointing at Astra 2 @ 28.2 degrees east. This allows you to receive all the FTA (Free to Air) channels.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael View Post
    Not Sky, but I've setup Freesat. You just need a TV license.

    Freesat (if you're unsure) uses the same cabling and dish setup as Sky, pointing at Astra 2 @ 28.2 degrees east. This allows you to receive all the FTA (Free to Air) channels.
    Yes but we want Sky Sports hence I want to know how much sky charge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fiza View Post
    Yes but we want Sky Sports hence I want to know how much sky charge.
    No idea, but you could always phone/email them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by fiza View Post
    Yes but we want Sky Sports hence I want to know how much sky charge.
    Out of pure interest how does having Sky Sports in a school educate children? Is it for PE lessons or something?

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    We have sky. £68.00 a month. We pay a year off at a time via cheque. We show sky news every day in our student zones to keep them up to date with current affairs, we also have subtitles on sky news to help with reading and we also show sports events when they are on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PeggleStar View Post
    Out of pure interest how does having Sky Sports in a school educate children? Is it for PE lessons or something?
    yes the request came from PE Dept

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mark182 View Post
    We have sky. £68.00 a month. We pay a year off at a time via cheque. We show sky news every day in our student zones to keep them up to date with current affairs, we also have subtitles on sky news to help with reading and we also show sports events when they are on.
    What do you get for £68 per month?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael View Post
    No idea, but you could always phone/email them?
    Edugeek is always my first port of call

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    Everything but sky movies and XXX channels. We obviously cannot charge for viewing and sky go isn’t included in the package so we cannot view via web browser.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mark182 View Post
    Everything but sky movies and XXX channels. We obviously cannot charge for viewing and sky go isn’t included in the package so we cannot view via web browser.
    Thanks. Shame about Sky Go. Could have come in useful to show things in the main hall over the projector and screen.

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    could get a hdmi over ethernet adapter and run that from the sky box to the projector in the hall if its not to far?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DSapseid View Post
    could get a hdmi over ethernet adapter and run that from the sky box to the projector in the hall if its not to far?
    Quite a distance. some of it covered by fibre.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mark182 View Post
    Everything but sky movies and XXX channels. We obviously cannot charge for viewing and sky go isn’t included in the package so we cannot view via web browser.
    Do you have the HD or BT Sports channels?

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    Quote Originally Posted by fiza View Post
    Thanks. Shame about Sky Go. Could have come in useful to show things in the main hall over the projector and screen.
    You not stick it through a Slingbox or something internally?



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